Clinical Nurse (Acute Medicine, RN)
Company: Medstar Research Institute
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Why Join Us? ### Clinical Nurses at Washington Hospital Center
deliver exceptional nursing care to patients and families. Our
#Pathway to Excellence# designation from the American Nurses
Credentialing Center identifies the Hospital Center as one of the
best places for Registered Nurses in specialties like critical
care, neuroscience/trauma, emergency medicine, and women#s and
infants# services. # # Benefits We Provide: RN residency programs
and tuition assistance to advance your unique career plans and
goals Medical, dental, and vision choices, including Flexible
Spending Accounts (FSA) that allow Associates to set aside pre-tax
dollars to pay for healthcare and dependent care expenses. An
environment of world-class medical, clinical and research practices
and innovation where you will truly impact patient care and
outcomes. # # Our Job Requirements: # Education Graduation from a
basic educational program in professional nursing, BSN preferred.
For new graduates hired with an Associate degree, employment is
contingent upon enrollment into an accredited BSN program within
one (1) year of employment and continued matriculation to achieve a
BSN within 5 years of program start date.# # Experience Prior
clinical nursing experience preferred. #
Certification/Registration/Licensure Licensed as a Registered Nurse
in Washington, D.C. BLS is required. #
- Job Summary
Delivers proficient nursing care to patients and families whose
needs range from uncomplicated to highly complex.
- Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Clinical: Identifies current and potential complex problems of
specific patient populations, critically analyzes trends and
changes in patient status, and plans appropriate interventions
directly or indirectly through other nurses.
Clinical: Collaborates with nurse leaders and colleagues to
develop standards of care.
Clinical: Develops and documents a plan of care that
communicates to all caregivers the individualized needs of a
patient with highly complex problems.
Clinical: Identifies and evaluates long and short-range goals of
Clinical: Serves as a patient advocate by independently
communicating clinical concerns in a timely manner to other members
of the health care team.
Clinical: Documents patient information in a manner that
reflects the ability to integrate the nursing assessment data,
pathophysiology of disease processes, and the therapeutic regimen
into an appropriate evaluation of the patient status.
Clinical: Coordinates and delivers care to patient (s) with
complex nursing care needs to ensure the highest level of safety
and quality while promoting a positive patient experience.
Educational: Provides input to the orientation program for new
Educational: Conducts the individual orientation for new
Educational: Conducts and evaluates formal unit-based education
Administrative: Assumes formally designated resource role for
colleagues in unit management.
Administrative: Acts as a consultant for nursing staff in the
clinical management of patients.
Administrative: Provides input to the ongoing clinical
evaluation of staff.
Administrative: Exhibits a demeanor that invites utilization by
staff for problem solving.
Administrative: Participates in the formulation, implementation,
maintenance and evaluation of departmental goals, objectives,
policies and procedures.
Administrative: Participates in the implementation and
evaluation of unit assessments and audits, including quality
assurance and process improvement.
Administrative: Assesses patient care needs, establishes
priorities and delegates tasks to peers and ancillary support staff
as appropriate to scope of practice and unit requirements.
- Administrative: Participation in unit-based committees and/or
department of nursing committees.
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