Registered Nurse (RN)
- Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual clients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
- Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support to clients.
- Promotes client's independence by establishing client care goals; teaching client, family and caregivers about specific conditions and self-care skills; answering questions.
- Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against client care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following agency's philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
- Resolves client problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
- Documents clients care services by charting patient records.
- Maintains continuity among caregivers by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
- Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
- Minimum Qualifications Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN), Nursing Diploma, Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
- Should possess nursing skills as defined in the law governing the practice of nursing in Maryland
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment
- Exhibits positive interpersonal skills
- Excellent verbal and communication skills