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Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Clinical RN II in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Unit Description

Pavilion 6 is a stepdown medical telemetry unit that specializes in pulmonology.

Staffing is comprised of RNs, PCAs (patient care associates) and UAs (unit ambassadors). In addition to regular staffing, Pavilion 6 has a free Charge Nurse and Admission Discharge Nurse that are available to help with a variety of things.

Nurse to patient ratio on Pavilion 6 has a 4:1 or 3:1 nurse to patient ratio; this ratio will depend on the acuity of the patient.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Current R.N. licensure in the state of South Carolina

  • BLS, ACLS, PALS/ENPC

  • BSN

  • Preferred experience includes a background in one or more of the following: Cath lab, cardiac, telemetry, critical care, operating room, interventional radiology, ER, med/surg.

  • Collaborates with patients, families, and other members of the health care team to determine patient priorities and treatments

  • Initiates and facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration to enhance outcome

  • Seeks necessary assistance in completing nursing interventions to assure positive patient outcomes

  • Participates in hourly rounding and bedside shift report

  • Responsible for demonstrating competency for all new equipment and procedures.

  • Provides clinical guidance to students and ancillary staff

  • Successfully completes hospital and unit-based orientation programs

  • Formulates a plan for professional growth

  • Ensures compliance with all clinical expectations regarding regulatory requirements

  • Identifies appropriate standards of care, and/or collaborative clinical pathways to guide the plan of care

  • Complies with established policies and procedures

  • Identifies the need to develop or revise policies and procedures pertaining to specialized patient populations and/or unit and hospital-based practices

  • Serves on unit-based committees

  • Prioritizes nursing interventions for an assigned group of patients

  • Assesses assigned patients’ medical history, admitting diagnosis and physician’s orders, obtaining nursing history, performing physical assessment, evaluating diagnostic data, and interviewing patient and family to determine patient needs

  • Demonstrates knowledge of professional nursing practice and theory.

  • Assures continuity of care through effective decision making resulting in quality patient care

  • Documents all aspects of patient care by following established charting procedure to show the patient’s progress or any change in the patient’s condition

  • Other Duties as assigned

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