Med/Surg travel RN needed in Iowa City, IA
Company: Alto HealthCare Staffing
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: January 23, 2023
7pm-7:30am 36 hours per week. Days of the week will vary. BLS
required. This includes weekends and holidays.Job
Duties/Performance ExpectationsObtains a comprehensive admission
history, performs physical assessment per unit policy and
demonstrates integrated assessment abilities. a. Differentiates
variations of normal and abnormal assessment findings. b. Analyzes
and prioritizes abnormal findings. Initiates appropriate response.
c. Anticipates actual or potential problems or health concerns in
the hospital and/or home setting.Demonstrates ongoing assessment of
patient s psychosocial, physiological and educational process per
unit policy. a. Anticipates, recognizes and documents subtle
changes in patient s physical and mental status. b. Integrates
analysis of diagnostic information in patient assessment and care.
c. Analyzes ongoing assessments to determine patient s and/or
significant other s learning and discharge needs.Integrates
assessment data and formulates an individualized nursing diagnosis
according to the Department of Nursing s policies and procedures.
Formulates an individualized plan of care based on standards of
care and practice and hospital/unit policies. a. Identifies and
focuses on the physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, learning
and discharge planning needs of the patient and significant
other(s). b. Develops, interprets and correlates realistic goals
and orders which will maintain or improve patient health status. c.
Discusses and disseminates information concerning patient plan of
care with members of the interdisciplinary health care team. d.
Participates in ongoing discharge planning with members of the
interdisciplinary health care team. Modifies individualized plan of
care based on ongoing assessment and changes in patient status. a.
Re-evaluates current goals and priorities for action. b.
Appropriately coordinates holistic care. c. Anticipates and manages
changing situations.Administers prescribed treatments and
medications promptly according to hospital policies and
procedures.Guides and provides functional supervision of ancillary
staff while maintaining accountability for patient care. Assists
and guides peers with patient care decisions.Utilizes opportunities
during the delivery of patient care to teach the patient
information necessary to attain the optimal level of self care. a.
Recognizes patient s readiness to learn. b. Develops and enhances
an individualized teaching plan conjunction with the patient s
needs. c. Utilizes available teaching materials and support groups,
etc.; formulates instructional material as needed. d. Reinforces
teaching done by other members of the interdisciplinary health care
team.Evaluates patient s responses to care and comprehension of
education. a. Monitors response to intervention and progress
towards goals. b. Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care
provided by ancillary nursing personnel.Documents all aspects of
the nursing process in a legible, concise, clear and timely manner
utilizing appropriate hospital forms or technology and
terminology.Involves patient and significant other(s) in all
aspects of the nursing process. a. Acts as a patient advocate and
respects the rights and confidentiality of patients. b. Promotes
communication and relays information in a clear manner. Utilizes
information and communication systems effectively. c. Understands
and acts within the guidelines for addressing ethical
concerns.Demonstrates sound judgment with the Nursing Process based
upon critical thinking skills and a problem solving approach. a.
Organizes, prioritizes and demonstrates accountability for nursing
care. b. Demonstrates sensitivity to strengths and limitations of
peers. Offers praise, direction and evaluation as needed. c.
Recognizes own limitations, seeks assistance and takes corrective
action as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned
Position Billing string = Medefis
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