Overview

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES: – Implements the nursing process with patients including carrying our physicians orders regarding diet, medication and treatment in accordance with hospital standards of care – Performs assessments; monitors and ensures quality care through observation and evaluation; documents nursing interventions on care plans and medical records, and reports findings to physicians as needed – Instructs patients, staff and family members regarding treatments, nursing plans and related patient care – Distributes and maintains records of controlled drugs and insures their security – Responds to emergencies; maintains availability of medications and supplies; ensures cleanliness of equipment and environment – May participate as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of patient care – May participate in the development and review of policies and procedures – Assists in resolving charge discrepancies as directed ED experience a plus to help with ED when unit is closed. Position Urgency:Quick Start