Staff Nurse Job Description

Job summary 1

We are looking for a full time Staff Nurse. This member of the team will provide professional nursing care and treatment for patients in a clinic or other health care setting. The Staff Nurse will train, direct, monitor, assign, supervise and organize the work of other personnel, which may include Staff Nurses, Medical Assistants, Community Health Workers, Administrative Clerks, Health Educators, Students, Volunteers, and other healthcare workers. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of public health practices and principles; and of social determinants, health disparities, and health and racial equity.

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Job summary 2

The Staff Nurse provides professional nursing skills and leadership in the coordination and administration of the nursing process. Responsible for assessing, developing, implementing, and evaluating a plan of nursing care for patients in an assigned area. Supervises and delegates patient care through auxiliary personnel.

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The Staff Nurse is responsible for delegating, coordinating, and managing all aspects of nursing care and services provided to the patient and family in a safe, timely, cost-effective, and respectful manner. Patient and family centered care is delivered in collaboration with the patient, family, and members of the healthcare team.

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As a Staff Nurse you will be accountable for providing high quality, individualized, directed nursing care for all levels of patients and their significant others in accordance with the mission, vision and philosophy of the Division of Nursing.

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Job summary 5

The Staff Nurse provides nursing services and participates in the delivery of individualized, goal directed nursing care through the use of the nursing process in accordance with the departmental and hospital policies and procedures and all regulatory requirements. The Staff Nurse functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team; participates in quality improvement activities, educational activities and supports research endeavors. The role is consistent with the scope and standards outlined by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing.

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The Staff Nurse is a Registered Nurse and a member of the care delivery team. The Staff Nurse is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Staff Nurse has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care. The Staff Nurse manages and provides patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members. The role of the Staff Nurse encompasses leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The Staff Nurse establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care. The Staff Nurse demonstrates a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.

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The Staff Nurse establishes and maintains a collaborative relationship with the certified school nurse, health aide, teachers and administration to assist in identifying and problem solving medical/ psychological social health care issues of the student population.

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Under the direction of the Administrator of Health Service and the Health Service physician, the Staff Nurse is responsible to provide and supervise the care of students, student spouses, employees and guests of the Institute who come to Health Service.

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The Staff Nurse administers skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Clinical Manager/Administrator, and in accordance with departmental and agency guidelines and policies.

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Job summary 10

The Staff Nurse is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame. The Staff Nurse provides care to patients via the therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment and instrumentation, and other health care team members. Participates in patient/ family teaching and provides leadership in working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards of professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.

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