Medical Pulmonary Rn
Company: Covenant HealthCare
Posted on: June 19, 2022
MEDICAL PULMONARY RN(Job Id 15313) Location US:MI:SAGINAW
Category NURSING Employment Type EMPLOYEE Post Date 06/06/2022
Close Date Description Covenant HealthCare US:MI:SAGINAW 7:00 PM
7:12 AM, WEEKENDS REQUIRED FULL TIME BENEFITED Summary: 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 position will assist the patient to move safely and
effectively through their hospital stay. 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 Extraordinary Care for Every Generation.
Responsibilities: Contributes to organization success targets for
net operating margin. 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. 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 HealthCare.
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 and policies.
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 activities.
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. Performs other duties as assigned. Other information:
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Graduation from NLN accredited school of
nursing. Registered Nurse with current licensure in the State of
Michigan. 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. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Computer
competency, including Microsoft Office and Outlook. 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 judgement in handling
confidential or sensitive issues and material. To learn more go to:
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS Ability to maintain regular,
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. Occasional climbing, balancing,
stooping, kneeling, crouching, and squatting. NOTICE REGARDING
LATEX SENSITIVITY IN APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT. 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.
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