Registered Nurse (RN) Dialysis Asst Nurse Mgr, Killeen Job

Location
Killeen, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 29, 2017
Closes
Sep 28, 2017
Specialty
Renal-Dialysis
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary:Provides for quality patient care and management of all patients and nursing staff in a cost effective manner for a specific unit and shift; performs in an administrative and/or management capacity in a clinical environment.UTILILZES THE NURSING PROCESS AS THE BASIS FOR PATIENT CARE PRACTICE.*Completes Nursing Admission Assessment with patient and family at time of admission.*Makes accurate multi-system assessments and clearly documents in patient records on a continuous basis.*Makes nursing diagnosis list (patient problems) which serves as the basis for plan of care and evaluates and revised nursing diagnosis list based on patient assessments.*Assesses and implements appropriate nursing care based on nursing assessment of age, developmental stage and physical condition.*Provides effective patient/family education based on individualized learning needs.*Identifies discharge needs and facilitates discharge planning.CONTRIBUTES TO THE EFFECTIVE OPERATION OF THE ASSIGNED UNIT AND SHIFT TO ENSURE EFFICIENT, COST-EFFECTIVE OPERATIONS AND CONTINUITY OF CARE.*Ensures that patient services are provided in a timely, effective and cost-efficient manner by utilizing the resources (manpower, material, and equipment) of the unit or shift economically.*Adjusts staffing according to patient census and acuity and level of education and capabilities of staff.*Assists in the development and implementation of new programs, department specific policies and procedures and long range plans to meet department objectives.*Assists in administering organization personnel policies and procedures related to selection, orientation, training, assignment and staffing in compliance with State and Federal labor laws.*Assumes delegated responsibilities in the absence of the Nurse Manager and executes responsibilities in an effective and professional manner, adhering to all established policies and procedures.DIRECTS, COORDINATES AND PARTICIPATES IN THE EVALUATION/ SUPERVISION OF NURSING CARE PROVIDED TO PATIENTS TO ENSURE THE HIGHEST QUALITY PATIENT CARE IS DELIVERED.*Directs and coordinates nursing care, establishes priorities and delegates nursing activities according to patient needs and staff's capabilities and qualifications.*Evaluates and supervises nursing care and provides constructive and relevant coaching and feedback.*Ensures care is provided in accordance with established standards of nursing care and the policies and procedures of Scott & White and the Nursing Department.*Clearly communicates in a timely manner data obtained during nursing assessments, reports and interdisciplinary rounds and serves as an advocate for patients and families when communicating with other health team members.*Assists team members in providing care to patients or administers direct care when professional nursing skills and judgment are required.PARTICIPATES IN EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT ACTIVITIES TO ENHANCE AND MAINTAIN PERSONAL AND DEPARTMENTAL QUALIFICIATIONS AND STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE.*Meets Staff Nurse III or Staff Nurse IV research requirements annually.*Facilitates research projects and quality improvement projects on unit.*Actively participates in and serves on institutional committees, where appropriate.*Participates in self evaluations when requested, setting realistic goals.PERFORMS OTHER POSITION APPROPRIATE DUTIES AS REQUIRED IN A COMPETENT, PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS MANNER.Hemodialysis:PERFORMS ACUTE DIALYSIS TREATMENTS FOR DELIVERY OF QUALITY PATIENT CARE.*Initiates, monitors and terminates dialysis for a specific group of patients.*Administers and closely monitors routine intravenous dialysis medications in accordance with unit policy.*Diligently monitors treatment for possible dialysis problems and intervenes appropriately.*Correctly places fistula needles and various catheters used for blood access.Pathology, Donor Services:UTILIZES CURRENT SELECTION CRITERIA TO DETERMINE DONOR SUITABILITY AND COLLECT BLOOD COMPONE
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1+ year of Management experience
BCLS through American Heart Association

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