Assesses, developes, implements and evaluates nursing care for assigned patients. Responsible for coordinating with other disciplines and agencies involved with patient's care.
Promotes, maintains and documents communication with other disciplines regarding patient care and agency function. Confers with supervisors and attends team meetings.
Documents identified problems, interventions, discharge planning, physician orders and care plan coordination appropriately on admission and throughout certification.
Promotes and monitors communication with medical staff regarding patient care and agency function. Maintains the highest level of professionalism and conduct at all times. Follows agency policies and procedures.
Initiates and performs assessments and interventions at appropriate intervals. Observes progress and alters intervention based on change in the patient condition. Initiates discharge planning to address on-going patient needs prior to date of discharge. Maintains patient confidentiality. Carries on acceptable caseload effectively according to agency policy.
Submits all paperwork/documentation according to agency policy. Participates in chart audits and other related Quality Improvement projects.
Accepts assignments outside normal duties when such fulfills an agency need.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing program and approved by the South Carolina State Board of Nursing required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
Experience: Minimum one year experience as a registered nurse
License, Registry, or Certification Required: Registered Nursing License in South Carolina. Valid South Carolina driver's license, an acceptable three-year motor vehicle record as defined by the Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Chart and a certificate of auto insurance. Current BLS (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers) required prior to start date directly through the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or the military. (To register: Blended Learning or In Person BLS through the American Red Cross; or Classroom or Skills Session BLS through the American Heart Association. Certification must include an in-person skills session.
Special Training: Driving is required for this position using the employee's personally owned vehicle. Employee must have reliable transportation and will be expected to adhere to the Prisma Health Driver Safety Policy and specific department driving policies. Employee must pass driver training.