The team member’s Number One job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience,
in every dimension, every time, and understands how to contribute to the health system’s vision of
achieving that commitment to patients and families. At Novant Health, people are our business. We
treat each other with respect and compassion. We embrace the differences in our strengths while
fostering an environment of inclusion, empowerment, inspiration and courage. The team member will
use Novant Health’s First Do No Harm (NHFDNH) safety behaviors/error prevention tools and high
reliability strategies as appropriate to ensure a safe, remarkable patient experience.
The Registered Nurse serves as a leader of the healthcare team at Novant Health by establishing an
authentic personalized relationship with the patient and their chosen support system, collaborating with
physicians and other team members to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate an individualized plan of
care that promotes optimal health or supports a peaceful death. The Registered Nurse utilizes best
scientific evidence and compassion to assist the patient in navigating their health journey. The
Registered Nurse accepts responsibility, authority, and accountability for management and provision of
care in accordance with the current policies and procedures.
Education Level Required/Preferred Description
4 Year / Bachelors Degree Preferred Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
required. If your RN nursing license has been
inactive, retired or lapsed for five years or more
and you have not been licensed in another state
during the last five years, successful completion
of a Board approved refresher course is
required prior to reactivating or reinstating your
license. In order to be considered for current
licensure status, you must apply for
reinstatement within one year of completing
the refresher course.
Years of Experience Required/Preferred Description
1 Preferred One year relevant experience
Refer to the Life Support Training Policy NH-HR-3096.
Type (ex NP, RN, CMA) Required/Preferred
Current RN licensure in appropriate state Required
Additional Skills/Requirements (required)
Additional Skills/Requirements (preferred)
• Assessment: Demonstrates refined assessment skills to collaboratively discover the patient's story,
integrating the following elements: subjective data, objective data, physical picture, psychosocial
components, personal preferences and norms, and learning needs and preferences. Must be able to
utilize an ongoing process to interpret data and recognize patterns and trends to determine both
immediate and future care needs.
• Planning: Dialogues with the patient/chosen support system to identify what is important to them and
incorporate his/her preferences and norms into the individualized care plan. Engages the
interdisciplinary care team in planning individualized care. Identifies relevant resources based on
necessity and availability. Determines immediate needs and establishes realistic short term and long
term goals based on desired outcomes. Prioritizes interventions to advance the patient toward
optimal health or support a peaceful death. Constantly considers ongoing modification of care plan
based on patient's needs, capabilities, and condition.
• Implementation of Interdisciplinary Plan of Care: Acts with patient advocacy at the core of nursing
care when implementing the interdisciplinary plan of care. Collaborates with healthcare team to
educate patient and their support system. Analyzes, modifies, and implements strategies to progress
the patient through their plan of care. Ensures completion of nursing interventions, medical orders,
and other related therapies. Possesses the ability to prioritize job duties according to patients' needs
and changing acuity levels. Administers and evaluates medication therapies, performs patient
transfers and transports patients via wheelchair, hospital bed, or stretcher to other departments.
Ability to lift and carry various equipment including portable cardiac monitors, bedside commodes,
etc. Ability to provide routine nursing care such as start IVs, perform dressing changes, etc. for
multiple patients in a timely manner. Ability to perform in critical situations including administering
• Evaluation: Continuously assesses patient's progress toward goals and outcomes. Seeks input from
patient and their chosen support system regarding progress toward goals . Analyzes and modifies plan
of care with patient and interdisciplinary team as indicated to achieve desired outcomes.
• Communication and Documentation: Communicates individualized plan of care and patient's progress
toward goals to all members of the care team including the patient and his/her chosen support
system. Consistently utilizes appropriate communication tools such as Situation, Background,
Assessment, Recommendation, and Question (SBARQ) when communicating within the
interdisciplinary team and when handing off patient care. Documents appropriate information in a
• Delegation: Appropriately delegates to ensure the implementation of the plan of care while ensuring
patient safety, considering the nature of the task, competence of the delegate, and the patient's
response. Demonstrates commitment to quality patient care by holding self and others accountable
for optimal role performance.
• Performance Accountability/Evidence-Based Practice: Demonstrates independence in the foundation
of nursing care practice within the specialty. Practice according to your state's Nurse Practice Act, ANA
Code of Ethics and ANA Bill of Rights. Seeks involvement in Shared Governance through council
participation and/or by staying current with council activities. Identifies opportunities for process
improvement, incorporates evidence-based practice and research. Engage in self-reflection and
develop personal goals to enhance knowledge, obtain professional certification or pursue academic
degree as strategies to promote professional growth. Integrate gained knowledge into practice.
Maintain professional portfolio.
• Teamwork: Develops and maintains positive relationships with team members/internal customers.
Consistently demonstrates a willingness to adjust activities to accommodate the needs of team
members/internal customers. Develops team members through mentoring, precepting, orientation,
and providing feedback. Resolves conflicts independently, as appropriate. Accepts responsibility for
actions and responds positively upon feedback from others.
All other duties as assigned.
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