Transitional Rehab RN Night Shift- Full Time
Company: Boulder City Hospital
Location: Boulder City
Posted on: July 1, 2020
The Transitional/Acute Rehab Registered Nurse executes
comprehensive nursing care activities and provides nursing staff
leadership. He/she assesses patient needs, plans and implements
patient care activities, and evaluates the patient's response to
treatment. He/she manages activities within the therapeutic milieu
and directs the delivery of nursing care by other members of the
nursing treatment team.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Ability to lift, walk,
carry and stand. To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements are represented of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Completes position
responsibilities following established guidelines & protocols
within the appropriate time frame. 2. Completes work within an
acceptable time frame. 3. Demonstrates the ability to set
priorities and optimally uses work time. 4. Ensures accuracy and
completeness in job tasks. 5. Demonstrates the ability to perform
work in an accurate and timely manner in periods of increased
workload and high stress. 6. Demonstrates good judgment in handling
situations not covered by written or verbal instructions. 7.
Follows established procedure in performing job functions. 8.
Exhibits willingness to master new skills. 9. Consults supervisor
for additional assignments or independently assumes responsibility
for unassigned tasks. 10. Participates in Quality Improvement
activities as needed to continually improve their department's
performance. 11. Regularly and routinely provides suggestions to
customers, suppliers, and teams working on processes to identify
innovations and ideas for improvement. 12. Regularly collects data
to provide input and/or feedback to appropriate customers/suppliers
(i.e., teams, supervisors, co-workers, vendors, nursing agencies)
to improve work. 13. Demonstrates working knowledge of the job by
seeking guidance and direction as necessary for optimum performance
of daily assigned duties. 14. Employee continually strives to make
productive use of time through careful coordination of daily tasks,
setting priorities, and reducing non-essential interruptions in
order to complete the job during the allocated time.COMMUNICATION
AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:1. Demonstrates good skills in all forms
of communication. Works well with others in a spirit of teamwork
and cooperation. 2. Accepts and acts upon constructive criticism.
3. Interacts and communicates with others in a way that promotes a
positive and cooperative work environment. 4. Demonstrates
initiative and enthusiasm in performing job duties. 5. Willingness
to adjust personal schedule in case of workload fluctuations or
other departmental needs. 6. Channels concerns appropriately. 7.
Fosters sense of teamwork and collaboration within the department
and Hospital. 8. Provides input, suggestions, and support
appropriately. 9. Maintains composure and professionalism during
difficult situations.SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:1. Maintains
education and development appropriate for position. 2. Demonstrates
a thorough knowledge of work practices, emergency procedures, and
personal protective equipment. 3. Uses protective equipment
appropriately, as prescribed by policy. 4. Knowledgeable in, and
follows department policies as prescribed. 5. An active participant
in department meetings, providing positive suggestions and input.
6. Assumes responsibility for ongoing professional development. 7.
Designs, implements, and evaluates bladder and bowel training
programs and patient's response. 8. Demonstrates ability to perform
complex tasks such as phlebotomy, IV insertion/maintenance, and
central line maintenance. 9. Carries out rehabilitation specific
procedures utilizing therapeutic techniques for transfers, ADLs,
feeding and communication, etc. 10. Documents continuous
assessment, interventions and evaluations relative to patient
progress. 11. Assists in emergency care if necessary. 12. Utilizes
universal precautions at all times to prevent spread of infection.
Uses good hand hygiene. 13. Evaluates patients for fall risk and
implements treatment plan as needed. 14. Develop and implement
individualized treatment plans and updates daily. 15. Exercises
competence in the effective and safe use of all equipment. 16.
Assures that Lab, x-rays, etc. are completed and notifies attending
physician of abnormal results. 17. Assures that Patient Rights are
upheld. Ensures patient dignity and respects patient values. 18.
Check, pour, administer and chart medications at appropriate times,
monitor effects and side effects. Educates patients on medications
and new medications. Follows hospital policy on medication
administration and control substances. 19. Pursuit of thirty (30)
contact hours of continuous education as required by the State of
Nevada for re-licensure. 20. Completes CQI + +timely and accurate
submission of CQI+ outcome data on a weekly basis including
responsiveness to weekly feedback. 21. Educates
patients/significant other/family in disease process and
documentation of all patient/significant other/family education.
22. Plan assignments for staff based on skill levels. Informs staff
of patients needs in daily huddle and as neededEDUCATION AND
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:1. Graduate from an accredited School of
Nursing. 2. Two (2) years of experience in a health care delivery
system is required, including experience working with Rehab
patients. 3. Current Licensure by the Nevada State Board of
Nursing. 4. Current CPR (basic life support) Certification.
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