RN PMs In-Patient-Unit Part-Time
Sheboygan Falls, WI
Provides services and skilled nursing care to patients in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act, Hospice policies, and accepted professional standards of practice.
- Knowledge and application of policies and protocols of SSRCH.
- Practices infection control techniques.
- Within the scope of practice, prioritizes daily work, makes adjustments taking into account the needs of the patients, physicians and others in the organization.
- Organizes and maintains safe patient care and work areas.
- Documents patient care on a timely basis according to policy.
- Responds to emergency situations.
- 200% Accountability for all Personal Behaviors Exhibited
- 100% accountability for self-professional behavior
- 100% accountability for addressing professional behaviors of others.
- Develops and supervises the planning, coordination, and delivery of patient/family care.
- Provides for direct and indirect nursing care to patient/family care.
- Implements physician orders and maintains communication with primary care physician.
- Teaches family members signs and symptoms of dying and grieving process.
- Maintains communication with Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) members through participation in IDT meetings.
- Acts as liaison to community resources to meet patient/family needs. Refers when appropriate.
- Uses tools of observation, interviewing, data history, and physical observation and assessment for initial assessment.
- Interprets changes in behavior, psychological and physiological status of patient for initial and ongoing assessment of needs.
- Develops nursing diagnosis and care plans individualized for each specific patient and modifies care plan based on ongoing assessment of patient condition.
- Gives or directs total care for all patients including personal hygiene, comfort measures, nourishment, and provides physical and psychological support to the patient and family.
- Documents medication given, care given, patient condition, assessment, and patient diagnosis within the patient chart.