Charge RN Telemetry - Ortho Spine Trauma

in County, AZ

Job Description

Patient Care

* Addresses patient and family concerns, communicates issues and solutions through appropriate channels.


* Documents incidents, events, interventions, and patient/staff/physician responses.


* Serves as patient advocate.


* Prioritize and problems solves to meet changes in patient status/condition.


* Works with other departments to ensure smooth patient throughput processes including discharge planning and patient education as appropriate.


* Collaborates with physicians and other health care professionals to ensure staffing patterns meet appropriate skill mix necessary for quality patient care.


* Serves as a liaison with patients, physicians, Administrative Coordinator, Staffing Office, Transfer Center, Care Coordination department, unit staff, ancillary staff and departments.


* Serves as a resource, assists staff in caring for patients; able to assist physician with order entry.



* Staffing for current and next shift, determining appropriate staff levels and mix to provide quality care and maintain unit productivity.


* Assign patient care teams, delegate patient care activities to unit and ancillary staff.


* Addresses work flow issues, ensures incidents are appropriately documented and corrective steps are taken.


* Makes bed or patient assignment based on patient needs and staff resources.


* Identifies appropriate referral and educational resources for patients and staff.


* Advocates for both patients and staff as needs arise.


* Demonstrated knowledge of NAH and department policies and procedures. Works to ensure compliance of best practice amongst each staff member.


Coaching and Development

* Ensures staff accountability, monitors staff performance, and provides real time constructive feedback whenever possible.


* Identifies performance opportunities for improvement and provides resources and education as needed.


* Regularly recognizes employees for strong performance and improvements.


* Collaborates with clinical manager on employees performance evaluations.


* Collaborates and communicates with the clinical manager regarding staff performance.


* Provides coaching to nursing staff.


* Provides input to nursing leadership regarding employment actions including performance evaluation, promotion, corrective action and termination on a regular basis.

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Job Posting: 6077207

Posted On: Sep 12, 2023

Updated On: Sep 19, 2023

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