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Registered Nurse

Company: Kona Medical Consulting
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARYProvides services to clients in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act, Agency policy, and accepted professional standards of practice.The Registered Nurse provides nursing services utilizing a comprehensive base of nursing theory and nursing process and communicates/documents observations and assessments.QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. BSN, PHN
  • preferred.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state(s) of practice.
  • Current CPR certification
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirements and in good repair. Good driving record.EXPERIENCE
    • Minimum of one (1) year experience in an acute care setting or equivalent experience;
    • With Pharmacology experience; ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
    • Assumes responsibility and accountability for the practice of professional nursing in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and standards for home health nursing.
    • Performs comprehensive assessments of client status, including physical, psychosocial, and environmental parameters.
    • Completes comprehensive assessments including OASIS data set within forty
    • eight (48) hours of referral for speech therapy unless other arrangements are made.
    • Develops and/or follows an individualized Plan of Care that incorporates analysis of data and current scientific findings.
    • Provides skilled interventions with a focus on achieving realistic client outcomes within a specified time period.
    • Reports changes and information necessary to modify and update the care plan to reflect progress towards goals (outcomes).
    • Consistently demonstrates competency with technical nursing skills according to the personal and legal scope of practice:
    • Assessment skills as applied to the client, family/support system, and environment.
    • Teaching skills according to the client's needs and within the context of the client's environment, value system, and physical/emotional status.
    • Medication administrations.
    • Practices nursing with respect for individual, cultural, and spiritual differences.
    • Communicates effectively and in accordance with Agency requirements.
    • Reports significant changes in client status to the physician and other members of the team in a timely manner consistent with client needs.
    • Maintains client records showing systematic assessment, planning intervention, and evaluation.
    • Participates in team meetings and clarifies individualized reporting responsibilities with all new assignments.
    • Documents legibly and according to Agency documentation guidelines and standards.
    • Follows Agency guidelines for completion of forms, reflecting the orders and care plan. Submits forms weekly--including all communication and coordination.
    • Initiates actions to improve the quality of patient care. Takes appropriate actions independently and responsively in-home care situations. Initiates referrals as needed to other health team members when delegated by the Case Manager.
    • Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
    • Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients and coworkers.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of safety/infection control practices by complying with established policies and procedures.
    • Recognizes and responds appropriately to potentially unsafe situations.
    • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment.
    • Assesses environmental safety and takes initiative to prevent accidents and promote safety.
    • Notifies the supervisor of the need for review and/or training related to equipment, procedures, or safety/infection control practices.
    • Participates in ongoing, professional self-development.
    • Participates in all mandatory education per Agency guidelines.
    • Identifies needs for personal professional growth.
    • Demonstrates competency in areas of assignment or identifies the need for additional training (pediatrics, infusion, specialized equipment, etc.).
    • Supervises applicable home care team members as delegated by RN Case Manager.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.Important Reminder to all interested applicants:Kindly avoid calling our office contact numbers. This may cause the invalidation of your application. All applicants shall only be processed through our official job boards and email addresses.

Keywords: Kona Medical Consulting, Grand Rapids , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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