Position : RN Heart and Vascular Unit
Utilizes the ANA Nursing Process (2010) to perform the following functions:
Collects comprehensive data pertinent to the Healthcare consumer’s health and/or the situation.
Analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnosis or the issues.
Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the Healthcare consumer of the situation.
Develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes.
Implements the identified plan. Ensures patient progression along plan.
Coordination of Care – coordinates care delivery.
Health Teaching and Health Promotion – employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment.
Consultation – the advanced practice registered nurse and the nursing role specialist provide consultation to influence the identified plan, enhance the abilities of others and effect change.
Evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes.
Follows the ANA Standards of Professional Performance (2010):
Systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice
Attains knowledge and competency that reflects current nursing practice
Evaluates one’s own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules, and regulations
Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of peers and colleagues
Collaborates with patient, family and others in the conduct of nursing practice
Integrates ethical provisions in all areas of practice
Integrates research findings into practice
Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing services
Provides leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession
Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner
Supports purpose, vision, and values of Regional Health.
Practices within the legal scope of a Registered Professional Nurse as outlined by the state in which employment occurs and delivers competent care consistent with standards / policies, laws, regulators/accreditation/certifying organizations.
Abides by the Provisions of the Code of Ethics for Nurses (ANA 2010).
Proficiently uses applicable technology and software to:
Support and document nursing activities and patient care;
Access other work-related applications necessary to be an engaged and active associate of the organization, such as company email, iLearn modules, employee engagement surveys, benefits and compensation information, and policies and procedures.
Continuously seeks out opportunities to improve the quality of patient care delivery through innovative and creative problem solving.