Clinical Nurse, Hearing and balance
GWU Medical Faculty Associates

Washington, District of Columbia

Posted in Medical and Nursing


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Position Summary

To provide proficient nursing care for an individual or group of patients with less predictable problems and to provide leadership in the implementation of high-quality nursing care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

Dependent upon the area of assignment performs all, or a combination of, the following:

Uses advanced nursing knowledge and the nursing process to:

  • Assess factors of the patient's past and present physical, psychosocial, and cultural baseline, health problems, and external support systems which may impact his/her ability to cope with the current health situation.

  • Define a nursing problem list, based on an assessment of the patient, that reflects the

Consideration of the medical diagnosis and the patient's problems,

  • Define realistic measurable goals related to each problem.

  • Develop a nursing plan which is directed toward the optimal resolution of nursing diagnoses and prevention of future problems.

  • Evaluate and document a patient's progress toward goals.

  • Collaborates with the appropriate health care professionals in implementing a comprehensive plan of care.

  • Provide an individualized plan of nursing care that assists the patient in maximizing participation in his/her care.

  • Collaborate with the physician to revise the nursing plan of care and/ or goals as necessary.

  • Implement appropriate patient education programs to meet individual health care needs.

  • Assist physicians with day to day patient care

  • Taking histories and assessing the reason for visit.

  • Assist with procedures and treatments.

Demonstrates administrative and clinical leadership skills by:

  • Supervising nursing staff in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care.

  • Identifying and correcting situations not in accord with departmental policies and evaluating staffing requirements and patient needs when in charge of the unit during specified work period.
  • Serving as a role model in the area of professional behavior.
  • Precepting and orienting staff to policy, procedure and clinical situations under direction of nurse manager.
  • Maintains accountability for delivery of nursing care and for aspects of care delegated to others.

  • Adheres to ethical and legal standards of the hospital and the profession.

  • Uses results of nursing research to support and/or change nursing practice.

Other Related Duties

Work as a telephone triage nurse

  • To give advice to patients via telephone and in the office

  • To assess the needs of patients via telephone

  • To handle calls in order of priority

  • To make appointments whenever necessary

  • To assist with referrals from outside physicians

  • To redirect calls when appropriate

  • To work directly with other support staff to handle problems

Nurses in this category shall not:

  • Accept controlled drugs delivered to the nursing unit

  • Participate in expanded practice procedures, (e.g. draw arterial blood gases or defibrillate a patient in Critical Care, or administer intravenous narcotics )

Nurses licensed out-of-state in a Clinical Nurse position are supervised by a nurse with a registered license in the District of Columbia.

Qualifications

Education

  • Current D.C . Licensure as a registered nurse or evidence of application for licensure in D.C. and current out-of-state is necessary.
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing- OR- Diploma or associate degree in nursing.

Experience

  • 1-2 years of experience clinical nurse is preferred or an equivalent combination of training and experience is necessary.



 


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