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RN PCU

Company: Global Pharmatek
Location: Aiken
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

14 beds ratio is 3:1 / 4:1 Purpose of Position Plans, implements and evaluates nursing care, utilizing nursing process for assigned patients. Provides for psychosocial needs of patients. Job specific standards: Assessment: --- Performs body system assessment and accurately and promptly, including assessment of pain --- Assesses patient/family educational needs and expectations of hospitalizations --- Incorporates clinical indicators (labs, radiology, vital signs) in SBAR hand-off report to physician or other staff --- Assesses the biological, psychological, physical and cultural needs of patients/families --- Recognizes and provides ongoing assessment of any change in patient condition Collaboration: --- Participates with all disciplines in providing for assessed needs of assigned patients. --- Is accessible to unit at all times and Clinical Supervisor is always aware of location. --- Willing to ask for help when necessary. --- Participates in unit-based problem solving. --- Attends 75% of all staff meetings. Collegiality: --- Oversees and assigns direct reports within their scope of practice. Assist direct reports with problem solving --- Shows autonomy in conversing with physicians and physician assistants in every interaction --- Contributes to a healthy and supportive work environment. --- Communicates effectively with staff Diagnosis --- Monitors, recognizes and reports abnormal test results Education --- Provides health education and procedural information to patients and families based on assessed needs Ethics --- Follows the chain of command and serves as the patient advocate within applicable laws and patient rights. Evaluation --- Considers patient views about healthcare and documents compliance or lack of willingness to make life style changes Implementation --- Implements the individual interventions from the plan of care --- Identifies possibilities for pos-hospital care from outside agencies Leadership --- Performs relief charge role when necessary after orientation Planning --- Develops and evaluates plan of care based on assessed needs of the patient and family. Initiates and updates the plan to meet the ongoing needs of the patient and family --- Ensures the workplace is clean and ready for anticipated activities. Professional Practice --- Audits/tracers show minimal documentation errors --- Serves as a resource to others. Preceptor to students and new hires Quality of Practice --- Washes hands prior to each contact and use gloves when any soiling may occur --- Documents appropriately for transfer of patient care inter-and intra agency. May need assistance with COBRA/EMTLA guidelines. --- Demonstrates appropriate clinical skills. --- Provides care independently to assigned patients --- Demonstrates skills in using special equipment such as monitors, infusion pumps, or oxygen equipment. --- Demonstrates compliance with quality measures. --- Documentation is accurate, timely, and problem-focused Resource Utilization --- Exhibits sound time management skills to prioritize care for patients. Manages time effectively to minimize overtime and burden to next shift.

ACLS - Required BLS - Required PCU experience - Required: 1 Years Primary Source Verification - Required RN License - Required

Keywords: Global Pharmatek, Augusta , RN PCU, Healthcare , Aiken, Georgia

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