Provides total patient care as assigned according to the core standards of patient care and established policies and evidence-based practices.
Assumes accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care as well as discharge planning for each patient.
Contributes to decreasing the length of stay/waiting time as per unit specific goal. Works in collaboration with Case Management to achieve goals.
Documents all relevant information correctly, appropriately, and in a timely manner.
Reports equipment failures, safety and security issues, and/or reduction of supply inventory to Head Nurse or designee.
Contributes to the achievement of cost efficiency savings on unit. Maintains an awareness of resource utilization, exercising care in the ordering and use of staff, equipment, and materials.
Monitors activities in the patient waiting areas and informs appropriate individuals of unusual occurrences.
Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures.
Participates in self and other’s education, training and development, as applicable.
Performs other related duties as assigned.