Registered Nurse- Medical Critical Care Stepdown Unit

Employer
Inova Health System
Location
Falls Church, VA
Posted
Sep 22, 2021
Closes
Sep 24, 2021
Ref
105947298
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionInova Fairfax Medical CampusProvides knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse, and healthcare delivery team. Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. Conducts all patient care in a patient and family-centered manner. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum, to include patient and family education. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment, and successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality, through relationships and access-based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Determines process for delivery of care from direct patient and family communication, technology, and other healthcare team member collaboration. Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice. Serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving.Job Responsibilities Clinical Practice & Care Coordination-The Inova Registered Nurse provides knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse and healthcare delivery team.Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care.All patient care and interactions are patient and family centered. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum to include patient and family education.Performs a comprehensive assessment by interpreting multiple, sometimes conflicting data and synthesizing the interrelationships of the data.Formulates an individualized plan of care based on assessment findings, interpreting trends in patient populations to achieve best practice.Supports and empowers patient/family as they progress through the healthcare continuum from health promotion to end of life decisions.Advocates patient rights from the patient/ family perspective; provides counsels and acts as a resource to resolve issues.Anticipates ethical/ spiritual/ cultural needs and intervenes to maximize patient outcomes. Coordinates health care and alternate services for patient/ family transition planning.Makes clinical decisions based on experience, patient population data, and intuition; promotes the development of clinical decision making of all team members.Documents all patient care activities as per documentation standards and assists healthcare team members with documentation.Evaluates the outcomes of documentation and contributes to performance improvement initiatives related to documentation.Provides validation of clinical decisions for other staff members; seeks validation from others for complex patients or unfamiliar situations.Collaborates with the health care team and leads other disciplines to meet desired outcomes. Mentors staff in understanding and advocating for the importance of utilizing Relationship-Based Care initiatives in nursing practice.Evaluates the process to achieve outcomes; anticipates patient variances and makes revisions to the plan of care.Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others.Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines.Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes.Demonstrates effective communication skills and assists in the resolution of conflict among health care team members, patients, and families.Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team and incorporates the expertise of the team to achieve patient outcomes.Keeps informed of unit initiatives. Incorporates the outcomes of the team or committee work into practice.Delegates patient care activities and coordinates unit activities.Assists staff to assess the patient's learning needs and outcomes measurement of patient education.Accesses resources from all disciplines to achieve patient outcomes.Demonstrates willingness to give 100% and assists others voluntarily.Works with the team to achieve maximum productivity.Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning.Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice.Serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor.Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving.Demonstrates role model and leadership behaviors consistently.Acts as a clinical resource and serves as a mentor to health care team members.Identifies own learning needs and develops professional goals.Seeks opportunities to obtain education to enhance practice.Collaborates in the development and implementation of an educational plan for identified needs.Reviews self-development plan and professional goals.Seeks new knowledge toward the progression of professional goals.Demonstrates evidence of self-development by obtaining a minimum of six formal contact hours.Maintains own Employee Continuing Education Record.Professional Development-Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning.Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice, serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor.Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.Consistently demonstrates role model & leadership behaviors; acts as a clinical resource and serves as a mentor to health care team members.Identifies own learning needs and develops professional goals; seeks opportunities to obtain education to enhance practice.Collaborates in the development and implementation of an educational plan for identified needs.Reviews self-development plan and professional goals; seeks new knowledge toward the progression of professional goals.Demonstrates evidence of self-development by obtaining a minimum of 6 formal contact hours.Maintains own Employee Continuing Education Record.Provides knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse, and healthcare delivery team.Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care.Conducts all patient care in a patient and family-centered manner. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum, to include patient and family education.Performs a comprehensive assessment by interpreting multiple, sometimes conflicting data, and synthesizing the interrelationships of the data.Formulates an individualized plan of care based on assessment findings. Interprets trends in patient populations to achieve best practice.Supports and empowers the patient and family as they progress through the healthcare continuum from health promotion to end-of-life decisions.Advocates patient rights from the patient and family perspective.Counsels and acts as a resource to resolve issues.Anticipates ethical, spiritual, and cultural needs, intervening to maximize patient outcomes.Coordinates health care and alternate services for patient and family transition planning.Makes clinical decisions based on experience, patient population data, and intuition.Promotes clinical decision making development in all team members.Documents all patient care activities as per documentation standards and assists healthcare team members with documentation.Evaluates the outcomes of documentation and contributes to performance improvement initiatives related to documentation.Provides validation of clinical decisions for other staff members. Seeks validation from others for complex patients or unfamiliar situations.Collaborates with the health care team and leads other disciplines to meet desired outcomes. Mentors staff in understanding and advocating for the importance of utilizingQuality/Best Practice-Nursing serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment as well as successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality through relationships and access based knowledge.Utilizing standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery.The process for delivery of care is synthesized from direct patient/family communication, technology, and other healthcare team member collaboration.Participates in quality improvement initiatives. Incorporates research findings into nursing practice.Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery.Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment, and successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality, through relationships and access-based knowledge.Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery.Determines process for delivery of care from direct patient and family communication, technology, and other healthcare team member collaboration.Participates in quality improvement initiatives. Incorporates research findings into nursing practice.Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery.Teamwork-Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others.Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines.Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes.Demonstrates effective communication skills and assists in the resolution of conflict among health care team members, patients, and families.Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team and incorporates the expertise of the multi-disciplinary team to achieve patient outcomes.Keeps informed of unit initiatives, and incorporates the outcomes of the team/committee work into practice.Delegates patient care activities and coordinates unit activities.Assists staff to assess the patients learning needs and outcomes measurement of patient education; accesses resources from all disciplines to achieve patient outcomes.Demonstrates willingness to give 100% and voluntarily assists others.Works with the team to achieve maximum productivity.Additional RequirementsAbility to work autonomously, Accredited School of nursing, Accredited School of nursing, BSN, Accredited School of nursing, Good assessment skills, Independent thinkingAbout UsInova is Northern Virginia"s leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare A cents € " every time, every touch A cents € " to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova"s 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova is home to Northern Virginia"s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,936 licensed beds. More information and statistics about Inova can be found at

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