PACU-Staff Nurse-36 hr
Company: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Posted on: January 15, 2022
SUMMARY Under general supervision, assumes 24-hour
accountability to plan and provide direct professional nursing care
for specified patients throughout the entire episode of service
delivery as defined by population and unit. Provides nursing
services to patients and families in accordance with the standards
of practice of a professional nurse, CCMC policies & procedures,
TJC, and State & federal regulations. Reports to Nurse Manager.
ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES CLINICAL PRACTICE - On a daily basis,
demonstrates clinical expertise and uses the nursing process to
provide safe, appropriate patient care to a defined patient
population according to CCMC and unit policies and standards.
POPULATION SPECIFIC - Demonstrates knowledge of the differences and
needs of patients in appropriate, specific populations from neonate
through adolescence and applies them to practice. Demonstrates
cultural sensitivity in all interactions with patients/families.
UNIT LEADERSHIP - Delegates duties and tasks associated with
patient care to clinical staff according to hospital policy and
their scope of practice. As assigned, contributes to the leadership
of the unit by functioning as the Resource Nurse and/or by
participating in the professional development of others through
preceptor/mentor activities. Supports the unit/department's work
productivity and resource management activities.
DOCUMENTATION/COMMUNICATION - Completes all required documentation
in a timely manner, according to CCMC policies and standards;
necessary information is effectively communicated to all members of
the health care team. PATIENT/FAMILY PARTNERSHIP & EDUCATION -
Partners with child and family in evaluating outcomes. Monitors,
trends, and evaluates patient/family responses to treatment.
Provides appropriate education to patients and families regarding
all aspects of care according to CCMC policies and standards;
supports the organization's efforts to patient/family education.
CCMC STANDARDS - Demonstrates support for the mission, values and
goals of the organization through behaviors that are consistent
with the CCMC Standards. ASN required upon hire. BSN preferred upon
hire and required within 3 years of hire. Minimum of 2 years
clinical experience on Medical/Surgical unit; PACU and/or pediatric
experience preferred. Endoscopy Nurse requires knowledge of
surgical specialties relative to procedures and equipment. Equal
Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected
Keywords: Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford , PACU-Staff Nurse-36 hr, Human Resources , Hartford, Connecticut
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