RN Job Description & Duties

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Job Title

RN

Employee Duties & Responsibilities

1) Provides care appropriate to age of patients served.

2) Assesses plans implements evaluates and documents outcomes related to nursing diagnosis patient care problems for each patient.

3) Collaborates with all members of health care team to promote a seamless patient care continuum.

4) Coordinates patients plan of care through effective shift-to-shift communication.

5) Provides a safe comfortable and therapeutic environment for all patients their significant others.

6) Utilizes appropriate techniques necessary to control prevent infections.

7) Employs critical thinking skills sound judgment in all aspects of care initiates emergency care as necessary.

8) Addresses patient and family education needs considering patient level of comprehension style of learning discharge needs.

9) Follows proper chain of command when issues or problems arise demonstrates appropriate follow-through.

10) Displays professionalism at all times maintains patient confidentiality.

11) Stays current in field of specialty by actively participating in continuing education maintaining certifications annual competencies.

12) Actively participates in orienting new staff contributes to growth of others.

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