Trinity Health Urology Nurse in Maywood, Illinois
Utilizes current nursing practices to provide integrated patient care while focusing on the specific, specialized needs of the patient and exemplifying the service excellence goals of care, concern, respect and cooperation. As a contributing member of a health care team, functions in the role of patient advocate by being in the position of initial contact for patient-related issues. Recognizing and consistently applies knowledge of Loyola's 14 Forces of Magnetism.
Patient Assessment - Functions in the role of patient advocate by being in the
position of initial contact for patient-related issues. Demonstrates integrated,
service oriented care that is age/development specific to the target population.
Clarifies and implements physician orders by administering medications and
performing/ordering treatments and testing as prescribed by the physician (Magnet
Force #12). Recognizes symptoms and establishes priorities consistent with
patient's condition (Magnet Force #9). Documents patient's physical and emotional
status in order to address patient needs appropriately (Magnet Force #'s 5,6).
Patient Care - Reviews and evaluates plan of care, obtains information from
patient and/or family, and adds to plan of care as appropriate (Magnet Force #'s
2,6). Collaborates with other members of the health care team to promote efficient
patient care (Magnet Force #'s 10,11,13). Provides for the physical, cultural and
psychosocial needs of the patient and family. Integrates evidence-based practice
and professional standards whenever possible. Serves as a champion for patient
safety by continually observing and monitoring the clinical environment and
assuring that safety goals and standards are considered when providing care in
the practice setting.
Professional Practice & Communication - Maintains a specialized skill and
knowledge base to provide care which focuses on a specific need of the patient.
The specific skill set is inherent to the position and responsibility cannot be
delegated or otherwise transferred or relinquished to another healthcare provider
without the same skill set. Assures collaboration in practice and within the
specialty practice division or department by utilizing required, specialized skill and
knowledge. Performs required documentation and communicates in a competent
and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and regulatory
requirements. Protects confidentiality of patient's Personal Health Information
(PHI) (Magnet Force #'s 3,8,13).
Work Flow - Assists with the daily oversight of other clinical staff (other nurse and
non-nurse staff members) when directed by the manager to maximize work flow in
the practice. Provides feedback to the manager when requested regarding
work-related skills of non-licensed personnel. Serves as a mentor and preceptor for
new staff and as a constant resource to non-licensed or non-nurse personnel.
Remains flexible with work assignments throughout the clinical site to assure
appropriate coverage to meet staffing and patient care needs.
Job Number: 00098179
Location: Maywood, IL
Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center
Facility: LUHS-Loyola University Medical Center
Employment Type: Full time