Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
3 North West Neuro/Ortho
This 31 bed neuro/ortho unit serves both telemetry and med-surg patient populations. The unit is dual certified from The Joint Commission for Stroke Care and Elective Total Hip and Total Knee Replacements and serves patients from all demographics pre-operatively and post-operatively.
Jefferson Hospital has Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence, private patient rooms, and a generous benefit package (for full-time and part-time status employees).
Allegheny Health Network
At AHN, employees trust working together and place patients at the center of all they do. This 9 Hospital system, a part of Highmark Health, is transforming the future of healthcare by providing highly effective services to customers, patients and communities. AHN has commitment and dedication to being inclusive, valuing fresh perspectives, and offering the best growth and educational opportunities to employees.
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. (30%)
- Initiates interdisciplinary plan of care based on assessment findings and physician orders for the age appropriate population. (30%)
- Completes patient documentation in a comprehensive manner and promotes communication between caregivers. (10%)
- Contributes to Division, Hospital, and Department goals. (10%)
- 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. (10%)
- Collaborates and supports the development of students, new staff and colleagues. (10%)
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- Temporary Practice Permit
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