Scottsdale, AZ, United States
HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.
EducationAssociate's Degree All staff who have direct responsibility for the care of stroke patients must have 8 hours of initial stroke specific education, and then 1 hour annually. RequiredOther Graduate from an accredited NLN/CCNE insitution. Required
Experience One (1) year RN experience in med-surg or acute specialty settingNetwork float position: Two (2) years RN experience in med-surg or acute specialty setting. Required
Licenses and CertificationsRegistered Nurse (RN) State And/Or Compact State Licensure Licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Arizona RequiredBasic Life Support (BLS) Certification in BLS training course C, and unit specific certification as required by specialty area. Required
Job SummaryThe RN's practice is guided by the ANA Standard for Professional Nurse and Code of Ethics. The RN has knowledge of professional nursing principles, practices, concepts, and procedures as applied to the care of the patient population served. The RN records patients' medical history and symptoms help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical equipment, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation. The RN establishes a care plan or contributes to an existing plan. The plan may include activities, such as administering medication, including careful checking of dosages and avoiding interactions; starting, maintaining, and discontinuing intravenous (IV) lines for fluid, medication, blood, and blood products; administering therapies and treatments; observing the patient and recording those observations; and consulting with physicians and other healthcare clinicians. The RN teaches patients and their families how to manage their illnesses or injuries, explain post-treatment and home care needs; diet, nutrition, and exercise programs; and self-administration of medication and therapy. The RN provides direction to licensed practical nurses and nursing aides regarding patient care and delegates when appropriate. The RN supports efforts to advance clinical knowledge and skills. The RN precepts new hire staff and students. The RN assists the staff and students to seek and complete the tasks required to complete their competency skills. The RN continues to enhance their knowledge in the nursing management and care of patient problems and conditions as required. The RN may continue to improve the patients experience, clinical outcomes and works to promote a healthy work environment. Nursing practices theory based nursing that is evidenced based utilizing a Shared Governance model for decision-making.All RN staff who have direct responsibility for the care of stroke patients must have knowledge of:\u2022 Stroke symptoms and warning signs\u2022 Protocols and pathways used to identify, evaluate and management of stroke patients\u2022 NIHSS and Modified Rankin Stroke scales\u2022 Code Brain activation and protocol\u2022 Stoke quality indicators\u2022 Available stroke patient education materials and community resources\u2022 Educational requirements\u2022 Stroke Center website resources
Possess the knowledge of how to collect health data in a systematic and ongoing manner, prioritizing data collection as determined by the patient\u2019s immediate condition or needs, and involving the family. Analyzes the assessment data in determining diagnoses, and utilize the nursing diagnosis to develop, implement, evaluate and revise an appropriate patient plan of care that is family centered, developmentally and age-appropriate, and culturally relevant.
Identifies expected outcomes individualized to the patient and their specific health problems. Develops plans of care that are individualized to the patient\u2019s condition or needs, reflecting current nursing practice that is evidence-based, providing for continuity of care, and are family centered.
Implements interventions in the plan of care. Initiates treatments, medications, emergency and resuscitative measures based on appropriate utilization of standing orders, policies and procedures. Provides nursing care to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and social-cultural needs of the patient and family utilizing a family-centered approach to care delivery.
Evaluates the patient\u2019s progress toward attainment of outcomes. Documents observations, nursing interventions, therapeutic measures, multi-systems monitoring data, and other data relevant to the patient\u2019s care in a retrievable form. Provides ongoing evaluation of the quality and effectiveness of the care plan to ensure that they maintain and enhance patient outcomes that promote the delivery of cost-effective high quality healthcare
Evaluates one\u2019s own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and relevant statutes and regulations of the system and department policies and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice. Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.
Integrates ethical principles in all aspects of practice. Enhances knowledge of culture and diversity needs for specific populations.
Collaborates with others in the practice of nursing professional development at the institutional, local, regional and state levels. as colleagues. Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of peers and other health care providers through positive role-modeling, fostering peer relationships, and participating in preceptor and/or mentor programs thereby creating an environment for quality practice.
Collaborates with members of the multidisciplinary team in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care delivery. Collaborates with the patient, family and other health care providers in providing patient care
Develops and evaluates standards of care for patients that are evidence-based. Identifies changes that should be made in nursing practice using an evidence-based approach and facilitating the initiation of, adoption of, and adaptation to change. Participates in and uses evidence-based research to identify strategies for improving nursing practice, and patient outcomes. Designs, creates, and applies research by supporting the integration of research into practice fostering the use of systematic evaluative research with regard to clinical, educational, and managerial data.
Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, and cost in planning and delivering patient care by utilizing all resources effectively and efficiently.
Website : https://www.honorhealth.com
With a new brand promise of Making Healthy Personal, HonorHealth was born March 30, the public launch day for the health system's new name and brand. HonorHealth, formed after the merger of Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network, is all about you, the most important word for our healthcare system. "Our new brand reflects our mission — to improve the health and well-being of our community," said CEO Tom Sadvary. "I'm excited by our new brand and what it represents. After an intense couple years launching the integration of the services of two health systems, the new brand will help us unify around a common goal: making healthy personal. It will guide us to deliver on our promise every single day." The health system's vision, "To be the partner of choice as we transform healthcare for our communities," is at the core of the new brand's promise. So are our values: Integrity, Caring, Accountability, Stewardship, Excellence and Respect. HonorHealth is both a name and call to action. HonorHealth emphasizes the historic trustworthiness and integrity of our organization's brand. It demonstrates our respect and dedication to delivering the highest quality care in a personal and easy manner.