Huggins Hospital

Med/Surg RN Days

Wolfeboro, NH 03894


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Under the general supervision of the Director of Acute Care Services, is responsible for safe, effective and quality patient and family centered care in the Acute Care Medical Surgical setting.


1 Plans, evaluates, directs and renders care and re-evaluate clinical outcomes according to established standards of care
2 Incorporates evidence based best practice into everyday clinical activities
3 Performs medication reconciliation and administers medications safely and appropriately using the 5 rights of medication administration. Leverages technological resources for safe medication administration such as bar code scanning and tele-pharmacist service
4 Recognizes and performs nursing interventions to maintain the body's homeostasis; acid-base balance, fluids and electrolyte balance, wound and tissue perfusion)
5 In accordance with standing medical protocols and standing orders; enters orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition, communicates same to the treating provider
6 Modify patient's treatment plans as indicated by patient's condition
7 Maintains accurate, detailed clinical nursing documentation, reports and records
8 Within the scope of nursing practice, delegates and provides oversight of nursing care activities of ancillary nursing/healthcare team members such as LNAs.
9 Promotes a safe patient care environment safe from hazards
10 Consistently utilizes clear, concise, professional communication in all interactions (SBAR). This will include interactions with patients and their families, between disciplines, inter-departmentally and with outside agencies
11 Promotes a safe patient care and work environment free of potential safety hazards
12 Ensures safe transportation of patients within the facility utilizing safe lifting and transport adjunct equipment and good body mechanics to protect patient, self, co-workers
13 Demonstrates safe, competent use of patient care equipment, beds, stretchers, lifts, safety and alarm devices, walkers, monitors, wound vacs, drains, oxygen therapy and other equipment approved for patient care
14 Demonstrates flexibility in practice and collaborates to cross train in other departments to additional duties as needed to promote flexibility, sustainability and teamwork within the Critical Access Hospital setting

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