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STAFF NURSE - Canton, OH #4034068


Company: Aultman Health Foundation

Date: 10/13/2017

Category: Computer Software

City: Canton, OH

STAFF NURSE


Requisition 7525


Location Aultman Orrville


Department AOH - MED SURG


Schedule Full Time


Shift Night Shift


Hours 7p-7a Saturdays and Sundays, with 2 shifts on call/month


Job Details


Certification as required by job description


Demonstrate good communication skills


Demonstrated integrity and strong work ethic


Summary :


Provides direct patient care to adolescent through geriatric patient population in the critical care setting. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient's clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement and QI activities.


Responsibilities:



  1. Performs a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.

This includes pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.



  1. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life

span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population


served. Able to interpret data about the patient's status in order to identify each age


specific needs and provide care that is needed.



  1. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identifies dysrhythmias and treats

appropriately based upon ACLS protocol. Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of


patient and correctly interpret the results.



  1. Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient

and their clinical conditions. Follows the five medications rights and reduces the


potential for medication errors.



  1. Assesses and reassesses pain management techniques utilized using the WILDA

scale. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management, and documents the


results of pain management.



  1. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses

psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their


families. Functions as a liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other


health care providers.



  1. Is professional at all times, maintains good working relationships with all

departments and physicians, and staff members. Maintains a clean and neat


appearance, wears nametag at all times.


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