Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Assess and provides care for patients in adult and older adult age groups according to the plan of care and physician orders.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilizes the nursing process in caring for patients.
  • Manages pre & post care of patients undergoing diagnostic tests, procedures, and treatments.
  • Assesses needs and coordinates care of the medical and terminally ill patient.
  • Prepares patients for transfer to SNF, Rehab Unit, and extended care centers.
  • Manages pain control needs of patients with sickle cell crisis and acute and chronic pain.
  • Provides education congruent with age related needs for the adult and older adult.

SCOPE OF CARE:

The 5th floor Medical/Surgical unit contains 55 beds and provides medical and surgical care to patients requiring inpatient hospital services. The Department has telemetry capability for use in any room.

Application Instructions

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