Performs initial assessment appropriate to the patient's scheduled procedure, clinical presentation/diagnosis, care setting, age development level, cultural and religious orientation in a timely manner.
Performs completely and accurately including but not limited to physical (i.e., assessment for pain, skin breakdown, risk for falls), psychological (i.e., cognitive and communicative skills or development), social status and other patient needs.
Identifies and prioritizes the need for further assessment based on the patient's clinical presentation/diagnosis, care setting, desire for care, and responses to any previous care.
Reports abnormal findings or values to the physician(s)
Collaborates with the anesthesiologist
Initiates discharge planning for each patient upon admission as appropriate.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.