Under the direction of the Director - Medical/Surgical and ICU andclinical supervision of the Registered Nurse, functions as a member of thehealth care team to provide care for patients.
Fosters, participates and is knowledgeable in Shared Governance as defined at St. Mary's Janesville Hospital using the conceptual framework for nursing practice as a guide.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for own practice, continuing education and competency (i.e., mandatory in-services, CPR, staff meetings).
Shares expertise and knowledge with coworkers and peers. Assists in orientation of new nursing personnel. Supports the activities, decisions and initiative of colleagues.
Provides patient care and performs other duties under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Completes documentation according to unit/hospital standards.
Respects the confidentiality and dignity of patients. Communicates effectively with customers.
Punctual for reports/breaks. Uses supplies effectively. Completes work within required shift, i.e., end of shift; OT minimal or nonexistent.
Performs Unit Secretary role which includes skill and professionalism in the use of the phone, maintaining, organizing and updating communication to assure optimal delivery of patient care and accurately enters/retrieves patient information using computer.
Performs Unit Assistant role which includes assisting with transfer, transporting and discharging of patients, ordering and stocking of supplies, cleans and returns used equipment to appropriate departments, performs messenger service and delivers equipment to the unit.
Effectively train in Unit Secretary and Telemetry Monitor roles
Preferred Requirements: N/A
Demonstrates the ability to carry out delegated nursing care procedures. Practices within the scope of care consistent with the CNA role. Demonstrate the ability to deal in a courteous and respectful manner with all people. General familiarity with hospital routines, medical terminology, and completed date entry. Champion of patient safety in partnerships with all unit employees. Appropriately seeks clarification of job duties with understanding that reporting information and concerns directly to delegating staff is a core accountability.
St. Mary's Janesville Hospital –
Our $150 million community medical campus opened in 2012 to provide a full range of health services for Janesville and the surrounding communities in Rock County. The campus includes a 50-bed hospital — St. Mary's Janesville Hospital — and our adjacent Dean Clinic — Janesville East location, which offers exceptional primary and specialty care on one central complex. Our 165,000-square-foot hospital has all private rooms, a healing garden and award-winning emergency and obstetrics departments.
You’ve known us as many names throughout St. Louis, and now, we’re bringing our hospitals, doctors, home care and other services together under one name – SSM Health. With seven hospitals, 350+ physicians, more than 40 physician locations and 12,000 employees, we are part of something bigger and better. We’re connected to a wealth of resources, expertise and advance technology to help you, your fa...mily and our community live long, healthy lives.
We’ve grown and changed a lot over our 143-year history. Our name may be changing but our mission remains the same