Registered Nurse - Medical Telemetry (Night shift)

Providence Health

Posted Under: Columbia, South Carolina jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 29201
Posted On: 2020-02-15 00:00:00

Providence HealthFounded as Providence Hospitals in1938--by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two freestanding full-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain atrue devotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortlythereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the fullcomplement of its services. Driven by quality,compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person-body, mind, and spirit.Providence Health is lookingfor a night shift RN to join our Medical Telemetry Unit for the Downtown Campus.For moreinformation about the physicians and services provided by Providence Health, click here.EssentialFunctionsAssessespatient's status within identified functional health patterns, ie management ofhealth, growth and development, oxygenation, activity, etc.Assessesfamily status as it impacts the patient.Identifies,based on assessment data, appropriate nursing diagnosis or collaborativeproblems which can be addressed through nursing interventions. Makes nursingjudgments based on findings.Identifieslearning needs through assessment of patient knowledge. Plans and coordinatesteaching methods and content to achieve desired outcomes.Planscare collaboratively with family/patient, physicians and other health care teammembers. Prioritizes and delegates to health care team appropriately.Initiatesan individualized nursing care plan and evaluates variances to expected course.Interpretsclinical findings and correlates with patient's condition. Identifiespatient/family responses to treatment and continually evaluates effectivenessof care.Revisesthe care plan based on evaluation of effectiveness in achieving outcomes.Coordinatesand assures completion of care as ordered by physicians and as planned in thenursing care plan.Assumesresponsibility/accountability for the plan of care.Consultswith physicians regularly regarding patient progress. Collaborates with themedical staff regarding appropriateness of daily and routine orders based onchange in the patient's status.Facilitatesthe smooth transition of care when a patient is transferred to anotherunit/facility.Isknowledgeable of patient's status during entire length of stay on the patientcare unit/or service line.Demonstratesresponsibility for achievement of identified patient outcomes.Demonstratescompetence to provide developmentally appropriate care/treatment for thepatient populations admitted to the patient care unit/service line.Demonstratesclinical skills necessary to support and assist attending and consultingphysicians.Demonstratesknowledge of events, activities and changes in policies and proceduresaffecting practice.Ensuresthat care is delivered to assigned patients in accordance with medical ordersand nursing standards and is documented in clinical records and on plans ofcare.Minimum WorkExperienceInpatient Areas:One year experience preferred.Minimum EducationGraduate of anaccredited school of nursing. Associate Degree in Nursing Bachelor's Degreein Nursing is preferredRequired Licenses[South Carolina,United States] Registered Nurses Current SC RNlicense in good standing required. BLS & ACLS certificationrequired.LocationProvidence HealthDowntownShiftNight shiftEqual opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran