Description: The Clinical Nurse II provides quality patient care and related functions under the direction of the Administrative Manager and Associate/Assistant Nurse Manager according to policy and procedure. The RN reports any change in condition of the patient to the physician, maintains accurate documentation pertinent to all patient records that is clear, concise, and timely and adheres to the principles of confidentiality. The Clinical Nurse II uses specific age-and cultural-related physical, intellectual, psychosocial, and developmental attributes in the implementation and evaluation of patient care. He/she must be able to perform basic life support measures such as CPR. The Clinical Nurse II has two or more years of experience as a registered nurse, utilizing the nursing process with depth and understanding.
The Beaumont Nurse Professional Practice Model illustrates the integration of nursing practice with the mission, vision, philosophy and values that embody the spirit of Beaumont Nurses. Caring for the patient and their family is the center of all we do. We strive for nursing excellence and it is an expectation that as a Beaumont nurse you demonstrate accountability, autonomy and critical thinking in your nursing practice. Continuous professional development is recognized as essential to our practice and supported through education, mentoring and reflective learning.
1. Develops and implements plan of care for patient's based on scientific research rationale.
2. Leader: Delegates assignments/tasks with appropriate follow-up and contributes to achievement of unit objectives. May assume charge nurse responsibilities.
3. Performs routine nursing functions following Beaumont Health System/Department/Patient Care policies on assigned patients
4. Follows the plan of care including the following
3. Demonstrates knowledge of and competently performs technical procedures
4. Performs delegated responsibilities in which education and training has been provided and competency assessed.
5. Uses equipment properly
6. Upholds the patient's rights in the provision of care
7. Promotes infection control and safety as it relates to the patient and employee environments
8. Develop teaching strategies for patient/family.
9. Serves as mentor/resource for members of health care team.
10. Professional Practice: Maintains current knowledge in area of clinical practice.
11. Professional Development: Participates in unit based activities, staff meetings and committees.
1. Communicates patient outcomes and changes to multidisciplinary team members.
2. Reports any change in condition of the patient to the physician
3. Conveys information completely and timely
4. Effectively interacts with others
5. Communicates and updates plan of care on a daily basis and as frequently as needed based upon patient condition, changes in status.
6. Delivers excellent customer service by exhibiting the Beaumont Standards
7. Demonstrates knowledge, understanding and embraces cultural traditions and lore of community served.
8. Provides assistance to individuals in a manner that takes into account their special needs, age-related and cultural-related needs.
9. Demonstrates knowledge of physical, intellectual, psycho-social, developmental tasks, major fears and stressors significant for each age group served.
10. Demonstrates and is observed to have knowledge and skills to perform physical assessment for each age group served.
11. Demonstrates and is observed to have knowledge and ability to develop a plan of care for each age group served.
12. Demonstrates and is observed to have knowledge of methods involved in evaluation of nursing interventions for each age group served.
13. Demonstrates ability and is observed to have knowledge and skills to interpret age specific data.
14. Demonstrates and is observed to have knowledge and ability to advocate, communicate and educate patients and families for each age group served, including those with physical, emotional, social, mental, language and cognitive impairments.
15. Demonstrates and is observed to possess knowledge of patient rights, advance directives and ethical issues each age group served.
16. Demonstrated and is observed to possess knowledge and ability to provide a safe environment of care and recognize safety risk considerations for each age group served.
17. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments, administer medication and operate equipment specific for patient's age each age group served.
18. Provides assistance to individuals in a manner that takes into account their special needs, cultural and age-related needs.
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