Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    2018-7533
    Shift
    02 - Evenings
    Department
    OR Operating Room-Main
    Facility
    Thompson Peak Med Center
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    7400 E. THOMPSON PK PKWY
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    All staff who have direct responsibility for the care of stroke patients must have 8 hours of initial stroke specific education, and then 1 hour annually. Required

    Experience
    2 years Registered Nurse (RN) Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    Nursing\RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure And/Or Compact State Licensure State Licensure Upon Hire Required
    Clinical Other\BCLS - Basic Life Support BLS Healthcare Provider Training Course Upon Hire Required
    Other May require additional certification in specialty areas Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    Supervises, assesses, plans, coordinates facilitates, and evaluates patient care and staff development; determines and maintains unit or program needs and standards (using nursing process and evidence -based information). Assumes responsibility and accountability for incorporating the vision, values, mission, and critical goals of the organization into their job performance. Assists the Clinical Director, in the management of the unit's assigned staff and patient population. May provide direct patient care according to needs of the unit/program and collaborates with physicians in executing the medical plan of care.

    All RN staff who have direct responsibility for the care of stroke patients must have knowledge of:
    • Stroke symptoms and warning signs
    • Protocols and pathways used to identify, evaluate and management of stroke patients
    • NIHSS and Modified Rankin Stroke scales
    • Code Brain activation and protocol
    • Stroke quality indicators
    • Available stroke patient education materials and community resources
    • Educational requirements
    • Stroke Center website resources
    • Oversees the staff and ensure adequate staffing levels, inclusive of hiring/onboarding, evaluating, managing performance, coaching and developing employees ensuring employee productivity, quality of work, and alignment of goals with our mission, vision, and values. Ensure compliance with all policies, financial stewardship by being accountable for the financial integrity around development and maintenance of department budget.
    • Serves as a resource to others, including staff, patients, families, caregivers, physicians, and visitors. Facilitates inter/intra departmental collaboration, communications and promotes problem solving. Participates in policy revisions and committees applicable to department. Participates in the creation, implementation, and follow-up of goals and action planning related to unit.
    • Contributes to the recruitment and retention of talented staff through positive role-modeling, fostering peer relationships, staff education, and participating in preceptor and/or mentor programs thereby creating an environment for quality practice. Coordinates educational and professional activities as they relate to department/unit needs.
    • Regularly rounds with physicians, patients, or families to facilitate quality practice and improve the patient experience. Utilizes the nursing process and evidence based practice to provide and evaluate the patient’s plan of care. Initiates and supports quality improvement initiatives and utilizes resources effectively and efficiently.
    • Directs staff in the application of the nursing process. Provides direction, coordinates patients care, promotes and enhances independent functioning among employees.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



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