The RN Transition-to-Practice Program is a comprehensive 12-month standardized curriculum designed to assist the post-graduate nurse in the transition from entry-level, advanced beginner nurse to competent professional RN. Perspective RNs who will be graduating from nursing school in the Spring of 2021 or before should apply to this posting. The applicants resume will be reviewed and those who indicate a planned graduation date in Spring of 2021 or prior will be considered. This program is a comprehensive developmental training program that has both didactic and clinical components designed to afford the post-graduate RN the opportunity to perform the role, duties, patient care activities and procedures that are carried out by RNs. Provide specialized direct and indirect care to patients within a designated specialty. Observe, interview, and assess patients to identify care needs. Monitor or evaluate medical conditions of patients in collaboration with other health care professionals. Develop, implement, or evaluate standards of nursing practice in specialty areas. Plan, evaluate, or modify treatment programs based on information gathered by observing and interviewing patients, or by analyzing patient records. Documents nursing interventions, therapeutic measure administered, patient's reactions, patient teaching and understanding. Administers therapeutic measures as prescribed by the physician to include, but not limited to, medication administration, intravenous fluids, blood transfusions, treatments and maintains those measures taken which are ongoing in nature. Participates in the development, updating and evaluation of standards of care and quality improvement monitoring. Collaborate with other health care professionals and service providers to ensure optimal patient care. Work Schedule: Varies, to be determined upon selection Financial Discloser Report: Not required
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