RN Ventilator Unit Registered Nurse: Sign On Bonus Offered
Bria Of Trinity
Job Title: Registered Nurse
Job Code: 535131
Location: Bria Of Trinity
Salary Level: Hourly
Reports To: Director of Nursing
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Department Head Approval:
Human Resources Approval:
The Registered Nurse utilizes nursing processes in execution of general nursing procedures for maintenance of health, prevention of illness or care of the ill. The RN is responsible for performance of delegated medical acts in accordance with current nursing standards. The RN is also responsible for direct and general supervision of delegated nursing tasks. Independent projects, learning and quality improvements are encouraged.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
A. Independently completes all required documentation per Trinity policy.
B. Assesses and documents condition and changes in physical, psychological, social and spiritual status of assigned residents.
A. RN licensure in Wisconsin.
B. Minimum of 12 CEUs per year.
C. Complete all mandatory in-house training, including skills review and competency testing.
A. Effectively coordinates multi-disciplinary activities.
B. Directs and evaluates activities of professional and nonprofessional staff.
C. Takes advantage of opportunities to explain and teach others, especially CNAs.
D. Demonstrates safe practice by example.
E. Identifies and initiates action in problem/emergency situations.
F. Effectively handles routine conflicts using a direct, tactful approach.
G. Reprioritizes without interrupting the flow of resident care.
H. Actively participates in orientation of new associates.
I. Supports and participates in unit and facility committees.
IV. Nursing Process
A. Assures admission assessments and ongoing assessments are thoroughly completed.
B. Initiates nursing diagnosis and nursing care plan based on data collected via MDS, database, medication review or other data received.
C. Demonstrates an understanding of basic pathophysiology related to disease process and incorporates this knowledge into the plan of care.
D. Takes responsibility for concurring or disagreeing with LPN data collection and follows determination through with appropriate documentation and intervention and explanation of rationale if changes or alterations are necessary.
E. Assesses resident physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs and reassesses at appropriate intervals per Trinity policies, as well as with significant changes in resident status.
A. Provides detailed input for evaluation of others and provides this input by date required.
B. Identifies challenges during self-evaluation and plans for intervention for correction.
C. Changes performance behavior as a result of feedback from others.
D. Plans future goals that are both measurable and appropriate to position.
A. Independently seeks opportunities to improve nursing practice.
B. Competently performs skills of the RN checklist. If unfamiliar with a procedure or task, consults appropriate policy/procedure and seeks appropriate assistance.
C. Provides direct care in an efficient, effective manner, which includes physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of residents consistent with the plan of care, nursing process and department policy and procedures. If significant changes are found, notifies the physician and family/significant others as appropriate.
D. Administers medications per Trinity policy/procedures.
E. Teaches skills to others.
F. Serves as a resource to other staff members.
VII. Other Skills
A. Must work with geriatric patients including those with memory impairment. Needs to demonstrate kindness, caring and patience with the ability to take and give direction in both routine and emergency situations.
B. Provides health care teaching and rehabilitation measures in collaboration with physician and therapists, including preparation for resident discharge.
C. Maintains acceptable communication standards.
D. Maintains confidentiality.
E. Maintains safety standards and institutes safety precautions as appropriate.
F. Maintains CPR certification per Trinity policy.
G. Maintains acceptable work standards which include, but are not limited to, dress code, attendance, tardiness and required in-services.
H. Adheres to all facility and departmental policies and procedures including infection control.
I. Adheres to all State and Federal regulations and guidelines.
J. Other duties as assigned.
Supervises direct care provided by LPNs and CNAs for his/her assigned patients.
QUALIFICATION: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimally must have received an Associate's degree (AA) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school in preparation for RN licensure. Ventilator experience is a plus as this position will be working on our ventilator unit.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. Ability to write reports and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
COMPUTER SKILLS (Prior to Hire)
There are no computer skills required at the time of hire.
COMPUTER SKILLS (After Orientation)
Typing Speed: 35 WPM
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must have an active RN license in the State of Wisconsin.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be able to interact appropriately with geriatric population. Must be self-directed. Must be able to handle multiple tasks at once. Must be able to supervise nursing assistant staff.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
____________________________________ _____________________Company Description
Compassionate, resident-centered care is the cornerstone of our services. BRIA employees are passionate and caring professionals who take great pride in their ability to serve our residents in a broad range of skilled healthcare, administrative, therapeutic and support roles. Our team serves from the heart so that residents get the most out of every day.
Our goal is to provide our residents with services designed to achieve the best possible health, level of function, and quality of life. From rehabilitation therapy and specialized cardiac, orthopedic and pulmonary rehabilitation, to in-house and bedside hemodialysis, we help our patients get back home. We also offer long-term care options, including specialized Alzheimer's / dementia care.
We offer enhanced clinical capabilities and comfortable amenities in safe and supportive environments, including:
- Rehabilitation services seven days a week
- State-of-the-art medical and therapy equipment
- Enhanced rehabilitation gyms
- Medical staff with expertise in post-acute care
- 24-hour coverage by nurses specially trained in patient assessment and evaluation
- Comprehensive patient and family education
- Post discharge follow-up
- Newly renovated facilities and patient rooms
- In-room televisions with cable/satellite
- In-room telephones
- Computer with internet access
- Restaurant-style dining with room service available
Our mission is to provide the best health outcomes, highest levels of customer service, and a culture that encourages personal growth and satisfaction for staff.