RN - Ventilator Assisted, 36hrs/wk, 7a-7p
Company: Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
Posted on: April 9, 2021
Job Title: Staff RN
Responsible for using clinical data and various assessment tools to
plan, coordinate, provide clinical care and evaluate results of
interventions, using a holistic approach for optimal quality.
Delivers direct patient care or appropriate delegates to other team
members, and manages a group of patients as assigned. Administers
prescribed medications and treatments within scope of practice.
Assesses and re-assesses patient condition and progress towards
goals, reports changes to appropriate team members. Works within
the clinical services system to deliver rehabilitative care
according to Madonna's philosophy, mission and values and is
responsible for establishing rapport and providing excellent
- Compile, compare, and record patient assessments, patient
cares, medications and treatments for documentation of cares
- Coordinate, compile, analyze and record patient care
information to establish and evaluate patients------ progress
towards goals and the nursing plan of care.
- Instruct patient and family by explanation, demonstration and
supervised practice to assist patient to be as independent as
- Directly provides, or appropriately delegates, cares, vital
signs, treatments and medications as prescribed.
- Utilizes individual job descriptions, programs, policies and
procedures to ensure quality care delivery.
- Administers medications as ordered, collaborates with Pharmacy
to assure adequate supplies and documents patient response to
medication regimen as appropriate.
- Submit billable supply charges to ensure accuracy on patients
- Applies current research and evidence to expand knowledge.
- Mentor patients and their families to inform them of patients
progress and to provide them emotional support and education as
necessary to build towards discharge.
- Instruct, train, and acclimate new employees to department
policies and procedures.
- Interact with physicians and discuss clinical issues for safe
- Discerns between significant and insignificant clinical changes
in patient status and responds appropriately.
- Develops rapport with patients and their families by proactive
rounding, answering call lights in a timely manner, and keeping
white boards updated. Communicates regularly and succinctly with
supervisor, physician (if necessary), and other team members
regarding patients condition, response to medications, concerns,
and patient goals to ensure quality service delivery.
- Provides supervision and delegation for LPN, unlicensed
personnel students and nurse residents.
- Engages with clinical leadership to provide a safe and
therapeutic environment. Takes initiative to participate in
unit-based and organization responsibilities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Medium work with frequent lifting. Manual patient transfer or
reposition which does not exceed the equivalent of 35 pounds of
force to lift, push or pull. Requires sufficient strength to
produce 50 pounds of force to push a wheelchair with a 300-pound
individual on level surfaces. Constant walking with maximum
duration of up 30 minutes sustained walking on tile, carpet and
other surfaces. Must tolerate frequent standing with sustained
periods of up to 1 hour on tile, carpet, and shower surfaces. Must
tolerate frequent sitting with sustained periods of up to 1 hour.
Frequent reaching with both arms at low, waist, and high levels.
Frequent grasping of both hands for transfers and repositioning
requiring normal grip strength based on national averages. Frequent
stooping, bending, and twisting are required for patient care.
Constant near visual acuity to evaluate and monitor patients.
Ordinary hearing and speaking skills. May be exposed to
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/training and/or Experience)
Must possess current Nebraska R.N. licensure. Requires current
Module C CPR certification. Demonstrate ability to provide
leadership, two years clinical experience preferred.
Background checking is conducted on applicants for this position
with the agencies as required by Nebraska State regulations, in
addition to any other agencies as determined by Madonna. Applicants
must sign authorization forms (when required by the agency) to
release information to Madonna.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT: It is the policy of Madonna not to discriminate
on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability,
national origin, pregnancy, receipt of public assistance, marital
status, Vietnam era veteran status, genetic information, or any
protected class specified by law, statute, or ordinance to any
applicants, employees, volunteers, and Board members. Madonna is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.
NOW YOU CAN:
Turn your work into your life------s mission! See first-hand impact
on members and their families! Learn new skills and advance your
career! Love your job and your team! Go home at the end of the day
knowing that you have made a difference!
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