Staff Nurse - MMMC Psych - Night 36hrs

Wailuku, Hawaii
Jun 01, 2024
Sep 18, 2024
Staff 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 task requiring nursing knowledge, judgment, and skills.

  • Administers medications.

  • 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 Maui Health Vision, Model and Values through out their Nursing Practice.

  • Performs other duties and accepts responsibility as assigned within the scope of their practice.

  • May be assigned to another cost center; that may include other work locations on a shift by shift basis to meet patient care requirements.

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