Job Description

Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where out patents live. Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operations 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. In addition to our hospitals, the Steward provider network includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300 hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lies through the company's managed care and health insurance services. The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.

Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.

The Registered Nurse provides direct and indirect patient care, supervises non-licensed personnel as assigned in the practice setting, communicates with physicians and co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology, and able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Ability to formulate and revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan for effectiveness, involving patient and patient’s family when appropriate.

· Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments

· Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.

· Demonstrates the use of critical thinking skills and problems solving abilities in coordinating and supervising patient care.

· Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures.

· Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful/emergency situations.

· Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.

· Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians and co-workers.

· Interacts professionally with patient/family and treats patients/families with respect and dignitiy; ensures patient confidentiality.

· Contributes to the team concept and maintains a positive working relationship, both within the department and with other departments, assisting when a need is observed or requested, and offers constructive suggestions for improvement instead of complaints.

· Documentation reflects current nursing standards and supports policies and procedures.

· Is able to manage and operate equipment safely and correctly.

· Demonstrates knowledge and application of infection control policies and procedures supporting standards of care.

· Maintains professional and appropriate communication and behavior with patients, co-workers, physicians, and vendors.

· Maintains HIPAA confidentiality at all times.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

· Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

· Current Florida Registered Nurse Licensure or Compact State Licensure.

· BCLS certificate required. ACLS as applicable.

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