JOB SUMMARY • The Outpatient Clinical Staff Nurse is a registered professional nurse (RN) who supports the mission, vision, values of MWPH and uses the nursing process to provide high quality care to the population served according to the Master Plan for the Provision of Nursing Care and Services.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION
Complies with hospital nursing and departmental policies, procedures and regulatory standards.
Coordinates care with the interdisciplinary team members to reach patient goals/outcomes
Utilizes the nursing process to provide high quality patient care to the population served
Provides patient and family education according to policy
Participates in activities for continuing education, professional development, staff development, such as precepting new employees/students and serving on a nursing or unit committee.
Participates in unit level performance improvement activities.
Functions with a focus on patient safety and customer service
Current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland. o Current CPR o Certification in Pediatric or Ambulatory Care Nursing preferred. o PEARS requ
Work Orientation and Experience
Minimum two years recent full time pediatric or outpatient experience require
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrates excellent customer service skills
Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively and courteously with patients, visitors and members of the health care team
Other Requirements Specific to Assigned Area
Knowledge of and ability to perform duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act, ANA Code of Ethics, ANA
Organization and time management skills
Ability to position patients, lift 25 pounds, walk, run, sit, stand, stoop, bend, reach, push, pull and demonstrate manual dexterity, mobility, and visual and auditory ability to do this job
Experience with pediatric rehabilitation, psychiatry, neuro-behavorial / developmentally emotionally impaired patients, or in nursery, neonatal, or pediatric intensive care as applicable, is preferred.
Reports directly to the Outpatient Clinical Manager.
No direct line supervision. Coaches, collaborates, and provides clinical direction/guidance to Licensed Practical Nurses, Medical Assistants, and Unit Secretary
Directly interfaces with patients, visitors, physicians, and other healthcare team members.
Operates patient care equipment specific to the needs, age and condition of the patient. Uses computer hardware and software, fax and Xerox machines.
PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS
Regular or continuous risk of exposure to body fluids, infectious waste or blood borne diseases requiring the use of personal protective equipment and adherence to established protocol. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours. Occasional stress due to emergency situations or multiple demands.
This job description identifies the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not to be considered an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties or skills required of an incumbent.
FTE/Hours Per Pay Period: 0.9/72 Hours
Internal Number: 386152524
About Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, Inc.
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