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Provides clinical direction for all aspects of patient care in
an acute inpatient setting, fostering patient/family centered care.
Demonstrates clinical competency utilizing evidence based
practices/research in al areas of the nursing process: assessment,
planning, implementation, evaluation and outcomes. Incorporates
knowledge of safety protocols, cost containment and quaility
improvement throughout the nursing process. Identifies patient,
unit and organizational priorities and incorporates into the
Adheres to all compliance and policy/procedures of the
organization including, but not limited to: licensure renewal,
assigned training, employee health screenings, time and attendance
poilicy, dress code policy, patient confiendtiality, infection
control, medication administration. Demonstrates knowledge of
regulatory agency requirements (TJC, DHEC, CMS). Provides care
within the scope of the South Carolina Nurse Practice Act.
The acute inpatient setting usually requires staff to be
scheduled for a significant amount of shift, weekend, holiday, and
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
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 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).
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
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 maintaining 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).
Based on assessment/reassessment of patient response to
interventions, evaluates plan of care for effectiveness, documents
progress toward expected outcomes, and revises plan of care as
needed. Reports changes in patient condition and refers unresolved
problems to appropriate healthcare team members. Discusses outcomes
with peers (via shift to shift report) and with other healthcare
Evaluates opportunities for quality improvement; based upon
evaluation, incorporates performance improvement recommendations
into the plan of care as appropriate.
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.
Evaluates own nursing practice in relation to professional
practice standard guidelines, state statutes, policies, procedures,
rules/regulations and current specific knowledge. Takes personal
accountability for maintaining competency through education and
professional activities to promote the healthcare of the community.
Maintains professional licensure and completes required mandatory
education in a timely manner. Reflects on identified areas of
strength that offer opportunity for improvement.
Ensures that written documentation and oral communication
focuses on pertinent information to support meeting patient/family
Serves as the patient's advocate and coordinator of care,
working collaboratively with the physician(s) and other members of
the healthcare team.
Associate's Degree in Nursing. BSN preferred.
One year experience as a registered nurse.
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in South Carolina
In Lieu Of The Above Minimum Requirements
In lieu of 1 year of registered nurse experience, will accept
successful completion of the Prisma Health Nurse Residency
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Effective at Data Conversion
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Greenville Memorial Med Campus
1008 Greenville Memorial Hospital
10086263 Family Beginnings
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