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Registered Nurse - Primary Care - Tallahassee, Florida - Med Surg

Company: Malcom Randall Department of Veterans Affairs Medi
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:


The Tallahassee Primary Care is looking for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse (RN) to join their team! In this position you will be accountable for the provision of direct patient care and for delivering quality nursing care by applying all aspects of the nursing process in the management of acute and chronic mental health illnesses to a culturally diverse Veteran population with complex needs.

The Registered Nurse provides care and counseling of persons or in the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and injury based upon the nursing process which includes systematic data gathering, assessment, appropriate nursing judgment, and evaluation of human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health teaching, health counseling; provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being. The Registered Nurse's primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family, group, or community (ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses).

  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide care in accordance with unit standards.
  • Accurately documents in the medical record of patient findings, assessments, and care provided.
  • Participates in performance improvement to maintain provision of quality care, plan patient care and assists physicians during treatments and examinations of patients.
  • Revises interdisciplinary plan of care based upon on-going patient assessment and evaluation.
  • Organizes and completes own assignments in a safe and timely manner, assisting team members as necessary.
  • Responsible for making comprehensive nursing decisions based on the interpretation of facts and evaluations of patient outcome; modifies the plan of care based upon the evaluations and outcomes.
  • Promotes, advocates for and strives to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient.
  • Safeguards patient privacy and maintains confidentiality of all electronic and printed patient information according to HIPAA guidelines, the Privacy Act, and as stated in the Medical Center Memo on Information Security.
  • Effectively plans patient care and nursing resources for maximum staff productivity, staff and time efficiency, and positive patient outcomes.
  • Participates in orientation, unit based in-services, and mandatory education activities in a self-directed manner.
  • Encourages and supports patients and families to participate in care and decision-making at the level they choose.
  • Demonstrates professional behavior and good communication skills that enhance working effectively with others.

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Keywords: Malcom Randall Department of Veterans Affairs Medi, Tallahassee , Registered Nurse - Primary Care - Tallahassee, Florida - Med Surg, Healthcare , Tallahassee, Florida

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