RN - Med/Surg (23180445)

Location: Iowa
Duration: Full Time
Job ID: 21888 (23180445)
Company: Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC
Contact: Megel Troupe    Call: 97390133622
Practice Type:   Hospital
Job Posted: 11/19/21

RN - Med/Surg - 21888 (23180445)

Summary:
• Ref #: 21888
• Profession: Registered Nurse
• Specialty: Medical-Surgical
• Job Type: Full-time
• Location: Fort Dodge, IA
• Weekend: Every third weekend and 2 Holidays per year
• Shift Type: Not Specified

Requirements:
• 1-year current hospital experience - Required
• BSN - Preferred Equipment/Supplies Used: Electronic and mechanical patient care equipment, office equipment, medications, including controlled substances and therapeutic gasses.
• Iowa license (Compact Allowed)
• ACLS (AHA)
• BLS (AHA)

Responsibilities:
• Conduct comprehensive and focused physical, behavioral, psychological, spiritual, socioeconomic, and environmental assessments of health and illness parameters in patients, using developmentally and culturally appropriate approaches.
• Implement holistic, patient-centered care that reflects an understanding of human growth and development, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical management, and nursing management across the health-illness continuum and across the lifespan.
• Communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team, including the patient and the patient’s support network.
• Deliver compassionate, patient-centered, evidence-based care that respects patient and family preferences.
• Implement patient and family cares around the resolution of end-of-life and palliative care issues, such as symptom management, support of rituals, and respect for patient and family preferences.
• Provide appropriate patient teaching that reflects developmental stage, age, culture, spirituality, patient preferences, and health literacy considerations to foster patient engagement in their care.
• Implement evidence-based nursing interventions as appropriate for managing the acute and chronic care of patients and promoting health across the lifespan.
• Monitor client outcomes to evaluate the effectiveness of psychobiological interventions.
• Facilitate patient-centered transitions of care, including discharge planning and ensuring the caregiver’s knowledge of care requirements to promote safe care.
• Provide nursing care based on evidence that contributes to safe and high-quality patient outcomes within healthcare microsystems.
• Create a safe care environment that results in high-quality patient outcomes.
• Revise the plan of care based on an ongoing evaluation of patient outcomes.
• Demonstrate clinical judgment and accountability for patient outcomes when delegating to and supervising other members of the healthcare team.
• Manage care to maximize health, independence, and quality of life for a group of individuals.
• Demonstrate the application of psychomotor skills for the efficient, safe, and compassionate delivery of patient care.
• Develop an awareness of patients as well as healthcare professionals’ spiritual beliefs and values and how those beliefs and values impact health care.
• Manage the interaction of multiple functional problems affecting patients across the lifespan, including common geriatric syndromes.
• Understand one’s role and participation in emergency preparedness and disaster response with an awareness of environmental factors and the risks they pose to self and patients.
• Engage in caring and healing techniques that promote therapeutic nurse-patient relationships.
• Demonstrate tolerance for the ambiguity and unpredictability of the world and its effect on the healthcare system as related to nursing practice.
• Continues professional development and involvement in professional activities that enhance nursing practice by sharing knowledge through networking and research.
• Assess and choose teaching strategies appropriate to the patient’s and their families’ age-specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn, and level of comprehension.
• Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.
• Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents, and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.
• Engage in care of self in order to have resiliency, with the ability to accurately perceive and respond well during stressful situations.