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Registered Nurse - New Market Wage in Pittsburg, KS at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location:
    1502 East Centennial Drive
    Pittsburg, KS
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/22/2018

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

A clinically competent, registered, professional nurse who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients/residents through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. Effectively interacts with patients/residents, family members, responsible party and other health team members, while maintaining standards of professional nursing. The RN plans, supervises and evaluates care of each patient/resident. The RN ensures that the status of the patient/resident condition is effectively communicated to the physician.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assessment: Performs assessments on patients/residents and reassessments as per
  • Planning/Implementation/Evaluation: Develops and implements appropriate plan of care based on assessment and diagnosis tailored to meet each individual’s needs (physical, cultural and psychosocial), evaluates plan of care and makes necessary changes, works to meet individual patient/resident
  • Medication Administration: Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient/resident and their clinical condition. Evaluates patient/resident responses to
  • Patient/Resident/Family Education: Plans for and provides patient/resident, family and caregiver education, identifies learning needs, clearly communicates information and documents patient/resident response to
  • Documentation: Documents according to current standards and
  • Discharge Planning: Plans for patient/resident discharge, anticipates and plans for long-term and/or short-term patient/resident needs, collaborates with the discharge planner when appropriate and assesses the patient/resident prior to
  • Delegation/Collaboration: Delegates and collaborates in providing patient/resident care according to licensure and skill levels, follows up to ensure
  • Other duties as

MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interprets existing policies and procedures to certified nursing assistants, certified medication aides, residents, and
  • Supervises staff, evaluates the provision of direct resident care, and initiates corrective action as
  • Follows staffing guidelines and make nursing assignments according to qualifications of staff and characteristics of the resident
  • Participates in the employee evaluation process by providing information on the clinical performance of certified nurse assistants and certified medication aides to the DON or
  • Monitors staff compliance with infection control, personal protection equipment, blood borne pathogens, hazardous material handling and fire
  • Ensures HIPAA compliance with resident and employee

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Completion of an accredited Registered Nurse program.
  • A minimum of one year experience as a RN preferred
  • Supervisory experience
  • Possesses working knowledge of State and Federal

Job Requirements

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse, which must be in good
  • CPR Certification preferred for AL; required for LTC upon hire, or obtain within thirty (30) days of employment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must possess strong collaborative, interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, verbal and written communication skills, and a desire to create a high-performance, effective team that can produce consistent, demonstrated
  • Must demonstrate on an ongoing basis the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with co-workers and ministry
  • The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and concisely on oral and written
  • Competencies needed for this position include strong interpersonal relationship skills, detail oriented, work in collaboration with others, demonstrate a high degree of integrity and personal commitment, possess strong analytical skills, be able to work independently and manage multiple deliverables at the same
  • Ability to function in a matrix environment and demonstrate a passion to succeed, be self- motivated, dependable, committed, and a willingness to see a project through to its conclusion.
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office is

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.

  • Ability to access all areas of the ministry throughout the work
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally, 25 pounds frequently and 7 pounds constantly.
  • Required to obtain assistance of another qualified employee when attempting to lift or transfer objects over 25
  • Occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds above the
  • Frequently required to push and pull items, such as resident/patient beds, requiring a force of up to 75
  • Frequently required to assist in maneuvering resident/patients weighing 100-400 pounds and occasionally required to assist in maneuvering resident/patients weighing over 400
  • Requires constant hand grasp and finger dexterity; frequent standing, walking, pushing and repetitive leg and arm movements, occasional bending, reaching forward and overhead, crouching and
  • Occasionally required to sit in a stationary
  • Tolerate standing and walking for up to 8 hours at a time on hard and soft
  • Frequently able to communicate verbally and in written
  • Frequently able to detect and discern both loud and soft sounds such as voices and phone calls.
  • Frequently able to use all types of vision, such as close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception, to complete daily
  • Constantly required to detect unusual odors that could indicate environmental

Via Christi Villages / Ascension Living is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status.

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