RN Obstetrics/Nursery Unit - Centralia
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Centralia, IL 62801
A Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating nursing care for patients.
Principal Duties, Responsibilities and/or Essential Functions:
Completes admitting and shift assessments on assigned patients; accurately and within time-frame set in policy and procedures.
Utilizes critical judgment to analyze patient assessment data, completes a care pathway for each assigned patient and delegates patient care appropriately.
Implements individualized nursing interventions for each patient assigned.
Evaluates nursing care and modifies interventions based on the patient’s response.
Documents all nursing care provided and adheres to nursing standards
Consistently and accurately reviews and implements physicians orders.
Performs other duties that correspond to the overall function of this position (ie accurate interpretation of fetal monitor strips, monthly duties, self study programs)
Routinely educates patients and families based on assessed needs, documents education provided, and keeps them informed of tests and treatments.
Regularly rounds on all assigned patients according to protocol.
Attends 100% mandatory meetings, 50% of departmental unit meetings and reads 100% of minutes from meetings not attended.