TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT RN
Company: Covenant HealthCare
Posted on: May 16, 2020
7:00 AM - 7:12 PM, WEEKENDS REQUIRED
FULL TIME BENEFITED
The role of the Registered Nurse includes leadership, direction and
feedback to care team members, assessment, collaboration and
coordination regarding plan of care, patient and family education,
pain management, patient safety, and planning for patient
discharge. This person will assist the patient to move safely and
effectively through their hospital stay.
The TCU/Rehab Registered Nurse demonstrates excellent customer
service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all
times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision,
Mission and Values of Covenant HealthCare and the commitment to
providing Extraordinary Care for Every Generation.
Contributes to organization success targets for net operating
Participates in cost containment efforts through efficient use of
supplies, services, and time management.
Adheres to unit/department budgetary practices.
Supports the organizations patient flow efforts through compliance
to unit and Patient Services policies.
Remains flexible in cooperation with 24-hour staffing patterns and
scheduling needs for provision of care in all inpatient units.
Demonstrates excellent customer service.
Communicates with patients and families in a professional,
therapeutic, and courteous manner.
Has clinical and social contact with patients, including all age
groups, and is able to appropriately assess, care for and treat
them according to the guidelines as defined by Covenant
Performs assessment and synthesizes data collected by self and
others in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on the
patient's physiologic, psychologic, and cognitive status.
Formulates and coordinates a goal directed plan of care which is
prioritized and based on determined nursing diagnoses and
identified patient care concerns.
Delegates, supervises and implements care in a knowledgeable,
skillful, consistent and continuous manner by utilization of and
adherence to standards which define the process.
Collaborates effectively with all health care disciplines to
facilitate patient outcomes, assess readiness for discharge and
anticipate discharge needs.
Identifies patient learning needs and their ability to follow
through, including discharge instructions, while implementing
appropriate measures to meet these needs.
Exhibits nursing judgement and critical thinking abilities within
the framework of the nursing process.
Administers medications as outlined by Patient Service guidelines
Documents all patient care observations and interventions in the
electronic record accurately, clearly, in a timely manner following
all established policies.
Actively participates in quality management.
Updates and maintains knowledge, skills and competencies related to
area of practice and ages of patient population.
Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient
care and unit function, maintains patient rights and
confidentiality, and actively supports risk management
Participates in patient care and unit activities to achieve
compliance with all regulatory, patient safety, infection control,
and safety requirements.
Participates in unit meetings and activities which support unit
function and the overall goals of the organization.
Other duties as assigned.
Graduation from NLN accredited school of nursing.
Registered Nurse with current licensure in the State of
BLS certification required.
Attends unit conferences, in-service programs and continuing
education activities to meet the organization s expectations.
Minimum of one year of acute care nursing experience preferred
Computer competency, including Microsoft Office and Lotus
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be able to work well with the public and able to be tactful in
often hectic and stressful situations.
Clinical nursing skills.
Sound judgment in handling confidential or sensitive issues and
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WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to maintain punctual attendance consistent with the ADA,
FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
Constant standing and walking
Frequent lifting up to 25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, twisting,
reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, near vision,
midrange vision, far vision, depth perception, visual
accommodation, color vision, and field of vision
Occasional lifting up to 100 lbs. or more
Occasional climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and
NOTICE REGARDING LATEX SENSITIVITY IN APPLICANTS FOR
IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED THAT COVENANT HEALTHCARE CANNOT PROVIDE A
LATEX SAFE OR LATEX FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT AT ANY OF ITS FACILITIES.
UNFORTUNATELY, THAT MEANS THAT ANY INDIVIDUAL, INCLUDING AN
APPLICANT OR AN EMPLOYEE, IS LIKELY TO BE EXPOSED TO LATEX WHILE ON
COVENANT S PREMISES. THEREFORE, LATEX TOLERANCE IS CONSIDERED TO BE
AN ESSENTIAL FUNCTION FOR ANY POSITION WITH COVENANT.
Covenant HealthCare is an equal opportunity employer.
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