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Baptist Memorial Health Care RN-Head Nurse in MEMPHIS, Tennessee

Job Responsibilities

Assesses the patient

Develops the plan of care.

Implements the plan of care.

Evaluates the plan of care.

Administers medications as prescribed.

Provides patient, family, and/or significant other health teaching/education.

Participates in activities designed to improve health care delivery.

Communicates/collaborates with others in providing patient care.

Provides clinical leadership

Supports life long learning

Completes assigned goals

Job Summary

Coordinates and provides care utilizing the critical thinking framework known as the nursing process. The nursing process forms the foundation of the nurse's decision making to help partner with patients/families to attain, maintain and restore health whenever possible. Blends caring, compassion, knowledge and integrity to provide safe quality care that preserves patient autonomy, dignity and rights. Assists manager by providing clinical leadership for nursing employees on an assigned unit to maintain continuity of nursing care in conjunction with the hospital/nursing mission, goals, policies and procedures. Works in collaboration with the Manager/Director/CNO to ensure goal attainment. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education

Description

Minimum Required

Preferred/Desired

Experience

Description

Minimum Required

Preferred/Desired

Minimum 3 years experience on current unit or in specialty area; or, minimum of 4 years experience in acute care hospital setting or comparable specialty area.

Licensure

Description

Minimum Required

Preferred/Desired

RN;BLS

ACLS

BOT Position Code #: 7111

Department Name: ME ER

External Company Name: Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation

External Company URL: http://www.baptistonline.org

Street: 6019 WALNUT GROVE ROAD

Overview and Responsibilities:

Job Responsibilities

Assesses the patient Develops the plan of care. Implements the plan of care. Evaluates the plan of care. Administers medications as prescribed. Provides patient, family, and/or significant other health teaching/education. Participates in activities designed to improve health care delivery. Communicates/collaborates with others in providing patient care. Provides clinical leadership Supports life long learning Completes assigned goals

Job Summary

Coordinates and provides care utilizing the critical thinking framework known as the nursing process. The nursing process forms the foundation of the nurse's decision making to help partner with patients/families to attain, maintain and restore health whenever possible. Blends caring, compassion, knowledge and integrity to provide safe quality care that preserves patient autonomy, dignity and rights. Assists manager by providing clinical leadership for nursing employees on an assigned unit to maintain continuity of nursing care in conjunction with the hospital/nursing mission, goals, policies and procedures. Works in collaboration with the Manager/Director/CNO to ensure goal attainment. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education

Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired

Experience

Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired

Minimum 3 years experience on current unit or in specialty area; or, minimum of 4 years experience in acute care hospital setting or comparable specialty area.

Licensure

Description Minimum Required Preferred/Desired

RN;BLS

ACLS

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