RN - Step Down Ortho - Contract - MSM
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023
8W Surgical SDU/Orthopedic Unit - Mount Sinai St. Luke's Summary:
The Clinical Nurse is a Registered Professional Nurse who provides
safe, competent quality care based on nursing theory and research
to a designated group of patients and significant others. Essential
Duties and Responsibilities: PATIENT CARE 1. Delivers patient care
by incorporating the tenets of the professional practice model of
Relationship Centered Care and through the application of the
nursing process based upon theory, research, evidence-based
practice, and approved organizational nursing standards. 2.
Assesses and evaluates patient care needs and applies critical
thinking skills in patient care management. 3. Integrates relevant
assessment and intervention skills in the delivery of nursing care.
4. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary healthcare team in the
development, implementation, and evaluation of the plan of care. 5.
Prioritizes all aspects of patient care including teaching,
rounding, coaching, and planning after hospital care and delegating
to others as appropriate. 6. Educates patients and caregivers while
anticipating needs and readiness to learn, about their plan of
care, transition of care, promotion of health, and prevention of
disease. 7. Communicates effectively and professionally with
patients, family and all members of the Interdisciplinary Patient
Care Team. 8. Manages assignments within the Care Delivery Model of
Modified Primary Nursing and demonstrates allocation of material
resources effectively. PATIENT EXPERIENCE 1. Role models the tenets
of Mount Sinai Relationship Centered Care (MSHRCC) through
facilitation of the following actions including, but not limited
to, Admission Welcome, Bedside shift Report, HELP (High Risk
Medications, Equipment, Lines/Drains/Airway, Pain and Plan of Care)
AM/PM Care, 5 Minute Sit Down, Purposeful Hourly Rounding,
Medication Review, Discharge Wrap Up, and MD/RN Unit Collaboration.
2. Considers the patient's values, preferences, cultural diversity,
expressed needs and knowledge in all aspects of care. 3.
Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with the
patient and family. 4. Uses evidence-based practices to increase
understanding of patients' perceptions of care. 5. Initiates
service recovery for patients and family members who have concerns
and escalates to Clinical Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse
Manager/Nursing Shift Manager or Patient Relations as needed. 6.
Demonstrates caring, respect, compassion, empathy and active
listening through dialogue, body language and actions. 7. Supports
staff use of evidence-based practices to increase understanding of
patients' perceptions of care. 8. Conducts Purposeful Hourly
Rounding (PHR) on assigned patients addressing the 4 Ps. QUALITY
AND SAFETY 1. Practices safe and efficient patient-centered care,
identifying and escalating barriers and opportunities for
improvement. 2. Demonstrates clinical skills and knowledge crucial
to quality and safety in the patient population served. 3.
Implements process improvement strategies based on institutional,
evidence-based ensure and procedures. 4. Engages in formal and
informal peer and institutional review processes. 5. Collaborates
with interdisciplinary teams to create and implement quality
improvement projects, evidence-based practice activities and
nursing research studies. 6. Contributes to quality and safety
practices and required compliance measures. 7. Implements
principles of high reliability to identify and avoid high risk
behaviors to provide a safe environment for patients. 8. Escalates
potential safety hazards or gaps from best practice following
institutional chain of command protocol. 9. Utilizes institutional
information technology by documenting nursing practice to support
quality and performance improvement initiatives.
8W Surgical SDU/Orthopedic Unit - Mount Sinai St. Luke's Duties
Continued... OPERATIONS 1. Performs charge nurse duties as
assigned. 2. Coordinates with the Clinical Coordinator/Clinical
Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager/Nursing Shift Manager to
ensure supplies are appropriately utilized and inventory is
sufficient for patient care. 3. Escalates material or staffing
resource deficits to charge nurse, Clinical Nurse Manager/Assistant
Nurse Manager or Nursing Shift Manager. 4. Demonstrates patient
focused and cost effective approaches to patient care in terms of
equipment, staff, supplies and all other resources. 5. Documents in
an accurate and thorough manner in compliance with hospital,
regulatory and legal requirements and standards of care. 6.
Facilitates patient throughput on shift basis. PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT 1. Contributes to the environment of care to support
clinical colleagues, patients and their families and members of the
healthcare team. 2. Advances clinical competence in nursing
practice to progress from novice to expert. 3. Projects a
professional image to colleagues and communicates with styles and
methods that demonstrate caring, respect, compassion and empathy.
4. Incorporates ethical principles into decision making for patient
and family. 5. Encourages and demonstrates a spirit of scholarship,
inquiry, life-long learning and innovation for self and others. 6.
Acquires knowledge and skills relative to the role, patient
population, clinical specialty and local and/or global health
community needs. 7. Participates in shared decision making through
specialty practice councils, nursing department committees and unit
initiatives. Skills: NYS RN License BLS 2 years of ortho, surgical
SDU experience Min 2 years RN experience 1 year travel experience
for Travel positions, not required for Per Diem positions EPIC
experience highly preferred Avg Unit Census = 11 17 Beds in Unit
Staffing Guidelines 1:5 3x12 Schedule with weekends required
Bachelor of Science with a major in nursing preferred. Associate
degree in nursing is considered only with relevant experience
and/or active matriculation in a BSN Program
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