Performs nursing assessments as needed.
Responds and leads all codes on West Campus
Evaluates and documents patient responses to nursing intervention
Provides Respiratory Care to patients to include: Oxygen therapy, Respiratory treatments as prescribes by physician, cough enhancements, deep breathing enhancements, nebulizer treatments, chest physical therapy, metered dose inhaler treatments, incentive spirometry, flutter valve, positive expiratory pressure, continuous positive airway pressure, bi-level positive airway pressure, aerosol therapy both cook and heated.
Respiratory diagnostics to include: peak flow measurements, obtains blood gas sample, analyzes blood gas sample, pulse oximetry, overnight oximetry, initiate bedside EKG monitoring, recognizes 12 Lead EKG placement, and cares for patients requiring non-invasive blood pressure (NIBP)
Demonstrates Leadership skills and takes responsibility for self-development.
Demonstrates the ability to adapt to unexpected events.
Provides staff education as needed.
Works with Staffing office to ensure appropriate unit staffing.
Is a resource for media calls and concerns.
Rounds on West Campus Units and provides support.
Assists with problems with employees, patients, and visitors.
Demonstrates fiscal responsibility.
Maintains records pertinent to personnel and operation of the unit. Prepares reports, i.e., utilization, performance improvement, outcome data.
Participates in patient care.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
Adheres to dress code.
Completes annual educational requirements.
Maintains regulatory requirements.
Wears identification while on duty.
Maintains confidentiality at all times.
Attends department staff meetings as required within the department.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
Coordinates efforts in meeting Joint Commission, federal, state and local regulations and standards
Communicates and complies with the Benefis Health System Mission, Vision and Values as well as the focus statement of the department.
Complies with Benefis Health System Organization Policies and Procedures.
Complies with Health and Safety Standards and Guidelines.