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Staff RN Part Time GI Lab in Kansas City, MO at ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 1/18/2019

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Manages Accreditation criteria to ensure clinic/facility/program meets expectations set forth by governing agencies. Maintains and ensures compliance of all policies and procedures that guide and support the assigned services. These include, but are not limited to Joint Commission requirements, federal and state regulations, MBS-AQIP standards, regulatory standards, etc. Collaborates on an ongoing basis with Medical Director, clinic staff and physicians, promoting positive communication techniques and the ability to problem solve at every level. Works in the clinic as needed and all other duties assigned. Works with Medical Director to anticipate and identify the needs of the center and creatively implements solutions to problems. Integrates Evidence Based Practice into clinic improvements. Provides orientation/education for center and hospital staff, students, and other hospitals and community organizations, as requested. Administers nursing care to patients; includes assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating the patient's care plan in coordination with the physician. Provides patient/family or caregiver education and counseling in recognition and solution of physical, emotional, spiritual, and environmental health problems. Utilizes hospital information systems to process orders/data and retrieve patient information. Maintains knowledge of documentation requirements needed for patients' records including knowledge of computer applications. Works independently with limited direct supervision using the Nurse Practice Act, Hospital or Practice policies, nursing standards, and professional judgment. Maintains knowledge of equipment set-up, maintenance and use. Maintains confidentiality regarding all patient/personnel information. Demonstrates effective teaching methods for multi-level individuals and/or groups for delivering effective personalized, patient-centered, family-focused outcomes and professional development of colleagues. Ensures effective staff education, including orientation, focused education, and reinforcement education, to achieve performance outcomes for leading best practice and safe care. Developed by the Integrated Health Clinical Issues and Guidelines Committee ? 11/2014 Contributes to and supports Bariatric program staff, and educators through planning, implementing, and evaluating educational efforts and learning methods (i.e., 1:1 coaching, classroom lectures, power point presentations, e-learning, etc.). Demonstrates effective problem identification and resolution. Regularly evaluates programs, orientation, and staff development and identifies plans for improvement. Provides consultation in specialty area to all levels of health care providers throughout the organization, affiliated schools of nursing, and the community. Demonstrates an awareness of self-responsibility and accountability for own professional practice and development. Actively participates/coordinates committees, task forces, and in work groups as needed/requested. Serves as a resource to staff for regulatory standards. Fosters identification of patient safety risks and application of practices to reduce harm. Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and unit function, and strives to manage situations in a reduced risk manner. BARIATRIC SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Patient Educator Support group leader/champion Assist with website forums Facilitator training for support groups Review and summarize patient psychiatric evaluations for discussion with bariatric team Develop written materials for patient education