Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Essential FunctionsTo perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment. Documents patient care given. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family. Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation. Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs. Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances. Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient. LDRP competent
Staff member demonstrates clinical competence and efficiency in care of the patient in labor, delivery postpartum and newborn, as defined in hospital and departmental policies, professional practice standards/guideline, and the Law/Rules regulating the practice of Nursing(AZ Board of Nursing website [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]).
Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.