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Company: Access Hospital
Contact Name: Rebecca

Job Details: Registered Nurse Date: Aug 09 2019

Job Reference: 665001
Job Category: Health Care Jobs [ View All Health Care Jobs Jobs ]
Company Type Employer
Employment type: Full Time, Part Time
Degree: High School
Experience: 5 years
Location: Dayton, Ohio, 45420
Job Skills: Language Skills:
•        Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
•        Additional languages preferred.
•        Basic Computer knowledge
•        Strong interpersonal skills
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Job Summary:
Provides nursing care through physical and mental assessments, laboratory testing, plans of care and therapeutic treatments. Knowledgeable of a wide range of disorders; cognitive, emotional, developmental, social and behavioral. Performs crisis intervention. Participates in the department’s performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities. Acts in the Charge RN role and manages licensed and unlicensed personnel within their shift, and within the scopes of practice.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides care appropriate to condition and age of patient including adult and the geriatric population.
• Ability to perform nursing assessments on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes geriatric and the general patient population.
• Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
• Performs thorough patient psychiatric interviews.
• Continuously observes patient behavior, mental status and activities, documents and reports pertinent information.
• Formulates and implements patient plans of care; family is included when appropriate.
• Ability to revise plans of care as indicated by the patient response to treatment and evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness.
• Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level of licensure.
• Knowledge of medications, including psychotropic drugs, and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
• Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
• Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
• Demonstrates the ability to perform crisis intervention and triage.
• Documentation meets current standards and policies and completed within shift worked.
• Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary in the Chare Nurse role.
• Communicates appropriately and clearly to the Administration Team, co-workers, physicians and patients.
• Concurs with members of the treatment team for the benefit of the patient.
• Demonstrates ability to lead/complete group therapy sessions.
• Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient needs.
• Treats patients and families with respect and dignity; provides emotional support.
• Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health errors.
• Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
• Provides education to the patient and family concerning plans of care, compliance with the plans of care, medications and their side effects.
• Functions as a patient and family advocate at all times.
• Orients new staff members and volunteers.
• Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
• Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments/units.
Professional Requirements:
• Meets dress code standards; appearance is professional, neat and clean.
• Completes annual educational requirements.
• Maintains regulatory requirements and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
• Delegates task as appropriate using the nursing process as a guide.
• Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
• Wears identification while on duty.
• Attends in-services and returns in a timely fashion to the unit.
• Attends required staff meetings and provides feedback to improve services.
• Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality (CQI) activities.
• Complies with all organization policies, procedures and staff handbook.
• Completes all documentation as outlines in policy and procedures.
Regulatory Requirements:
• Current state Registered Nurse Licensure
• Current BCLS certification
• Current CPR/First Aide certification
• Current CPI certification
Language Skills:
• Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
• Additional languages preferred.
• Basic Computer knowledge
• Strong interpersonal skills

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