POSITION SUMMARY: Plans and provides comprehensive patient/resident care. Manages available nursing resources and collaborates with other members of the healthcare team to provide quality, cost effective patient/resident care.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides person-centered patient/resident care following nursing and medical orders through individualized plan of care.
Documents according to established standards.
Evaluates patient assessments and responses to interventions and takes appropriate action according to established standards.
Establishes and evaluates progress toward mutual goals and measurable outcomes with patients/residents and families.
Acts as a preceptor for other nursing team members through the steps of the nursing process.
Participates in patient/resident and family education as evidenced by teaching documentation in the medical record.
Delegates patient/resident care activities to appropriate personnel and supervises those activities as necessary.
Collaborates with members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team to develop effective discharge and referral plans on admission utilizing appropriate organization and community resources.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge with required competencies
10. Performs other duties as assigned or as opportunities arise.
Degree from an accredited Nursing program.
Current Wisconsin license as a Registered Nurse or if new Graduate Nurse, eligible to take boards for licensure.
Current American Heart Association BLS or American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers Certification. Non-certified employees must attain certification within 60 days of employment in position.
Reports directly to the Nursing Director.
Extensive contact with patients/residents and families.
Works regularly with nursing staff, physicians and staff from other patient care departments.