- Asses and follow through with any medical changes or emergencies.
- Responsible for patient admissions and discharges.
- Draw and interpret the results of diagnostic tests such as complete blood counts (CBCs).
- Develop treatment plans, along with IDT, based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines.
charge nurse/staff nurse
- Provided direct patient care, floated to variety of areas within facility.
- Head to toe assessment, therapeutic communication.
- Provided post operative care.
- Treat chronic health care problems such as high blood pressure and diabetes.
- Have knowledge of anatomy and sequence of surgical procedures.
- Prepares instruments, supplies and assisting surgical team.
- Maintain accurate count of sponges, instruments and needles.
- Receive and care for specimens.
- Ensure safety of patients and surgical team.
- Maintain sterility of surgical team.
- Maintain sterility of sterile field.
- Administer prescribed medications, noting times and amounts on patients’ charts.
- Observe residents, charting and reporting changes in residents conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
- Answer residents calls and determine how to assist them.
- Measure and record residents vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
- Work as part of a healthcare team to assess resident needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.
- Utilize equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen supplies.
- Examine food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
- Oversee acute cardiac, post surgical, and oncologic patients
- Manage patient care areas
- Performing high volume patient care
- Managing admissions and discharges in fast paced environment
- Solving problems related to acute changes in condition
- Multi task and prioritize care
- Mentor and educate other nursing personnel