Staff Nurse Primary Care On Call

Location
Hilo, Hawaii
Posted
Feb 02, 2024
Closes
Apr 21, 2024
Ref
60783132720
Sector
Staff Nurse
Specialty
Nurse
Job Summary:

Provides nursing care and services to patients/families. Provides direction to licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and nursing assistive personnel. Delegates nursing care according to legal and regulatory guidelines/statutes and organizational policies. Utilizes reasonable judgment in carrying out prescribed medical orders of a practitioner. Functions as primary nurse/total patient caregiver. Serves as resource nurse. Acts as preceptor and takes charge duties as assigned.
Essential Responsibilities:


  • Practices professional nursing and delegates nursing tasks to nursing assistive personnel and provides direction to the LPN as appropriate.

  • Utilizes nursing process to deliver care.

  • Performs any nursing task requiring nursing knowledge, judgment, and skill.

  • Administers medications. As appropriate, may administer intradermal local anesthetic for IV placement.

  • Teaches LPNs and nursing assistive personnel special tasks of nursing care.

  • Verifies staff competency to perform special tasks of nursing care as appropriate.

  • Is responsible and accountable for quality of nursing rendered and adequacy of nursing care provided when special tasks are delegated to nursing assistive personnel.

  • Functions as primary nurse/total patient caregiver.

  • Serves as resource nurse and acts as preceptor.

  • Takes charge duties as assigned.

  • Incorporates the KP Vision, Model and Values through out their Nursing Practice.

  • Performs administrative and other duties and accepts responsibility as assigned.

  • May perform patient care to the extent necessary to maintain clinical expertise, competency and licensing necessary to fulfill job responsibilities and to direct the provision of care on the unit.

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