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Cape Cod Healthcare

Falmouth, MA
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  • Customer Service
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Assesses and initiates Rx protocols of point in education Coordinates total nursing care for patients in the Emergency Department Participates in patient and family teaching Demonstrates leadership abilities by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other patient care team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing in the clinical setting
  • Practices according to entity mandatory requirements.
  • Practices according to department expectations.
  • Practices with a Customer Service approach to all activities.
  • Cares for atients utilizing the nursing process.
  • Provides care as part of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Utilizes internal and external resources.
  • Provides effective patient/family teaching.
  • Documents according to entity/Department guidelines.
  • Administers medications safely.
  • Provides care according to best practice standards of care in nursing.
  • Identifies signs and symptoms of neglect/abuse and reports as required by law.
  • Cares for the terminally ill patient and family.
  • Manages the patient with pain.
  • Utilizes chemical and physical restraints as per policy.
  • Utilizes techniques of time management effectively.
  • Provides care respective of patient's advance directives.
  • Maintains appropriate licenses certifications registrations required to perform duties of their designated role/position.
  • Addresses age-specific needs of infants, toddlers, school age, adolescents, adults, older adults.
  • Implements patient care utilizing appropriate physical resources in a safe manner.
  • Prioritizes patient care based on: department needs, acuity levels and available resources.
  • Provides care and advocates for patients incorporating their rights and values.
  • Performs critical skills required in the Emergency Department consistent with scientific principles.
  • Uses Meditech appropriately and accurately.
  • Gives rationale for patient care and clinical decisions based on current scientific literature and principles.
  • Performs and communicates as part of the team.
  • Manages patients with Intravenous Therapy.
  • Documents consistently using accepted guidelines.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Preferred minimum of 3 years of nursing experience in an acute clinical setting.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) Licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification
  • PALS or ENPC, TNCC preferred

Schedule Details: 72PP, 8p-8a, e/o weekend, occ holidays
Organization: Falmouth Hospital Association
Primary Location: Falmouth
Department: FHA-Emergency Services
Employee Classification: Regular-Regular
Shift: Eve/Night
Weekend Shifts: Every Other
Holiday Shifts: Occasional
Posting Start Date: Mar 5, 2018
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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