2000 S Main St, Fairfield, IA, USA
Jefferson County Health Center
Function: To plan and provide for total patient care through use of nursing process in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient needs. To direct and guide patient teaching, activities of ancillary personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing.
Consistently utilizes methods and knowledge to accurately assess all patient systems.
Identifies appropriate nursing diagnosis to develop a plan of care that is individualized, timely, and patient centered.
Implements nursing actions safely and consistently with the plan of care.
Incorporates patient and family teaching into the assessment and care of each patient. Evaluates outcomes of patient care and teaching
Assessment, planning, intervention, including teaching and evaluation of patient care are reflected by completed and accurate documentation.
Acts as liaison between physicians, care team, the patient, and the family. Serves as patient advocate, as necessary.
Demonstrates the ability to use critical thinking skills in prioritization, delegation, decision making and practicing safety.