RN Patient Care
Bayhealth
 Dover, DE

Job Details

General Summary

The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients within a assigned unit with a commitment to quality and safety. Professional nursing practices, requiring specialized knowledge judgment and skill are performed using the process in accordance with hospital policy, procedures and nursing philosophy.

Essential Functions & Accountabilities

  • Develops a patient centered plan of care based on individualized needs.
  • Performs nursing interventions to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Demonstrates quality, safe and effective patient care.
  • Exhibits positive interactions to promote a healthy work environment.
  • Demonstrates standards of excellence which includes practicing nursing with core values of compassion, accountability, respect, teamwork and integrity.
  • Demonstrates understanding and executes quality and performance improvement plans. (only for RN evaluation)
  • Participates in decision making and takes actions based on ethical principles. (only for RN evaluation)
  • Provides timely and accurate documentation of patient care.
  • All other duties as assigned within the scope and range of job responsibilities.

Item #8 - To be added to ALL job descriptions as last item

Item #8 - To be added to ALL job descriptions as last item

Item #8 - To be added to ALL job descriptions as last item

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum

Preferred

Education:

  • Associate Degree /Graduate of an accredited nursing program/university
  • Must commit to a BSN within timeframe as indicated upon interview

BSN

Experience:

Must have 1 year of RN experience or completed all Bayhealth Novice RN competencies

1 year experience in relevant specialty

Computer/Software Knowledge:

Computer literacy with experience in electronic documentation

Experience with EPIC HER documentation

Licensure/Certification

Current DE RN licensure or eligibility to obtain prior to job offer

BLS required

  • ACLS / PALS may be required per manager's direction and timeframe
  • Commit to seeking specialty certification within time frame as indicated during interview

Nursing certification in relevant specialty