::Provides safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy.Â Provides professional leadership and support to the healthcare team. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care. Demonstrates Service Excellence standards at all times.Â
Involves the patient and family psychosocial, spiritual, emotional, population specific, and diversity needs in care assessment.
Constructs and implements the plan of care using nursing knowledge and skill. Integrates direct and indirect patient care activities related to the diagnosis and co-morbidities.
Coordinates the implementation of the interdisciplinary plan of care for assigned patients. Develops goals, treatment plans, and discharge plans that meet individual patient/family needs.
Consistently completes hourly rounds with purpose to strengthen nurse communication, improve safety, and anticipate patient needs (i.e. pain, re-positioning, toileting). Rounds with purpose including pro-actively evaluating the environment to ensure it is patient friendly and patient safe.
Collaborates with the patientâ€™s designated care partner to meet the educational, physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of the patient.
Actively participates in bedside report (as appropriate) to ease anxiety and address important points of care, concerns, and progress with the patient/family.
Provides patients with caregiver name and contact information each shift.
Provides care that is respectful of and responsive to the patient values in clinical decision making.
Supports and informs the patient and family of hospital specific components of the Patient Centered Care Delivery model. Examples may include informing the family of open medical record policy, supports open family visitation, family presence during resuscitation and other invasive procedures and promotes a quiet environment.