RN Clinical - Registered Nurse - Med Surg - Tele - Mercy Health West Hospital
Registered Nurse - Medical-Surgical
Cincinnati, OH
Job Description Summary of Primary Function Delivers patient care utilizing the nursing process through data collection and assessment, identifies and determines the priority of patient’s problems/needs, and evaluates the process and outcome of nursing care; coordinates, provides and directs patient teaching activities and coordinates the care provided by health team members. Essential Job Functions In collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team, conducts initial and ongoing patient assessment, analyzes assessment data, creates a plan of care, implements treatment and evaluates treatment effectiveness; administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and procedures; serves as point of contact for patients' care coordination throughout hospital departments. Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department. Incorporates the professional practice model into care delivery Skills • Knowledge of contemporary nursing practice and future innovations • Nursing judgment and skill based on principles of the biological, physical, behavioral, and social sciences • Application of the nursing process in patient care delivery • Coordination of patient care delivery • Evaluation of professional nursing practice to optimize goals and outcomes • Health teaching and health promotion • Patient advocacy and partnership • Inter-professional collaboration and leadership • Understanding and utilization of office and clinical technologies • Compassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in illness, suffering, pain, and existence • Integration of quality improvement, evidence based practices and research in practice • Accountability for professional actions • Effective stewardship of available resources • Conflict management and resilience • Authority for delegating activities to others, while remaining responsible and accountable for outcomes Certifications BLS Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (preferred) Valid nursing license from the state of practice (required) Education Associate of Nursing, nursing (required) OR Diploma in Nursing (required) Bachelors of Science, nursing (preferred)

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