The Nurse Resident is an engaged and credentialed member of the Professional Nursing Organization and is responsible for autonomous practice directed by the professional tenets of practitioner, leader/decision maker, scientist and transferor. The Nurse Resident has emerging and developing responsibility in utilizing the nursing process to provide evidence-based care, beginning to function as an independent practitioner, and responsibility to continuously monitor and evaluate practice to ensure safe passage of patients that is in the best interest of populations served.Responsibilities
Responsibilities: A listing of the key responsibilities
- Utilizes the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify outcomes, plan, implement and evaluate an individualized plan of care.
- Recognizes normal findings and/or deviation from baseline and actively seeks guidance to modify the plan of care or elevate to the care team level.
- Recognizes that ethical issues exist in clinical practice and seeks consultation for resolution of ethical challenges.
- Maintains all required competencies and complies with the New Hampshire Nurse Practice Act, ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, ANA Code of Ethics and regulatory statutes.
- Participates in peer development; develops skills to give and receive feedback.
- Develops understanding of practice governance and practice governance structure at D-H.
- Demonstrates a commitment to continuous lifelong learning through self-reflection and inquiry to address learning and personal growth needs.
- Manages the delivery of nursing care to assigned patients, within the design of the interprofessional care team.
- Assumes accountability for the nursing care of patients while appropriately delegating elements of care to other members of the care delivery team in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies and procedures.
- Utilizes appropriate resources to plan and provide nursing services that are safe, effective, and financially responsible.
- Actively seeks out the most current evidence and practice standards to guide daily practice.
- Discuss the process of the generation of new knowledge through research, quality improvement or evidence based practice pathways.
- Uses safety behaviors for error management techniques in the practice setting.
- Uses clear, concise written, electronic and verbal communications to care team.
- Actively seeks guidance and learning opportunities; contributes to a safe and respectful environment for continuous learning.
- Demonstrates basic patient teaching skills, individualizes plan specific to patient, including concepts for health promotion and safe outcomes.
- Becomes familiar with opportunities to serve the organization or local community.
- Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required.
- For newly licensed nurses a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) is required.
- Area of Interest: Nursing Residency;
- FTE/Hours per pay period: 0.90 - 36 hrs/per week;
- Shift: Rotating;
- Job ID: 9797;