ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY:
observations and thoroughly documents care and the patient's response. Appropriately seeks assistance and guidance
by informing RN or medical provider of changes in the patient's condition
requiring higher-level intervention.
performs, reports, and records assigned nursing care and treatments. Adheres to
standards of practice and safe technique in preparation and administration of
daily schedules for patient care needs and appointments.
understanding of age- and population-specific characteristics that affect the
health care needs of the Veteran.
recognizes urgent or emergent patient care situations, seeks assistance and
effectively intervenes as directed when appropriate.
and communicates appropriately with patients and family members.
professional behavior (i.e., respect, civility, ability to accept constructive
criticism), effective communication and interpersonal skills.
to principles of infection control, safety, and universal precautions.
possesses knowledge of proper handling and pre-cleaning of reusable medical
11. Demonstrates competence utilizing special
equipment needed to perform job duties.
12. Follows policy and procedures related to
fire and disaster drills, safety and security measures.
confidentiality of electronic, written, and/or verbal patient information.
Maintains a work environment that honors
as a resource and advocate in the protection of patient and family rights.
Completes mandatory reviews and education, as
well as self-assessment.
patient-driven care in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner, using
patient and personnel safety.