Staff RN in Blue Springs, MO at ST. MARY'S MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 9/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    201 Northwest R D Mize Road
    Blue Springs, MO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/2/2018

Job Description

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