General Staff Nurse - 5.1 Rehab

New London, CT
Dec 19, 2018

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Summary:
Works Under The Supervision Of The Nurse Manager/Clinical Coordinator. The Registered Nurse (Rn) Assesses, Plans, Implements, Evaluates And Supervises Individual Patient Care On A Nursing Unit/Department According To Unit Policies And Procedures. Provides Supervision Of Non-Rn Personnel On The Assigned Unit. When Assuming The Charge Role, Delegates And Supervises Unit Activities. May Be Requires To Work On Other Nursing Units According To Distribution Of Staff And Patients. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Requested In Order To Maintain A High Level Of Service.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Assesses The Patient?S Physical And Psychosocial Condition On An Ongoing Basis Throughout The Continuum Of Care.
  • 2. Develops, Communicates And Documents A Plan Of Care Reflecting Individualized Patient Problems And Interventions To Achieve Desired Outcomes, Involving The Patient, Family And Healthcare Team In This Process.
  • 3. Implements And Coordinates This Plan Of Care In Collaboration With The Healthcare Team.
  • 4. Evaluates The Effectiveness Of The Plan Of Care, Patient?S Response To Care, And Readiness For Discharge. Revises The Plan Of Care As Needed And Makes Referrals Where Indicated.
  • 5. Plans For Education After Assessing The Individual Learning Needs And Readiness Of The Patient And Family. Provides Educational Opportunities And Documents Outcomes.
  • 6. Functions As A Preceptor To New Staff.
  • 7. Functions As A Charge Nurse.
  • 8. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff And Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review.
  • 9. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Department/Unit.
  • 10. Participates In The Development Of The Rehabilitation Interdisciplinary Plan Of Care
  • 11. Updates Interdisciplinary Plan Of Care In A Timely And Appropriate Manner
  • 12. Patient Care Is Directed Toward Achievement Of Established Goals
  • 13. Maintains Fim Certification
  • 14. Demonstrates Understanding Of Bowel And Bladder Management, Initiates Appropriate Interventions And Patient/Family Teaching
  • 15. Documents All Aspects Of Patient Care In Pertinent And Concise Terms, Using Approved Rehab Format
  • 16. Demonstrates Understanding Of, And Respect For, Team Processes And Members

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    Graduate Of An Accredited School Of Nursing; Bsn Preferred. Proficient In Use Of Computer Software To Include Electronic Patient Records. Must Have Ability To Use Internet For Literature Searches Regarding Care For Patients.

    EXPERIENCE:

    One Year Acute Rehab Experience Or Two Years Med/Surg , Sub Acute Rehab Experience Required.


    LICENSURE:

    Valid State Of Connecticut Registered Nurse License

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    Bls Certification Required.

    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Hospital And Unit-Based Orientation Provided

    COMPLEXITY:

    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

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    Job Info

    Job: 205

    Department: Rehab 5.1
    Category: Nursing-staff
    Sub Category: MED/SURG INPATIENT
    Status: Part Time With Benefits
    Shift: EVENINGS
    Hours: 20.00