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Temp Assignment Based RN - Centralized Nursing Resources - Day

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 19560
Date Posted: Feb 23, 2024

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Description

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  • Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth, as you take advantage of the opportunities to advance to other roles and responsibilities!
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  • Novant Health is recognized as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Forbes Best Employers for Women in 2020, Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality and 50 Best Places for Women and Managers of Diverse Backgrounds to Work.

 

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Centralized Nursing Resources

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.100000

Work Type: 1 to 31 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 12HR DAY - Most of shift btwn 7A-7P

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Overview

Summary:

The team member’s Number One job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understands how to contribute to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families. At Novant Health, people are our business. We treat each other with respect and compassion. We embrace the differences in our strengths while fostering an environment of inclusion, empowerment, inspiration and courage. The team member will use Novant Health’s First Do No Harm (NHFDNH) safety behaviors/error prevention tools and high reliability strategies as appropriate to ensure a safe, remarkable patient experience. Temp Assignment Based RNs are experienced, proficient nurses within their specialty (medical/surgical, telemetry, critical/intermediate care, behavioral health, emergency or women's services) responsible for providing safe, continuous quality patient care in a variety of settings. These RNs are temporarily assigned to one unit for a designated number of weeks based on needs of the system. These RNs possess the skills, competency and qualifications, as well as a requirement to work in any Novant Health location

 

Responsibilities:

Essential Functions •Assessment: Demonstrates refined assessment skills to collaboratively discover the patient's story, integrating the following elements: subjective data, objective data, physical picture, psychosocial components, personal preferences and norms, and learning needs and preferences. Must be able to utilize an ongoing process to interpret data and recognize patterns and trends to determine both immediate and future care needs. •Planning: Dialogues with the patient/chosen support system to identify what is important to them and incorporate his/her preferences and norms into the individualized care plan. Engages the interdisciplinary care team in planning individualized care. Identifies relevant resources based on necessity and availability. Determines immediate needs and establishes realistic short term and long term goals based on desired outcomes. Prioritizes interventions to advance the patient toward optimal  health or support a peaceful death. Constantly considers ongoing modification of care plan based on patient's needs, capabilities, and condition. •Implementation of Interdisciplinary Plan of Care: Acts with patient advocacy at the core of nursing care when implementing the interdisciplinary plan of care. Collaborates with healthcare team to educate patient and their support system. Analyzes, modifies, and implements strategies to progress the patient through their plan of care. Ensures completion of nursing interventions, medical orders, and other related therapies. Possesses the ability to prioritize job duties according to patients' needs and changing acuity levels. Administers and evaluates medication therapies, performs patient transfers and transports patients via wheelchair, hospital bed, or stretcher to other departments. Ability to lift and carry various equipment including portable cardiac monitors, bedside commodes, etc. Ability to provide routine nursing care such as start IVs, perform dressing changes, etc. for multiple patients in a timely manner. Ability to perform in critical situations including administering CPR. •Evaluation: Continuously assesses patient's progress toward goals and outcomes. Seeks input from patient and their chosen support system regarding progress toward goals . Analyzes and modifies plan of care with patient and interdisciplinary team as indicated to achieve desired outcomes. •Communication and Documentation: Communicates individualized plan of care and patient's progress toward goals to all members of the care team including the patient and his/her chosen support system. Consistently utilizes appropriate communication tools such as Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation, and Question (SBARQ) when communicating within the interdisciplinary team and when handing off patient care. Documents appropriate information in a timely manner. •Delegation: Appropriately delegates to ensure the implementation of the plan of care while ensuring patient safety, considering the nature of the task, competence of the delegate, and the patient's response. Demonstrates commitment to quality patient care by holding self and others accountable for optimal role performance. •Performance Accountability/Evidence-Based Practice: Demonstrates independence in the foundation of nursing care practice within the specialty. Practice according to your state's Nurse Practice Act, ANA Code of Ethics and ANA Bill of Rights. Seeks involvement in Shared Governance through council participation and/or by staying current with council activities. Identifies opportunities for process improvement, incorporates evidence-based practice and research. Engage in self-reflection and develop personal goals to enhance knowledge, obtain professional certification or pursue academic degree as strategies to promote professional growth. Integrate gained knowledge into practice. Maintain professional portfolio. •Teamwork: Develops and maintains positive relationships with team members/internal customers. Consistently demonstrates a willingness to adjust activities to accommodate the needs of team members/internal customers. Develops team members through mentoring, precepting, orientation, and providing feedback. Resolves conflicts independently, as appropriate. Accepts responsibility for actions and responds positively upon feedback from others. •Clinical resource: Serves as a knowledgeable mentor for unit staff regarding Novant Health policies, procedures, workflows, documentation, and technology. Completes required education early in an effort to support clinical staff in learning and adopting new initiatives. Participates in go-live support as determined by P-NRT leadership. Identifies clinical and cultural gaps within assigned units and shares findings with leaders. Imparts positivity and compassion in all interactions to foster trust and promote growth and development of all team members. •Sub Category Specific: •Critical Care Specific: Hemodynamic monitoring, ventilator management, sedation and delirium management, continuous renal replacement therapy, hypothermia management, vasoactive medication management, cardiac rhythm interpretation and management, management of code blue, infection prevention management related to central lines, ventilators, foley catheters and pressure ulcers. Management of patient with neurological, pulmonary, cardiovascular, immunological, renal, and or gastrointestinal insufficiencies. Management of patients experiencing multi-organ dysfunction related to sepsis/septic shock. May serves as a mentor/coach, a code blue leader and/or RRT responder. •Emergency Services Specific: Management of patients experiencing neurological, pulmonary, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, immunological, endocrine, genitourinary, obstetrical, gynecological and gastrointestinal emergencies. Management of patients experiencing multi-organ dysfunction related to shock. Hypothermia management, vasoactive medication management, cardiac rhythm interpretation and management, management of code blue, infection prevention management related to central lines, ventilators, foley catheters and pressure ulcers. May serve as a mentor/coach, charge and code blue leader. •Behavioral Health Specific: Facilitate groups, including but not limited to Medication education, diagnosis education, life skills groups, 1 to 1 therapeutic interactions with patients and participation in treatment team. Knowledge of psychiatric medications, side effects and treatment interventions, knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis, mental health concepts, and evidence based therapeutic interventions and treatments. Ability to establish and maintain control of violent patients, defend self and others against violent assaults, ability to react appropriately in psychiatric crisis, ability to use violent and non-violent restraints per policy and procedure. Ability to comprehend policies and procedures plus ability to lead and influence others and Collaborate with others in an interdisciplinary team. Ability to intervene in a therapeutic manner for behavior patterns demonstrated by patients with a mental illness, personality disorder, substance abuse or developmental disabilities.

