Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
In charge of care for patients in an adult acute care, medical-surgical setting with telemetry monitoring, patient to nurse ratio 4 -5:1. Administration of medications, which are appropriate for the diagnosis. Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team, including the medical staff, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, and social work. Teaching patients and families about illness management through demonstration and explanation, providing visual/auditory aides when needed. In charge nurse and preceptor role. Maintaining care with JCAHO patient safety goals. Continuing education through research and study. ACLS/ BLS certified according to the 2006 American Heart Association guidelines.
Hospital & Health Care