Posting ID : A1068486721
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Healthcare
Plans, coordinates, and provides total nursing care for Community Members and provides supervision and guidance to clinical staff members. Scope of work may be modified by state specific rules under the Nurse Practice Act.
Supports the philosophy, mission, commitment, vision and values of Vista Springs
Initiates and leads team conferences in development of individualized nursing care plans.
Assesses and documents the Community Member's condition and nursing needs.
Accurately and promptly implements physicians' orders.
Assigns nursing care to team members in accordance with the Community Member's needs and the person's capabilities and qualifications.
Supervises, directs and evaluates LVNs and CNAs.
Administers medications,performs treatments for assigned Community Members, and documents that treatment as required by Vista Springs, and local, state and federal rules and regulations.
Participates in orientation and in-service training for personnel.
Assists physicians with special tests and procedures within the scope of state specified Nursing Practice Act.
Ensures that supplies are utilized economically and that equipment is clean and maintained in a safe manner.
Reports and records pertinent observations and reactions regarding Community Members.
Coordinates nursing care of Community Members when scheduled for therapy or procedures by other departments.
Supervises nursing unit, which includes overseeing scheduling and directing the nursing staff.
Graduate of accredited RN/LPN school of nursing.
Valid RN/LPN license in the state employed.
Valid CPR/First Aide certification.
One year experience in nursing preferred.
Skilled in directing and motivating the workforce.
Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
Ability to communicate effectively with Community Members and their family members, and at all levels of the organization.
Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situations.
Knowledge of training techniques for clinical staff.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.