Qualifications

Credentials:
Essential:
* Registered Nurse

Education:

Nonessential:
* Bachelor of Nursing

Other information:

Education:  4 Year / Bachelors Degree Preferred. BSN preferred.

Experience: 1  consecutive year within defined specialty (Med Surg, Tele, Critical Care, ED or Women's) preferred

Licensure/certification:  Current RN licensure in appropriate state required. NC state approved curricula for restrictive interventions (facility specific) within 3 months of hire for Emergency Departments and Behavioral Health units required. Specialty Certification preferred.

Additional Skills/Requirements (required) •Appropriate customer service, effective and appropriate customer relations, verbal and non-verbal communication techniques, interpersonal relationship skills, conflict resolution, critical thinking and computer literacy. Advanced training as required by department/unit/facility per identified skill set/sub category. Ability to successfully complete generic and department specific skills validation and competency testing. Has the ability to interpret information and identify each patient’s requirement for care relative to his/her age specific need. Has the knowledge and skill necessary to modify care according to patient(s) age. •Successfully complete the Cardiac dysrhythmia test or Cardiac dysrhythmia course within 3 months of hire. NIH Stroke Scale certification upon hire. •Specialty specific: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) certification for Emergency Services, Behavioral Health and Med Surg RNs; Women’s Services – Breastfeeding course; Labor and Delivery, Antepartum RN —fetal monitoring course and breastfeeding course.  

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters teamwork, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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