Working in conjunction with the Critical Care manager and clinical supervisor,
the RN assesses, plans, implements and collaborates with other departments
to ensure excellence in patient and family care, reflective of CCMH mission,
vision and values. The RN will integrate departmental goals for improvement
across the care continuum. He/She may coordinate and delegate unit and
patient care activities, as appropriate, to other health care providers.
The RN practices within the framework of the Wyoming Nurse Practice Act,
American Nurses Association professional standards, National Patient Safety
Goals, and American Association of Critical Care Standards.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES
- Performs patient assessment and documents in patient record.
- Develops an age appropriate plan of care, which addresses physical, psychosocial
and spiritual needs, in collaboration with other members of the health
- Implements the plan of care, delegates appropriately and ensures documentation
- Evaluates progress towards desired outcomes, revises plan of care and intervenes
- Educates patient and families regarding current health status, plan of
care, and anticipated outcomes.
- Provides service excellence to all customers.
- Demonstrates efficient time management and prioritization skills.
- Maintains professional standards related to clinical practice, staffing
and continuing education.
- Practices fiscal responsibility and accountability.
- Actively participates in hospital committees, CQI teams, and Quality Improvement Program.
- Maintains a clean and safe environment.
- May be required to work on other nursing units according to distribution
of staff and patients.
- Adheres to CCMH policies and procedures.
- Complies with the hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program including,
but not limited to, the Code of Conduct, laws and regulations, and hospital
policies and procedures.
- Must be free from governmental sanctions involving health care and/or financial
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Licensure: Active Wyoming license/prompt renewal
Must have current Healthcare Provider CPR or Red Cross Professional Rescuer
certification within 60 days of employment.
Experience: Experience in critical care preferred.
Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Hand/eye coordination in order to give
injections, draw blood, start IVs, use computer, etc. Speaking clearly
to communicate with patients, families, physicians and staff regarding
patient condition and care.
Interpersonal Skills: Ability to develop positive interaction with patients,
patient families, physicians and staff in order to effectively care for
Essential Physical Requirements: Ability to lift and/or maneuver objects
weighing 40 pounds or less in the assessment and implementation of patient
care. Requires shift work.
Essential Mental Abilities: Must be able to assess a patient’s condition,
formulate a plan of care, select appropriate interventions, evaluate the
patient response to care/treatment and to explain/teach patients about
their condition/recovery. Requires higher level of mental faculties accompanied
by short- and long-term memory. Ability to function in stressful situations.
Essential Sensory Requirements: Corrected vision, hearing to normal range.