Registered Nurse I/II, Labor & Delivery
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Oklahoma City, OK 73101
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Assesses the condition of patient/family/significant other in a timely, consistent and systematic manner.
1.1 Initiates nursing assessment, performs orientation to room and unit, notifies physician of admission, and obtains admitting orders, within one hour of admission if charge nurse unavailable for assessment.
1.2 Completes assessments for each assigned patient every shift and more frequently as indicated by the patient’s clinical condition.
1.3 Utilizes appropriate health care workers in data gathering functions of the nursing assessment.
1.4 Includes information obtained from the patient and/or significant others in the assessment. Documents clearly and concisely initial and ongoing assessment data about the patient in the permanent record.
1.5 Assesses and appropriately documents the educational needs and learning abilities of the patient and/or significant others during the admission and subsequent assessments in the computerized care plan.
1.6 Notifies patient’s appropriate physician when changes in assessment occur.
Develops an outcome oriented plan of care that reflects the patient’s actual or potential health problems.
2.1 Formulates plan of care within 8 hours of admission and revises it every shift as needed.
2.2 Assures that the plan of care includes identified problems, and/or nursing diagnosis, nursing interventions, and goals/ outcomes with target dates. Involves patient and/or significant others in decisions regarding care.
2.3 Assures that the plan of care is based on patients’ current problems, congruent with the medical plan of care, and incorporates preventive, therapeutic, rehabilitative, palliative, and comfort nursing interventions.
2.4 Prioritizes care delivery according to the patients’ needs and unit activities.
2.5 Collaborates with other health care providers to revise the plan of care, including discharge planning.
2.6 Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms understandable to the adult and geriatric patient.
2.7 Plans care based on knowledge of changes associated with perinatal and newborn population.
Implements the plan of care to achieve the identified outcomes for the patient according to policy and procedure.
3.1 Provides professional nursing care to an assigned group of patients according to the prescribed plan of care.
3.2 Assists with and/or performs procedures including but not limited to the nursing unit skills checklist.
3.3 Delegates tasks to unlicensed health care providers according to their documented competencies.
3.4 Demonstrates ability to provide care and information based upon physical, psycho/social, cultural, safety and other age-related factors for the adult and neonate patient.
Evaluates effectiveness of services provided.
4.1 Evaluates patient/significant others responses to care and/or education; determines and documents progress towards achievement of outcomes every shift.
4.2 Evaluates patient/significant others’ understanding of information provided or skills taught.
4.3 Evaluates the effectiveness of discharge plans for meeting the needs for continuing care.
Demonstrates effective and accurate verbal, written and electronic communication.
5.1 Creates a positive climate for communications.
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