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Registered Nurse Bronson Commons - Part Time and PRN
Under general supervision and in accordance with the policies, procedures and guidelines established within Bronson and the Nurse Practice Act, the registered nurse manages the care delivery for patients throughout the length of stay to achieve quality outcomes and timely discharge by the following: providing selected aspects of physical care within the scope of professional nursing practice as appropriate given the resident's level of acuity and complexity of care required; utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, diagnosing, implementation and evaluation; coordinating the care provided by other interdisciplinary team members; delegating selected acts, tasks or functions that fall within the scope of professional nursing practice and the abilities of LPN and CENA; and documenting and communicating the resident's response to care provided, consumption of resources, and anticipated needs. Employees providing direct patient care must demonstrate competencies specific to the population served.
Associate's degree, Diploma, or Bachelor's degree in Nursing required
Experience in Long Term Care, Rehab, or general Geriatrics preferred
Current RN license in the state of Michigan
BLS certification required by completion of core orientation
Successful completion of clinical orientation program
Geriatric Certification preferred
• Basic computer skills required
• Ability to read, interpret, and analyze data from various computer systems and equipment in order to set an appropriate plan of action
• Must be able to constantly communicate verbally, in writing and electronically
Work which produces high levels of mental/visual fatigue, e.g., interactive and repetitive or small detailed work requiring alertness and concentration for sustained periods of time, the operation of and full attention to a personal computer or CRT between 40 and 70 percent of the time.
Involves regularly lifting of bulky or moderately heavy weights (i.e., up to 50 pounds), and occasionally assisting with heavier tasks or expending the equivalent effort in pushing, pulling, or otherwise handling material, equipment, and other objects.
• The registered nurse collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patients' health or the situation.
o Assesses the patient's physical and developmental needs
o Analyzes assessment data to identify appropriate patient needs
o Documents nursing history and age appropriate physical/emotional needs/strengths for assigned patients
o Reviews vital signs to assess condition of patient and detect deviations from normal.
• The registered nurse analyzes the assessment data to determine patient problems or issues
o Uses the assessment data to identify patient problems
o Confirms problems with patient and family when appropriate
o Documents the expected outcomes and plan of care related to the problems through use of the clinical pathway and outcome teaching record
• The registered nurse identified expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient
o Utilizes the patient/family input when defining outcomes. Incorporates the patient values, ethical and cultural considerations.
o Coordinates discharge planning for outcomes not achieved utilizing the continuum of care available.
• The registered nurse develops a plan that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
o Incorporates clinical pathways into the plan when appropriate
o Develops individualized interventions with patient input when appropriate
o Considers data from other members of the healthcare team when developing the plan of care
• The registered nurse implements the identified plan.
o Implements appropriate interventions.
o Administers prescribed medication and treatment in accordance with approved nursing techniques and polices
o Utilizes evidence-based interventions specific to the patients plan
o Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of the patient.
o Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, and coordinates the implementation of the plan.
o Manages the care plan for patients by organizing and delegation patient care interventions to be implemented. Evaluates the effectiveness of care given by self and others.
• The registered nurse evaluates progress toward attainment of the expected outcomes
o Evaluates the effectiveness of the planned interventions and the patient response toward achievement of the expected outcomes.
o Documents the patient response toward the expected outcomes.
** This posting is for all part-time and PRN/On-call open positions at Bronson Commons ** Weekend and Holiday Rotation required **This posting is for external candidates only
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