Iowa State Council Emergency Nurses Association

RN - Sign On Bonus New

Akron, OH

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Hiring Company

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center

Positions Available

Full Time


Position Description

The R.N. is responsible through nursing processes for providing and coordinating nursing care and resource management for patients as well as families and communities; with the goal of attaining, maintaining and resorting optimum health. He/she utilizes judgment and is guided by knowledge of basic principles of nursing based on the biological, physical and psycho-social sciences

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Includes the following but are not limited to:

  • Applies a systematic problem-solving approach in developing, implementing and evaluating nursing plans of care
  • Compiles a total nursing assessment within the initial shift or specified time frame. Assessment includes the following factors: biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational needs and discharge planning
  • Develops a nursing plan of care based on identified nursing diagnosis, patient care needs and standards and consistent with the therapies of other disciplines
  • Involves the patient and/or significant other in decision making regarding nursing care, in setting goals and in preparing and implementing teaching and/or discharge plans
  • Documents implementation of the plan of care
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care and outcomes at least daily, making revisions as appropriate
  • Demonstrates competency in basic nursing practice required to manage and provide total patient care through the application of CCOC’s philosophy, policies and procedures
  • Provides safe administration of medication
  • Provides for safe administration of intravenous therapy
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill in providing treatment
  • Interprets clinical data/patient responses and collaborates with members of the health care team to provide comprehensive and coordinated patient care
  • Utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to monitor timely achievement of identified patient outcomes within anticipated lengths of stay
  • Communicates pertinent information throughout all phases of the nursing process
  • Introduces self as a Registered Nurse, defines the role to the patient/significant other and orients them to the nursing unit
  • Demonstrates consideration in communicating with patients/significant others and expresses genuine interest in patients’ welfare
  • Documents relevant observations of patients’ progress, psychosocial status, response to therapy and completion of physical/nursing orders
  • Teaches patients/significant others at their level of understanding and readiness; documents response to teaching and need for follow-up instructions
  • Communicates effectively with physicians and other disciplines to exchange patient information
  • Provides prompt, accurate shift report, shares all pertinent patient care information throughout assigned shift
  • Maintains accountability while delegating nursing care responsibilities according to patient care needs and staff competencies
  • Demonstrates effective management skills and contributes to the efficient operation of the unit
  • Promotes effective management skills and contributes to the efficient operation of the unit
  • Assumes leadership role as necessary
  • Provides staff orientation, training, instruction, guidance, and supervision as necessary
  • Acts as a role model by maintaining positive behaviors when interacting with patients, visitors and other members of health care team
  • Transcribes orders and performs other clerical duties as necessary
  • Prioritizes work and makes changes as situations warrant
  • Participates in ongoing evaluation to ensure quality nursing care
  • Ensures Hourly Patient Rounding is incorporated in to the daily Patient Care routine
  • Works well with patients, physician(s) and other CCOC employees
  • Successfully meets Unit Specific Skill Sets
  • Complies with all Standards of Behavior set forth by CCOC
  • Adheres to policies and procedures set forth in CCOC Employee Manual
  • Adheres to the CCOC attendance policy
  • Follows HIPAA, OSHA and Compliance Plan regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Current license to practice as registered nurse in the State of Ohio
  • BSN preferred

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with physicians, employees, patients and families

SKILLS

  • Ability to plan and organize
  • Works well under pressure of environment
  • Demonstrate/knowledge and responsibility through reference from education and/or job experience
  • Ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity
  • Assumes accountability for demonstrating behaviors consistent with customer service policy

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry items weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires exposure to communicable disease, blood, body fluids, sharps, toxic substances, ionizing radiation and other potentially hazardous conditions common to a clinical environment
  • Must have the ability to walk and stand for long periods of time, reach, twist, bend, see, hear and speak
  • Finger dexterity and the ability to grasp is required

As an organization, all employees with patient contact are expected to demonstrate competencies, specific to their job duties, for the following patient population categories:

Elderly, Children, Cardiac, Neuro, Surgical, Impaired (Hearing/Visual), Cultural, Age.

NOTE: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description of duties is not intended to be all inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.


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