Registered Nurse - Interventional Radiology - Full Time
The Guthrie Clinic
Registered Nurse Job in Smithfield, PA
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Registered Nurse in the State of Practice. Advocates: Effectively advocates for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values, and beliefs of those we serve. Accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan. Essential functions and specific skills for the job are found in the unit specific onboarding checklist and in standards that are applicable to the specialty. Practices in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice. Performs and maintains the currency of essential competencies as required by a specific area of hire and population served. It is understood that this description is not intended to be all-inclusive and that other duties may be assigned as necessary in the In addition, the Registered Nurse must meet the individual nursing unit specifications regarding educational requirements during employment. Experience The Registered Nurse must be a graduate nurse eligible to take the state board examination or a registered nurse currently licensed in the state of employment and must complete an IV challenge examination as outlined by the hospital within the orientation period. In partnering with colleagues appropriately delegates, coordinates care, and collaborates with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge. Models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession. Facilitates Learning: Fosters a learning environment for patients/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team, including student; Facilities formal and informal learning for patients/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community. Leader in Practice Setting & Community: demonstrates leadership as change agents using the collaborative leadership skills of advocacy, influence and innovation. Develops updates and coordinates the patients' plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the continuum. Engages in Professional Development: Engages in ongoing professional development; practices at the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards.