·Compliance - Patient Services Staff
Sustain a working understanding of regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Support leadership in efforts to meet and sustain the regulatory compliance efforts of the department and hospital. Be mindful and judicious in monitoring safety and departmental policies and procedures. Ensure all individual certifications and Safety College requirements are fulfilled in a timely basis. Work with department managers, nurse council and magnet representatives to identify and share safety best practices. Be mindful of CCHMCs processes and compliance with CMS standards and freely communicate safety and compliance concerns to leadership team members.
·Patient Care - Age Specific and Culturally Diverse
Consistently integrates age specific and culturally diverse concepts into patient care, taking into consideration both the patient's chronological age and developmental functioning.
Utilize the plan of care to provide nursing care to patients and families as assigned by, and in conjunction with the Registered Nurse (RN). Obtains and communicates patient data for inclusion in the overall and ongoing patient assessment. Assist with the development of the plan of care and actively participate in patient care conferences. Provides direct patient care in accordance with current standards of practice and hospital and nursing policies, procedures and standards. Documents results of care given and contributes to the evaluation of the effectiveness of care. Assists in the discharge planning; participates in patient and family teaching. Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary health team members.
Provides for the exchange of appropriate patient care and clinical information. Provides data, which will contribute to the assessment of a patient's needs, the organization's capability to provide care or treatment and the appropriate level of care within scope of practice. Provides for the exchange of appropriate patient care and clinical information. Provides data, which will contribute to the assessment of a patient's needs, the organization's capability to provide care or treatment and the appropriate level of care.
Adheres to safety procedures appropriate to children's ages and developmental levels. Ensures that work areas are organized and present a safe, accessible, effective and efficient environment for employees, patients and families.
·Learning and Development
Maintains currency in field through participating in care conferences, staff meetings, in-services, Seminars, literature and other educational offerings. Indentifies and assumes responsibility for learning needs. Integrates new knowledge into practice.