Clinical Nurse - Internal Medicine in Washington, DC at The GW Medical Faculty Associates.

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  include the following.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may be assigned.

Dependent upon area of assignment performs all, or a combination of, the following:

  • Uses advanced nursing knowledge and the nursing process to:
  • Assess factors of the patient’s past and present physical, psychosocial, and cultural baseline, health problems, and external support systems which may impact on his/her ability to cope with current health situation.
  • Define a nursing problem list, based on assessment of the patient, that reflects the
  • Consideration of the medical diagnosis and the patient’s problems,
  • Define realistic measurable goals related to each problem.
  • Develop a nursing plan which is directed toward the optimal resolution of nursing diagnoses and prevention of future problems.
  • Evaluates and document a patient’s progress toward goals.
  • Collaborates with the appropriate health care professionals in implementing a comprehensive plan of care.
  • Provide an individualized plan of nursing care which assists the patient in maximizing participation in his/her care.
  • Collaborate with physician to revise the nursing plan of care and/ or goals as necessary.
  • Implement appropriate patient education programs to meet individual health care
  • Assist physicians with day to day patient care
    • Taking histories and assessing reason for visit.
    • Assist with procedures and treatments
    • Provide patient teaching when necessary
  • Records nursing care using appropriate documentation.

Qualifications

Education                     

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing- OR- Diploma or associate degree in nursing.

Requirements                 

  • Current D.C . Licensure as a registered nurse or evidence of application for licensure in D.C. and current out-of-state is necessary.