RN-Outpatient Parkridge Part Time Day Shift
Company: Prisma Health Upstate
Posted on: October 17, 2020
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Job SummaryProvides clinical direction for all aspects of patient
care in an outpatient setting. Demonstrates clinical competency
utilizing evidence based practices/research in all areas of the
nursing process: assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation
and outcomes. Incorporates knowledge of safety protocols, cost
containment and quality improvement throughout the nursing process.
Identifies patient, unit, and organizational priorities and
incorporates into the nursing process.
Adheres to all compliance and policy and procedure requirements of
the organization including, but not limited to: licensure renewal,
assigned training, employee health screenings, time and attendance
policy, dress code policy, patient confidentiality, infection
control, medication administration. Demonstrates knowledge of
regulatory agency requirements (JCAHO, DHEC). Provides care within
the scope of the SC Nursing Practice Act.
The outpatient setting usually does not require staff to be
scheduled for a significant amount of shift, weekend, holiday, and
- Assessment - Collects data and completes nursing assessment
utilizing appropriate area and/or age specific standards/policies
and tools. Completes appropriate forms. Assesses and recognizes
subtle or actual changes in patients' status and patient response
to intervention. Identifies nursing priorities for patient plan of
care based on nursing assessment (and other data as appropriate).
Validates these priorities with healthcare team members and
documents appropriately. - 20%
- Planning/Outcomes: - Develops an individual plan of care based
on the age and assessed needs of the patient. Develops the plan in
collaboration with the patient and/or family, the physician, and
other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. Updates
the plan based on changes in the patient's condition and
communicates changes in the plan to other members of the team.
Identifies realistic and measurable goals and outcomes to be
attained prior to discharge. Validates these with the patient
and/or family. Demonstrates respect for the patient's/family's
cultural, spiritual, and belief system in planning for care.
Includes planning for discharge to assure continuity of care and a
smooth transition post discharge from one level of care to another
(to include appropriate referrals). - 20%
- Implementation - Provides direct care to assigned patients
consistent with the established nursing plan. Performs specific
tasks based on organizational, departmental and/or unit policies
and procedures within the RN scope of practice. Delegates nursing
tasks as appropriate to members of the healthcare team, developing
written assignments (if appropriate) and ensures completion of
assigned tasks. Monitors quality of care delivered on a continual
basis; ensures appropriate surveillance of assigned patients.
Provides care based on patient and unit priorities, coordinating
and organizing tasks as appropriate, utilizing known resources
internal and external to the unit. Incorporates cost containment
principles into nursing care. Assumes responsibility for patient
safety by maintianing a safe environment to include awareness of
safety procedures, protocols and adherence to patient care
standards. Utilizes appropriate technology in daily practice.
Utilizes performance indicators to collect data, monitor quality
and effectiveness while providing nursing care. Completes assigned
hospital/unit performance improvement monitoring (audits). -
- Evaluation: - Evaluates nursing plan of care for effectiveness
and determines progress toward expected outcomes. Revises
diagnosis, outcomes and plan of care based on evaluation of data.
Reports changes in patient status and refers unresolved problems to
appropriate health team members. Discusses outcomes with peers via
shift to shift report and with other healthcare team members as
appropriate. Evaluates opportunities for quality improvement and
based upon evaluation, incorporates PI recommendation into nursing
plan of care as appropriate. - 15%
- Patient/Family Education/Teaching-
Identifies/assesses patient/family learning needs and teaches
- using language and terminology that the patient/family is
- providing examples to clarify ideas
- implementing and evaluating teaching plan (encourages
- Micromedex utilization
- computer resources
Communicates the patient/family's need for education/teaching to
others in the healthcare continuum. - 15%
- Professional Accountability - Evaluates own nursing practice in
relation to professional practice standard guidelines, state
statutes, family policies, procedures, rules and regulations and
current specific knowledge. Maintains competency through education
and professional activities. Reflects on identified areas of
strength that offer opportunity for improvement. - 10%
Associate's Degree - Nursing
1 year experience in Nursing as a Registered Nurse
South Carolina Licensed RN - Registered Nurse
In Lieu Of The Above Requirements
In lieu of 1 year of registered nurse experience, will accept
successful completion of the Prisma Health Nurse Residency
Other Required Skills and Experience
Basic Computer Skills
Patient Equip (vitals, suction, defib)
Work ShiftDay (United States of
America)LocationParkridgeFacility1560 Baptist Parkridge
HospitalDepartment15626160 Operating RoomShare your talent with us!
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