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    Summary

    The Registered Nurse adheres to established policies, standards of care, and standards of practice; demonstrates leadership when providing nursing care; and serves as a role model when assigned as team leader or charge nurse under the supervision of the Nurse Manager or designee.

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    Responsibilities

    Demonstrates ability to function effectively in charge nurse, team leader, or other leadership roles requiring application of problem solving skills at the unit or team level, and uses team approaches to identify, analyze and resolve problems.
    Serves as a role model in assessing and evaluating patient status and identifying priority needs for care.
    Develops the initial plan of care and updates the plan, serving as a resource person to less experienced staff, and acts as a leader in developing standards of care.
    Includes patient/family/significant other/health care providers in establishing realistic, measurable goals related to patient education and treatment plans and in planning care on a continuum; assists staff in the process of mutual goal setting.
    Demonstrates skill in implementation of nursing and physician orders for patients with complex nursing care needs.
    Documents and evaluates administrative and clinical information in a thorough and accurate manner.
    Utilizes problem solving methodologies to resolve problems that impact on patient care or staff performance.
    Considers the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological development of adult and geriatric patients while providing patient care.
    Delivers medications and IV Therapy safety following medical center policy and procedure.

    Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    3

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/521113800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.