Mount Helena


St. Peter's Health
Job Description
JOB SUMMARY (overview of job): Demonstrates knowledge of the nursing process as a standard, incorporating elements of holistic family centered care through the collection, verification and organization of data about a patient’s health status, planning for care, implementation of the plan and evaluation. Provides direct patient care in the clinical setting under the direction of the Unit Director or designee, and the Charge Nurse. Performs detailed and accurate assessments of acutely ill patients and completes documentation in a timely and accurate manner according to hospital policy and regulatory requirements. Facilitates patient hand-offs and provides assistance to move the patient through the care continuum. Works collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team, co-workers, physicians, and the community emphasizing a teamwork environment. Ability to implement quality care standards for Advanced Medical/Telemetry patients with disease processes including, but not limited to: Heart Failure, Cardiac Complications, post Cardiovascular procedures, Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, Hematology, multisystem involvement, Neurological, Pulmonary, administration of vasoactive medications and Renal Failure. EDUCATION: Graduate of accredited professional school of nursing. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY: Current Montana License as a Registered Nurse. BLS Required. Additional certifications may be required please see specific job description for details. Aptitudes: Ability to achieve cognitive, organization and emotional maturity to deal effectively with multiple tasks, stresses, deadlines, difficult situations and/or customers. Possesses positive interpersonal and communication skills necessary for effective, non-judgmental, and empathetic patient care and customer relations. Positive attitude and emphasis on customer satisfaction. Ability to achieve expected organizational behavioral standards. Open to feedback and a quickly changing environment, which requires flexibility in scheduling, equipment, and department assignments.
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