Using the Quality Caring Model, demonstrates acceptable
performance and applies the nursing process to plan and manage the
care of routine patients, including patient and family education
and continuum of care planning. for the Surgery Department.
Effectively communicates fundamental patient/family information to
health care team. Identifies and communicates variances from
This job description, performance appraisal and competency
assessment applies to all Registered Nurses who have successfully
met performance expectations for Registered Nurse. The employee
supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.
Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):
Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing as a
Additional Life Support training as applicable to unit
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
Demonstration of acceptable performance in administering
medications according to Holy Cross Hospital's standards within the
Basic computer skills to include data entry and retrieval.
Reads, writes, speaks and comprehends English language.
Must have visual and auditory acuity.
Must have the ability to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and
May be required to lift up to 35 pounds as determined by the
nature of the nursing unit.
Must be able to push, pull and lift patients.
Must be able to push, pull, lift and move patient care
equipment, i.e., beds/stretchers.
Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to
Must be able to utilize a computer for periods of time
throughout the shift, dependant upon the specific position.
Fulfills the RN-PRN requirements.
Directly supervised by and accountable to the Director, Nurse
Manager or Assistant Nurse Manager for work direction.
Assumes accountability and responsibility for the work direction
of other Registered Nurses, Graduate Nurses, LPNs, Nursing
Assistants, Health Unit Coordinators, and others as assigned.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of
hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we
serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize
the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and
health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that
knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize
that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our
world and that these differences often lead to innovative
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified
workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention
and development), commitment and accountability, communication,
community partnerships, and supplier diversity.