• Calvert Memorial Hospital
  • 100 Hospital Rd Prince Frederick Maryland 20678 United States
  • Posted: Apr 16, 2019
Full-time Nursing

Job Description

    • Job Summary:
      • To assess, plan, implement the nursing care to meet the patients’ needs, by following the appropriate policy and procedures of the assigned department.
    • Education:
      • Position requires an associate's degree (A.A) or diploma program.
    • Registration/Certification/Licensure:
      • Registered Nurse Certification; State Licensure
    • Experience:
      • Position requires 1 -2 years of related experience.
    • Other Requirements:
      • Maintains unit-specific and hospital competencies, mandatory learning, and any clinical certifications required in accordance with the Staff Education and Training policy GA-057 and/or any other department requirements.
      • Stroke Training required within 30 days of hire.
      • Maintains unit specific and hospital competencies in accordance with policy requirements
    • Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
      • Performs and documents delivery of nursing care via the nursing process: assessment, problem identification, planning, nursing interventions, and evaluation. Consults with providers or other clinicians as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
      • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely and in a timely manner in the appropriated format and on appropriate paper forms, if necessary.  Nursing care documentation includes: patient history, assessment, conditions, treatments, response to treatments, pain management, assessment of changes and notification of and response by appropriate clinicians.
      • Practices within nursing standards of practice and follows CalvertHealth policies and procedures.
      • Adheres to policies and procedures for medication administration and documentation.
      • Uses proper aseptic/sterile technique and infection control practices according to accepted standards of practice.
      • Utilizes a multi disciplinary approach to determining and executing the most effective plan of care.
      • Performs duties according to established standards for population served.
      • Assesses, plans and implements individualized patient/family education on nursing care provided, identified home care needs, medication administration needs, and discharge instructions.
      • Delegates authority and responsibility effectively to provide safe patient care.