Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient to understand condition, medications, and self-
care skills; answering questions.
making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
evaluating new equipment and techniques
verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Maintains nursing supplies inventory by studying usage reports; identifying trends; anticipating needed supplies; initially approving requisitions and cost allocations.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.