Clinical Level I
Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Posted on: October 10, 2019
The Clinical Level I Nurse functions as a caregiver for a specific
patient population in order to achieve desired outcomes. This entry
level position directs and oversees the care provided by other
caregivers through delegation, validation, evaluation, and
coordination. This position effectively coordinates patient
care/unit activities among nursing peers, physicians and support
1. Demonstrates familiarity with the shared governance model, the
blue print for professional nursing and performance improvement. 2.
Functions as a Registered Professional Nursing using the patient
centered care model by consistently delivering safe and appropriate
care to a specific patient population utilizing the nursing
process. 3. Performs assessment/data collection in an ongoing and
systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychological and
cognitive status. 4. Plans individualized patient care based on
assessment and implements well defined interventions in
collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. 5. Evaluates
patient\'s response to interventions and make appropriate changes
to achieve desired outcomes in progressing patients to a predefined
length of stay. 6. Accurately documents the components of the
nursing process per HUMC policy. 7. Demonstrates respectful and
effective communication with patients, families and colleagues. 8.
Develops on emerging awareness of ethical issues and how they
relate to clinical practice. 9. Demonstrates applied knowledge base
in areas of policies, procedures, standards of care and medications
by utilizing HUMC intranet references as resource to deliver proper
patient care and achieve desired outcomes. 10. Discusses care as it
relates to evidence-based practice. 11. Recognizes and responds to
opportunities to promote and market HUMC 12. Recognizes patient
satisfaction issues and adjusts patient care delivery accordingly
when appropriate 13. Adheres to the American Nurses Association
Code for Nurses with Interpretive Statements. 14. Identifies the
needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers
care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, hearing
and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes
communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s)
at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
15. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center\'s
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Graduate of
a NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing. 2. BSN; or minimum of 1
year experience for existing, internal RN candidates only.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: Licenses and
Certifications Required: 1. AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP
Certification. 2. NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License.
Licenses and Certifications Preferred:
Meridian Health is committed to the principles of equal employment
opportunity and affirmative action and will not discriminate in the
recruitment or employment practices on the basis of race, color,
creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, age,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,
disability, veteran status and any other category protected by
federal or state law.
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