This position requires full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Saddleback Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Saddleback Medical Center's strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
Utilizing the nursing process, the registered nurse (RN) is responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for the Infusion Service patient in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Nursing Department. Responsibilities include directing unlicensed employee activity, assessing patients, synthesizing patient information, planning of care/interventions, teaching patients/family, implementing treatment plan/MD orders, and evaluating care rendered. The RN must effectively communicate and document data relevant to the care of the patient. The RN utilizes knowledge of patient age, cultural diversity, psycho-social and / or spiritual needs into the patient's plan of care.The RN contributes to the promotion of quality nursing care through performance improvement processes that demonstrate positive outcome in patient care.In addition, the RN collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe and effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.