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Registered Nurse - Marwood Nursing and Rehab

Company: McLaren
Location: Port Huron
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Department: Marwood Nursing & Rehabilitation

Daily Work Times: 7:00 - 7:30pm

Scheduled Bi-Weekly Hours: 72

Position Summary:

The Registered Nurse delivers quality nursing care through the utilization of the nursing process. Works collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice. Carries out functions according to hospital policy, the hospital mission, and standards of practice defined by professional and regulatory guidelines. Directs, coordinates and delegates activities to foster patient/family centered care.

Environment and Working Conditions:

  • Works in long term care and rehab healthcare setting with residents who are experiencing a wide range of medical, surgical, end of life, and /or psychological problems.
  • Flexible work schedule required. Work on resident units, nurses' stations, resident rooms, medication rooms, therapy areas, lounges, and all parts of the facility where resident care may be rendered.
  • Occasionally may be required to exit the premises in the pursuance of medical needs either directly for the facility or resident. Exposure to blood, body tissue, and other infectious fluids.
  • Exposure to agitated or hostile residents, family members or visitors.
  • Occasional exposure to injuries due to unpredictable behaviors of residents. Exposure to chemical compounds of medications and treatments.
  • May be exposed to high humidity in the building throughout the summer months.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the total nursing care of residents as directed by the Medical Director, attending physician, Director of Nursing and designated alternates.
    • Will make daily residents visits and will observe and evaluate physical, emotional, and social needs of the resident and will complete appropriate reports and documentation. Will notify clinical coordinator and/or physician of resident status via written and verbal communication.
    • Participates in the resident care review process and assists in establishing resident goals, problem resolutions, approaches and revisions as needed; utilizes multidisciplinary team strategies.
    • Prepares assessments, resident care plans, and documents in the medical record according to established guidelines and procedures.
    • Is responsible for charting in residents' medical chart according to facility policy and procedure and nursing standards of practice.
    • Is responsible for execution of the doctor's orders as written. Will bring any concerns of validity or implementation of an order to the appropriate supervisor's attention immediately.
    • Is responsible for the proper and accurate administration of medications and recording of medications given in the Medical Administration Record (MAR).
    • Supervises and delegates responsibilities for direct care staff per resident's needs. Responsible for ensuring direct care staff completes daily tasks as assigned. Maintains inventory of nursing supplies by verifying inventory levels, anticipates needed supplies, places supply orders, verify receipt of supplies, uses equipment, and supplies as needed to meet the needs of the resident.
    • Will assist physicians with examinations and treatments as needed.
    • Is responsible for notifying the physician and family of death during shift of duty.
    • Monitor's resident's nursing care to ensure that resident's rights are maintained.
    • Will assist in orientation, training, assessment, and evaluation of all assigned staff.
    • Protects organization's value by keeping resident's personal health information confidential per HIPAA guidelines.
    • Adheres to facility's safety and infection control policies.
    • Participates in and completes all mandatory in in-services and educational opportunities as directed; maintains professional licensure.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

      Required:

      • Associates degree from an accredited university
      • Valid RN/LPN licensure from the State of Michigan
      • CPR Certification
      • BLS Certification
      • Ability to frequently lift, push, and/or pull objects up to 35 pounds

        Preferred:

        • Previous geriatric experience

Keywords: McLaren, Warren , Registered Nurse - Marwood Nursing and Rehab, Healthcare , Port Huron, Michigan

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