The RN Critical Care Float provides direct care as well as clinical support to nursing staff in all Departments at BMH that provide Critical Care services. This includes the Emergency Department, Progressive Care Unit and Post anesthesia Care Unit. With guidance from the Clinical Nurse Administrator, assignments will be coordinated according to census, acuity and arising patient care needs.
The Registered Nurse is responsible for assisting the health status of individuals and groups, establishing nursing diagnoses, identifying and planning goals to meet health care needs, prescribing nursing interventions, implementation the plan of care and evaluating and documenting responses in interventions.
The Registered Nurse delegates those interventions which may be performed by others, assists in maintaining a safe environment for the rendering of effective nursing care, provides education to patients, families and health professionals and collaborates with other health professionals in the planning and management of health care.