UNIT LEAD RN-FT-77400-DAYS

Nursing 77400 - Kidney Dialysis Full-Time Days 12 Hour 0600


Description

The Unit Lead Nurse is responsible for assisting with clinical management and assisting with the administrative coordination of the nursing unit. The position is a combination of clinical (direct care) and assisting with administrative unit responsibilities to ensure effective delivery of evidenced based clinical patient care. Assists with ensuring compliance with administrative and clinical policies and procedures.
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;The key components of the Quality-Caring Model (QCM) are interwoven throughout the delivery of care within nursing and nurses are expected to utilize the QCM and a framework for providing excellent nursing care to their patients, developing collegial relationships with the healthcare team, and implementing self-care and self reflective behaviors to restore balance to ones' self.

Core Competencies

Adheres to infection prevention guidelines
Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care
Assesses patient history, physiological, and psychosocial status
Communicates with the patient, family, medical staff and others during the continuum of care
Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals
Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals
Interprets common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process
Maintains regulatory compliance consistent with quality standards and ethical obligations of the profession
Participates in activities in alignment with the Magnet Model
Participates in organizational activities
Participates in Peer Review
Participates in professional development activities
Performs as a preceptor in an active and engaged manner
Provides age-specific individualized care that supports protection from harm and complies with patient safety centered interventions/bundles
Provides patient and family education throughout the care of patient
Uses critical thinking to formulate and carry out a care plan according to patient needs
Utilizes resources in an economical manner
Utilizes safe administration of medications
Utilizes Safe Patient Handling

Department Specific Competencies

Documents vital signs throughout the dialysis procedure.
Performs pre and post dialysis weights.
Completes pre and post dialysis assessment and documentation for each treatment
Communicates with inpatient staff to coordinate dialysis treatment time and minimize delays.

Education

DegreeProgram
BachelorsNursing
Additional Information

Experience

Number of Years ExperienceType of Experience
22 years in your area of practice
Additional Information
N/A

License / Certification Requirements

ACLS Certification from the American Heart Association
Registered Nurse License
Certification in area of specialty