Clinical Nurse (caring for detainees)

at TAD PGS in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

TYPICAL DUTIES: Performs interventions and ensures implementations are done in a competent, skillful and safe manner. Ensures that patient’s responses to interventions are evaluated and modified accordingly Ensures provision of interventions to meet patient identified discharge needs Ensures education in provided to patient and family based on assessed learning needs Ensures accurate documentation Ensures the staff records pertinent information Records accurately, concisely, and legibly Signs documentation with legible full signature and classification Ensures comprehensive delivery of patient care Adheres to and ensures staff follows principles of infection control, environment of care Demonstrates competence in the safe and effective use of clinical equipment and ensure staff does the same Evaluates effectiveness of plan of care and revised interventions as appropriate Demonstrates leadership/management ability; competent in making patient care/staff assignments Identifies staffing needs to ensure safe, quality patient care Facilitates timely admission of patients to the unit Ensures timely discharge of patients Plans, coordinates team/unit care problems in a timely manner Follows the chain of command in referring problems Demonstrates and promotes teamwork and effective interpersonal relationships with all health care team members, patients, and families. Demonstrates knowledge of hospital-wide services and makes appropriate referrals as indicated Participates and facilitates quality assessment and improvement activities, unit policy/procedures, unit rounds, patient care team, conferences, end of shift report, CPR/fire drills. Demonstrates awareness of patient/family rights and ethical/legal issues Ensures patient/family confidentiality and privacy are maintained Treats patient/family with respect and courtesy Takes appropriate actions address ethical concerns for self and staff Participates actively in staff orientation and staff development activities for the unit Performs as resource nurse/preceptor when necessary Facilitates attendance of staff to scheduled educational activities Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for processional practice, growth and development. Maintains certification as required Seeks opportunities to improve professional knowledge and skills Takes accountability for accurate reporting of unusual occurrences, e.g., medication, errors, patient falls, etc. Communicates unit activities to the Nurse Manager Other related performance standards Renews professional license in a timely manner Attends safety, infection control in-services and maintains all certifications Demonstrates punctuality Maintains good attendance record. Adheres to departmental dress code policy. Performs other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois, required. Must possess a current BLS certification, required. (Must provide proof at time of interview). Must possess a minimum of two (2) years current, within the last three (3) years, Med/Surg nursing experience within an acute care and/or ambulatory. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Electronic documentation I-Stat experience is preferred. Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university is preferred. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification is preferred.
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Job Posting: 11689521

Posted On: Feb 19, 2024

Updated On: Feb 27, 2024

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