Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures, protocols, and standards of the healthcare organization.
- Utilizes the nursing process in providing and coordinating the plan of patient care for the age appropriate population.
- Initiates interdisciplinary plan of care based on assessment findings and physician orders for the age appropriate population.
- Completes patient documentation in a comprehensive manner and promotes communication between caregivers.
- Contributes to Division, Hospital, and Department goals.
- Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectively guide them through the episode of care as well as transition to another level of care and/or home.
- Collaborates and supports the development of students, new staff and colleagues.
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- Completed RN training program and have PA RN licensure or have applied for practice permit
- CPR Certification that meets American Heart Association Guidelines
All new GN’s/RN’s are enrolled into the Allegheny Health Network, Nurse Residency Program
- Vizient/AACN Program
- Length: 1 year, paid, 4 hours/month away from the bedside
- Based on 3 core curriculum areas: Leadership, Patient Safety, Professional Role
- Assists the graduate nurse into the transition of a more independent, confident, and competent clinical nurse
- Provides a development plan and assists in career development and planning
Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.
As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.
Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.
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