Main Function: The CNII functions in the clinical setting as described in the RN: Clinical, job description. In addition, the CNII nurse must have demonstrated the ability to function as charge nurse efficiently and/or precept new staff members. The nurse should have successfully completed the Preceptor and/or Charge Nurse program. They must be able to demonstrate, document, and teach others as it relates to their unit: core measures, restraints, falls, wound, pain, customer service, National Patient Safety Goals, critical values, patient teaching, and suicide assessment. This nurse is able to competently demonstrate the ability to delegate and supervise personnel. He/she is able to integrate technical competencies while integrating the biopsychosocial aspects of patient care. He/she demonstrates critical thinking skills in problem solving and caring for groups of patients. He/she consults others for assistance in recognizing his/her strengths and areas in need of professional growth. Professional nursing practice complies with the Maryland Practice Act. He or she demonstrates an understanding of patient safety goals, hospital and nursing quality performance measures, and patient education. He/she ensures best practices are being met for clients and actively collaborates with other disciplines. He/she brings to the attention of supervisory staff issues, which he/she cannot resolve at the unit level. He/she participates in service wide committees, task forces, or planning committees to meet the goals and mission of nursing services, Maryland General Hospital, and the University of Maryland Medical System. He/she anticipates patient needs and becomes proficient at ensuring customer service is outstanding for his/her clients and role models and influences those on the unit.
Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Understand, follow protocols and help others with; core measures, restraints, falls, wound, pain, customer service, National Patient Safety Goals, critical values, patient teaching and suicide assessment. 2. Functions as charge nurse and/or preceptor. 3. Works with supervisor to resolve issues at the unit level. 4. Collaborates with other disciplines. 5. Participates in committees and/or task forces.
What You Need to Be Successful:
Education: Registered Nurse Experience: At least two years nursing experience