Nashville, TN 37209 US
Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates:
- Supervises the application of nursing techniques required in care and treatment of patients.
- Advises subordinate staff in policies and procedures.
- Observes employees as they perform tasks to ensure efficiency in work activities.
- Identifies exceptional performance characteristics through employee discussions and personal observations.
- Discusses methods to improve performance and motivate employees by discussing employee performance.
- Resolves disputes among employees following organizational policies and procedures.
- Implements corrective measures to staff for inappropriate actions through discussions, written warnings, and recommendations for suspension or termination.
Assisting and Caring for Others:
- Provides nursing care and procedures according to physicians orders and nursing protocol.
- Administers medication according to the physician's orders and protocol.
- Evaluates possible side effects and the overall effectiveness of medication.
- Performs BLS (Basic Life Support), CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), and other emergency responses.
- Participates in emergency response setting.
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work:
- Prioritizes tasks based on importance, urgency, and other scheduled activities.
Performing Administrative Activities:
- Reviews records to ensure accuracy and completeness.
- Prepares written work schedules.
- Interviews prospective employees to gather information of their work history, training, and education.
- Asks questions to assess applicant’s ability to meet job requirements.
- Selects applicants to recommend for hiring.
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others:
- Evaluates nursing plan of care and makes adjustment as needed.
Train and Teaching Others:
- Identifies training needs of employees and instruction detailing procedures, policies, and/or regulations pertaining to a specified area of nursing care operations.
Scheduling Work and Activities:
- Assigns staff to work plans and activities by comparing the patient needs with the staff’s availability, experience, independence, and training.
- Counts and tracks drugs, instruments, and other accountable items.
- Records all nursing care in patient files and maintains file systems.
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material:
- May maintain health care equipment, supplies, and inventory
Dealing with Ambiguity
Ethics and Values
Integrity and Trust
- Knowledge of accepted nursing practices and techniques and complex medical treatments
- Knowledge of applicable laws, policies, procedures, agency administrative directives, regulations and rules
- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
- Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to assess and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures
- Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders
- The skill in the application of complex professional nursing techniques
- The skill to demonstrate critical thinking techniques to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
- The skill to understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
- The skill to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
- The skill to select and use training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things
- The skill to monitor/ access performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
- The skill to understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
- The skill to use scientific rules and methods to solve problems
- The skill to adjust actions in relation to others' actions
- The skill to being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do
- The skill to identify complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
- The skill to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
- The ability to function independently without close/continuous supervision
- The ability to manage change
- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events)
- The ability to communicate (verbally and written) information and ideas
- The ability to assess and monitor healthcare outcomes
- The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem
- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong
- The ability to multitask between two or more activities or sources of information
- The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects
- The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing
- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer)
- The ability to see under low light conditions
- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
- The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person
- The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness