Registered Nurse, St. Vincent Clinical Decision Unit
Company: Allegheny Health Network
Posted on: November 23, 2022
Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
The Registered Nurse assesses human responses and plans, implements
and evaluates nursing care for individuals or families for whom the
nurse is responsible. The Registered Nurse is fully responsible for
all actions as a licensed nurse and is accountable to patients for
the quality of care delivered.
The registered nurse provides leadership in a professional practice
Team player who contributes to building the team by helping others
succeed through role modeling and mentoring.
Assigns or delegates tasks based on the needs of the patient and
skill level of the RN, LPN or support staff. Assigns duties and
lunches for staff when performing charge role.
Considers maintenance of a safe environment, patient condition,
complexity of the intervention and predictability of the
Provides peers with both verbal and written feedback regarding
clinical practice and role performance.
Shares knowledge and skills with peers and colleagues.
Willingly accepts mistakes of self and others, creating a culture
in which risk taking is not only safe but expected.
Participates on interdisciplinary team to evaluate clinical care or
Promotes patient safety initiatives (ex: National Patient Safety
Participates in department specific quality initiatives ( ex: EBP
population specific). Assures appropriate order sets are used.
Supervises delegates and evaluates assigned LPN scope of practice
Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, evaluate and
implement a patient plan of care according to the individual needs
of the patient as prescribed by physician, nurse and hospital
policy including patient and family.
Derives culturally and age appropriate expected outcomes involving
the patient, family and other health care providers.
Analyzes the health status of the individuals and families
comparing the data with the norm, when possible, to determine
patient care needs.
Assesses patient reports/records change of condition and notifies
physician and/or supervisor and intervenes appropriately and
Accepts assignments in areas other than primary unit, and performs
duties within individualized competency.
Demonstrates a commitment to continuous lifelong learning for self
Promotes advancement of the profession through participation in
Seeks both formal and independent learning activities using current
research findings and other evidence to maintain and develop
clinical and professional skills and knowledge.
Participates in systematic peer review and obtains informal
feedback regarding one's own practice from patients, peers,
professional colleagues and others. Identifies areas of strength,
as well as, areas in which professional development would be
Meets time and attendance guidelines per hospital policy.
Continuously evaluates and assesses patient and family
Participates I department specific patient satisfaction
Promotes compassionate communication that is patient and family
Assesses for and attempts to resolve patient/family concerns.
Utilizes effective time management skills to complete assigned
duties and responsibilities within established work shift.
Completed RN training program and have PA RN licensure or have
applied for practice permit
Certification in area of specialty
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performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a
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