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Allina Health System Registered Nurse-Medical Surgical in Shakopee, Minnesota

Date Posted: November 24, 2021 Posting Expiration Date: December 02, 2021 Department: 46003210 Medical Surgical Unit Shift: Permanent Nights (United States of America) Hours Per Week: 36 Union Contract: MNA-11-St Francis Clinical Professionals Weekend Rotation: Every 3rd Job Summary: Nursing is the diagnosis and treatment of human response to actual or potential health problems. This includes establishing an intentional therapeutic relationship between a registered nurse and a patient and family. As a leader and the integrator of care, the professional nurse has the responsibility, authority, and accountability for planning, coordinating and evaluating the patient's care needs. Practices primarily on hospital units and care for patients that are acutely ill across a wide variety of medical issues and support recovery from surgery. Job Description: Principle Responsibilities Assessment. Collects, prioritizes and synthesizes comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health or situation. Collects and prioritizes data in a systematic and ongoing process that involves the patient, family, other health care providers and environment as appropriate. Integrates data relevant to the situation to identify needs, patterns and variances. Uses appropriate evidence based assessment techniques and instruments in data collection. Diagnosis. Analyzes assessment data to determine nursing diagnoses. Interprets assessment information to identify each patient's needs relative to age, developmental stage and culture. Formulates, revises and resolves nursing diagnoses that reflect the current patient status. Validates and communicates nursing diagnoses with the patient, family and other health care team members. Documents nursing diagnoses in compliance with the patient care guidelines. Outcomes Identification. Identifies expected outcomes individualized to the patient. Establishes, in the collaboration with the family, patient, realistic and measurable patient expected outcomes based on nursing diagnoses, patients present and potential capabilities, goals, available resources and plan for continuity of care. Planning. Develops a plan that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes. Develops an individualized plan considering patient characteristics or the situation as appropriate in conjunction with the patient, family and others. Establishes a plan that provides for continuity of care. Incorporates evidence based nursing practice takes into consideration current statutes, rules and regulations when developing the plan of care. Implementation. Implements the identified plan. Implements interventions in a safe, timely, appropriate manner. Utilizes evidence-based interventions and treatments specific to the diagnoses as appropriate. Coordinates implementation of the plan of care if appropriate Documents interventions according to documentation guidelines. Evaluation. Evaluates the patient's progress towards attainment of the outcome. Evaluates the patient's/family's understanding of and response to the plan of care. Utilizes systematic and ongoing assessment data to revise diagnoses, outcomes and the plan of care. Involves the patient, family, and health care team members in the evaluation process when appropriate. Documents revisions in diagnoses, outcomes and the plan of care according to documentation guidelines. Quality of Practice. Systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice. Participates in quality improvement activities related to nursing practice. Incorporates available QI data to improve nursing practice and outcome. Education. Attains knowledge and competency that reflects current nursing practice. Participates in educational activities related to nursing practice. Acquires and applies the knowledge gained from educational experiences to current nursing practice. Professional Practice Evaluation. Evaluates one's own nursing practice in relation to