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LUHS REGISTERED NURSE 1833
at Trinity Healthcare
Department:CH101_30030 Nursing 6SW Medical Oncology
Expected Weekly Hours:36
Position Purpose:Utilizes current nursing practices to provide patient care while focusing on the needs of the patient and
exemplifying the service excellence goals of care, concern, respect and cooperation. As a contributing member of a
health care team, develops and provides a comprehensive plan of care for assigned patients. Recognizes and
consistently applies knowledge of Loyola's 14 Magnet Forces.
Job Description Details:
Patient Care & Assessment - Clarifies and implements physician, physician
assistant and/or advance practice nurse orders by administering medications and
performing treatments and testing as prescribed by the physician, and documents
accordingly (Magnet Force #12). Recognizes symptoms and establishes priorities
consistent with patient's condition (Magnet Force #9). Documents ongoing
assessments of patient's physical and emotional status in order to address patient
needs appropriately (Magnet Force #'s 5,6). Demonstrates mastery of required
unit-based competencies and orientation goals.
Plan of Care - Obtains information from patient and/or family to develop an
appropriate patient educational plan. Formulates, implements and continually
revises patient plan of care based on ongoing assessment of the patient,
information acquired from patient’s database, and resources within the medical
center (Magnet Force #'s 2,6). Collaborates with other members of the health care
team to promote effective patient care (Magnet Force #13).
Communication - Performs required documentation and communicates in a
competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and
regulatory requirements. Maintains strict confidentiality of patient, employee and
department information to ensure patient rights (Magnet Force #'s 3,8,13).
Discharge Planning - Reviews and evaluates discharge plans with the
multidisciplinary teams, the patient, and family to promote timely and appropriate
discharge(Magnet Force #'s 5,10,11,13).
Quality Improvement – Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality
and cost outcomes (Magnet Force #'s 1,7).
Professional Development Activities - Demonstrates accountability for professional
growth and job performance by seeking opportunities to enhance job skills and
knowledge (Magnet Force #'s 4,14).
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. It serves people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with 93 hospitals, and 120 continuing care locations — including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities - that provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.
Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues, including 5,300 employed physicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, we are known for our focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, Trinity Health is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs.