The Registered Nurse performs both independent nursing and delegated medical function. The independent nursing includes assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for assigned patient population(s). The delegated medical function includes participation in and coordination of delegated patient care to other health care team members. The RN is responsible for performing these functions in accordance with all policy, procedure, and professional practice guidelines.
Assesses patient needs and identifies expected nursing outcomes.
Involves the patient, family, and other health care team members in gathering data.
Uses an ongoing, systematic process to gather relevant data from patient and family.
Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks, and to determine nursing diagnosis.
Identifies outcomes that are age appropriate, culturally appropriate, realistic, and attainable.
Validates outcomes with patient, family, and other health team members.
Documents data and identified outcomes.
Delivers care as delegated by physician/authorized practitioner to assigned patient population, or individual patient.
Follows the providers plan of care for each patient.
Prioritizes work based on patient acuity, provider schedule, available resources, and patient/family preferences, in conjunction with the provider.
Performs high and low risk technical procedures, including medication, as defined by clinical setting.
Recognizes when different approaches may be needed based on age or cultural differences.
Implements assigned aspects of the patient teaching plan.
Documents care in the medical record.
Effectively communicates compliance and variances to delegating physician/authorized practitioner.
Takes actions to assure continuity of care for all assigned patients.
Adheres to all relevant policies, procedures, and nursing practice guidelines.
Implements nursing interventions based on plan of care.
Provides care according to the plan, and in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures, and relevant nursing practice guidelines.
Coordinates nursing care with the care of all other health team members.
Initiates age and culturally appropriate measures to meet patient needs and achieve expected outcomes.
Collaborates, consults, or makes referrals if unable to perform safely and independently.
Delegates direct and indirect patient care activities to appropriate personnel based on needs, condition, potential for risk/harm, complexity of the skills predictability of the outcome, and patient flow.
Assures all actions are based on scientific, ethical, or ecological principles; proven effectiveness; past experience; practice standards; patient/family requests and values; or, legal parameters.
Documents interventions according to practice guidelines.
Responds appropriately to emergent situations.
Evaluates care and the patients response to interventions and expected outcomes.
Systematically and continuously evaluates patients response to interventions.
Modifies the interventions based on patient response and changing patient condition.
Involves the patient, family, and other health team members in evaluating care.
Uses ongoing assessment data to revise patient needs, priority problems, nursing outcomes, and the plan of care.
Uses communication strategies to achieve desirable outcomes.
Communicates verbal and written information in a clear, concise, accurate, and timely manner.
Uses communication strategies appropriate to patient/family needs for information, education, and support.
Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team.
Current Minnesota RN License
Clinical experience as a nurse in a health care setting.
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