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RN PRN Tendercare TraverseNEW

Traverse City, MI

Posted on September 18, 2017

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About RN PRN Tendercare TraverseNEW

Job Description
TENDERCARE TRAVERSE CITY IS CURRENTLY EXPANDING THEIR PRN/ON-CALL NURSING TEAM AND ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR RNs.  SECURE YOUR SPOT ON OUR EXCEPTIONAL NURSING TEAM AND APPLY TODAY!
CONTACT BECCA GIBSON AT 1.800.395.5000 EXT 6721 OR [email protected] TO HEAR MORE
CHANGE YOUR LIFE WHILE CHANGING THEIRS!
LOCATION: TRAVERSE CITY, MI
FACILITY: TENDERCARE TRAVERSE CITY
POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of the Unit Manager / DON, a RN assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of residents/patients for a shift of duty.  Nursing care is provided through assessment, implementations, and evaluation of the plan of care.  The RN adheres to the standards of care for the area, manages the environment to maintain resident/patient safety, and supervises the resident/patient care activity performance by nursing assistants and helpers.  Follows all Center’s policies and procedures.  Performs duties as defined by the State Nurse Practice Act.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
Oversees assigned nursing staff
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•Makes frequent rounds to note resident/patient conditions and to ensure nursing personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards.
•Gives/receives the nursing report upon reporting in and ending shift duty hours.
•*Ensures assigned work area (i.e. nurse station, med. Cart, medication room, etc.), resident/patient care rooms and treatment areas are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner.  Monitors supplies and orders as needed.
•*Attends regularly conducted staff meetings as scheduled by the Director of Nursing/Unit Manager and participates regularly in continuing education in-service programs.
•*Handles on-call responsibilities as required.
•Provides the following nursing functions:
•*Responsible for resident/patient care during his/her respective shift.
•*Provides required patient assessments and interventions.
•Reviews care plans, at least daily, to ensure appropriate care.
•Appraises the DON / Unit Manager of resident /patient status changes in condition.
•*Takes and records blood pressure and vital signs.
•*Administers catheter care as required (may include catheter insertion).
•*Provides respiratory care, e.g. oxygen, nebulizer treatments.
•*Assists the physician in therapeutic measures, as needed.
•Participates in care plan development and attends resident/patient care conferences.
•Helps determine policies for improvement of care.
•Receives and transcribes physician’s orders to resident’s/patient’s charts, Kardex/Care Plan A, Medication Administration Record (“MAR”), treatment/care plans, as required.
•*Prepares and administers medications and performs treatments as ordered by the physician.
•Charts nurses notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided as well as the resident’s/patient’s response to the care.
•Documents all pertinent data as required by Medicare, Medicaid, Center standards and policies.
•Completes the required forms upon admission, transfer, and/or discharge.
•Informs physician of resident/patient change of condition.
•*Counts all controlled drugs with other nurse at shift change and notifies the DON / Unit Manager of all drug and narcotic discrepancies noted on your shift.
•*Keeps medication room and medication cart locked according to regulations.  Responsible for security of keys.
•*Keeps medication room and medication cart clean and orderly.
•Conducts weekly shift meetings with nursing assistants.
•Participates in the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care (“IPOC”) process as assigned.
•*Complies with laws and regulations applicable to position and acts in accordance with Center’s Corporate Compliance Program.
•Treats all residents, visitors, and staff with courtesy.
•*Attends and participates in in-service classes, performance improvement (“PI”) committees, and other meetings as assigned.
•Follow facility dress and hygiene policies.
•Safety
•Knows and follows facility rules.
•Demonstrates proper use of equipment.  Reports equipment needs or repairs.
•Follows facility smoking policies.
•Reports and documents any incidents or accidents of residents, staff or visitors to the appropriate facility personnel.
•Reports all hazardous conditions/equipment to Supervisor.
•*Performs duties, which may include transportation of residents, as assigned in Facility Disaster Plan.
•Uses required protective equipment.
•Follows infection control standards, policies and procedures.
•Resident Rights
•Knows Resident Rights.  Help the residents/patients exercise and/or protect their rights.
•Reports resident/patient complaints to management.
•Maintains confidentiality of resident/patient information.
•HIPAA
•Follows and adheres to Center’s policies and procedures implementing HIPAA requirements for the privacy and security of protected health information.
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