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Registered Nurse

Medix

This is a Contract position in Brookline, MA posted April 5, 2021.

Overview of Responsibilities

The RN would be broadly be responsible for the below:

triage, patient teaching and injections

A. Organization of Patient Care

1. Accountable for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating a plan of care

for a specific patient assignment.

2. Sets priorities when organizing care for patients with varying acuity.

3. Maintain continuity through clear and concise (verbal and written) communication.

4. Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of growth and

development of the adult and geriatric patient. In areas, such as the NICU and Obstetrics

the principals of growth and development are applicable to the neonate.

B. Quality of Care

1. Documents patient care in a manner that is clear, complete, concise and in compliance with

nursing documentation standards.

2. Develops a comprehensive plan of care based on data from an initial assessment of patient

and family, information from other members of the health care team, intra-agency referral

and previous medical records.

3. Develops a comprehensive educational plan for the patient and family, utilizing appropriate

resources and documents according to the department’s documentation standards.

4. Develops a comprehensive discharge plan utilizing appropriate resources and referrals

including community resources.

5. Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care, and documents progress in meeting

stated goals. Revises plan of care as needed to achieve desired outcomes.

6. Participates actively in the unit-based and organizational quality management and/or

quality improvement programs.

7. Provides a safe environment for patients, staff, family and visitors.

8. Administers medication safely according to established policies and procedures.

9. Performs nursing procedures safely and efficiently.

10. Uses equipment safely and efficiently.

11. Demonstrates awareness of potential/actual risks of infection and modes of transmission.

Utilizes universal precautions in nursing practice.

C. Coordination/Collaboration

1. Interacts with patients, families, and colleagues in a professional manner.

2. Collaborates with other discipline(s).

3. Develops, utilizes and evaluates unit-specific standards of care.

4. Upholds the A.N.A. code of ethics and acts as a role model to other staff members.

5. Participates in determining and implementing goals and objectives for the unit.

6. Participates in determining goals and objectives in the periodic review and evaluation.

7. Serves on unit-based and organizational committees, and disseminates information to