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McLaren Health Care Reg Nurse in Port Huron, Michigan

Description

JOB DUTIES& RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following

description of job responsibilities and standards is intended to reflect the

major responsibilities and essential duties of the job but is not intended to

describe minor duties or other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to

time:

Responsible for the total nursing care of

residents as directed by the Medical Director, attending physician, Director of

Nursing and designated alternates.

  • Will make daily residents visits and will observe and evaluate

physical, emotional and social needs of the resident and will complete

appropriate reports and documentation. Will notify clinical coordinator

and/or physician of resident status via written and verbal communication.

  • Participates in the resident care review process and assists in

establishing resident goals, problem resolutions, approaches and revisions as

needed; utilizes multidisciplinary team strategies.

  • Prepares assessments, resident care plans, and documents in the

medical record according to established guidelines and procedures.

  • Is responsible for charting in residents medical chart according

to facility policy and procedure and nursing standards of practice.

  • Is responsible for execution of the doctor’s orders as

written. Will bring any concerns of validity or implementation of an order

to the appropriate supervisor’s attention immediately.

  • Is responsible for the proper and accurate administration of

medications and recording of medications given in the Medical Administration

Record (MAR).

  • Supervises and delegates responsibilities for direct care staff

per resident’s needs. Responsible for ensuring direct care staff completes

daily tasks as assigned.

  • Maintains resident level of care to highest level providing ongoing nursing care to meet the resident overall well being.

  • Will assist physicians with examinations and treatments as needed.

  • Is responsible for notifying the physician and family of death

during shift of duty.

  • Monitor’s resident’s nursing care to ensure that resident’s rights

are maintained.

  • Will assist in orientation, training, assessment and evaluation of

all assigned staff.

  • Protects organization's value by keeping resident’s personal

health information confidential per

HIPAA guidelines.

  • Adheres to facility’s safetyand infection control policies.

  • Participates in and completesall mandatory in in-services and educational opportunities as directed;maintains professional licensure.

  • Performs other duties asassigned.

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS:

Supports the mission and

vision of Marwood through behaviors that reflect and integrate our values, as

evidenced by observation, peer and customer

feedback:

  • Acts in the best interest ofthe customer; keeps customers informed.

  • Listens to the needs of thecustomer and responds with empathy.

  • Presents a caring andprofessional image.

  • Protects the safety ofresidents and co-workers.

  • Speaks well of Marwood,co-workers and healthcare partners.

  • Appreciates the contributionsand respects the differences of others.

  • Cooperates with others toachieve a common goal.

  • Uses time, supplies andequipment with respect.

  • Improves self and organizationthrough education, innovation and change.

Adheres to McLaren Health System

Standards of Conduct, facility’s policies and procedures as well as federal,

state, and local regulations.

Qualifications

JOB SUMMARY:

Supervises and

performs direct and indirect resident care as specified by individual resident

care plans and physician orders according to federal, state and facility rules,

regulations and policies.

KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Education: Associate’s

degree from an accredited university

Experience: Previous geriatric experience preferred

Licensure: Current RN/LPN licensure from the State of Michigan

Skills: Must

be able to communicate in English both verbally and in

writing. Must demonstrate computer literacy including use of computer

programs and applications. Must be CPR trained and possess a current BLS

certification.

PHYSICAL ANDCOGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

Position requires

ability to frequently lift objects up to 35 pounds and to push/pull objects

more than 35 pounds; manual dexterity to frequently perform difficult

manipulative tasks; gross body coordination to walk, stand, stoop, etc.,

hand-eye coordination to perform tasks such as keyboard skills, etc. and tasks

which require arm-hand steadiness such as taking B/Ps and calibration of

equipment; visual discrimination for completing resident assessment; audio

discrimination adequate to hear normal sounds with some background noise and to

distinguish voice patterns, auscultation; able to concentrate on fine detail

with some interruption and moderate detail with frequent interruptions, ability

to frequently attend to task/function for 10-20 minutes at a time and

occasionally for 20-45 minutes at a time; ability to remember multiple

tasks/assignments given over long periods of time.

ENVIRONMENT ANDWORKING CONDITIONS:

Works in long

term care and rehab healthcare setting with residents who are experiencing a

wide range of medical, surgical, end of life, and /or psychological

problems. Flexible work schedule required. Work on resident units,

nurses’ stations, resident rooms, medication rooms, therapy areas, lounges, and

all parts of the facility where resident care may be rendered.

Occasionally

may be required to exit the premises in the pursuance of medical needs either

directly for the facility or resident. Exposure to blood, body tissue, and

other infectious fluids.

Exposure to

agitated or hostile residents, family members or visitors. Occasional

exposure to injuries due to unpredictable behaviors of residents. Exposure

to chemical compounds of medications and treatments. May be exposed to high humidity in the building

throughout the summer months.

Equal Opportunity Employer ofMinorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job: Nurse

Primary Location: Michigan-Port Huron-Marwood Nursing & Rehab

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Part-time

Req ID: 19011698

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