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Clinic RN - On Call - Immanuel Pathways Omaha

Immanuel Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Purpose of the Position:

Implements the health care components of the established service plan in the Center’s Clinic.

May act as lead in the clinic in the manager’s absence. Performs health assessments of participants as needed or on a regular basis to determine if and when their health conditions or individual needs have changed.  Provides information to the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to determine any revisions to their respective plan of care.  May represent the Clinic at IDT meetings.  Monitors participant’s response to medical treatment plan and nursing interventions, and revises plan of care as necessary. Reports and records results of the nursing assessment, care rendered, and the participant’s response to care. Performs nursing care in the clinic or triage for the participants.

KEY FUNCTIONS OF POSITION

Approx.Time Requirement

Key (Essential) Functions of this Position

75% Participant Care

  • Implements the health care components of the established service plan.
  • Performs health assessments of participants as needed or on a regular basis to determine if and when their health conditions or individual needs have changed.  Provides information to the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to determine any revisions to their respective plan of care.
  • Monitors participant’s response to medical treatment plan and nursing interventions, and revises plan of care as necessary.
  • Reports and records results of the nursing assessment, care rendered, and the participant’s response to care.
  • Collaborates with other health care professionals and caregivers regarding provision of participant’s health care.
  • May represent the Clinic at Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meetings. When in attendance participates in (IDT) meetings; communicates participant changes, collaborates on care planning decisions and coordination for 24 hour care delivery.
  • Reviews and maintains participant’s records, charts, and information pertinent to participant care.  Documents in medical records according to Immanuel Pathways standards.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards and monitors medication compliance.
  • Assists in treatment, examination and testing of participants.
  • Assures certain health and personal care services are provided.
  • Educates participants, family and caregivers in regards to care, medications and treatments.
  • Provides skilled supportive and restorative nursing care to participants as ordered, re-evaluating their plan of care and health status on an on-going basis.
  • Provides health counseling to participants and their families on an individual or group basis as needed.
  • Maintains participants’ medical record and fulfills agency charting and reporting requirements.
  • Collaborates with other health care professionals and caregivers regarding provision of participant’s health care.

20% Compliance

  • In conjunction with the Clinic Manager, implements the Infection Control Plan to ensure a safe and sanitary environment.  Responsible for tracking and maintaining post exposure evaluation and participant surveillance reports.
  • Follows all Immanuel Pathways policies and Procedures and OSHA safety guidelines.
  • Protects privacy and maintains confidentiality of all company procedures, results and information about employees, participants and families.
  • Handles potentially infectious specimens with appropriate biohazard precautions, and practices Universal precautions.
  • Provides first aid treatments as needed.
  • Participates in and supports Quality Improvement initiatives.
  • Acts within the scope of his or her authority to practice.

5% Other

  • Performs other duties as required or requested
  • Functions as the lead in the Clinic in manager’s absence
  • Participates in continuing education classes and any required staff and training meetings.
  • Maintains professional affiliations and any required certifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION

Education-

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred; professional nursing school graduate required.
  • Current License as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the respective state in which he/she is employed is required.
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required.

Experience-

  • Two (2) years of nursing experience in a hospital, nursing home or community-based setting- preferably in a geriatric care setting.
  • One (1) year experience working with the frail or elderly population is required.
  • Possess position-specific competencies for Registered Nurse.

Other Requirements-

  • Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation.

KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-.

  • Knowledge of physical, mental, and social needs of the frail elderly and their families.
  • Knowledge of local health care and geriatric service networks.
  • Knowledge of PC computer systems, including word processing, spreadsheet, calendar and database.
  • Knowledge of the various disciplines to assess the needs of the elderly population.
  • Skilled in written and oral communication.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with physicians, participants, co-workers, and the public.
  • Skilled in making decisions and leadership implementing principles.
  • Skilled in managing and supervising managerial and professional staff members.
  • Skilled in facilitating group interaction, decisions and implementation processes.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently plan, prioritize and follow-up on delegated responsibilities.
  • Ability to apply creative problem-solving skills to complex issues.
  • Ability to foster collaborative working relationships.

BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS OF PERSON IN POSITION

Customer Service

  • Ability to recognize your internal and external customers
  • Ability to use critical thinking skills to solve problems quickly, adding value beyond customer expectations
  • Ability to complete customer service training and ensure satisfactory outcomes according to established guidelines
  • Ability to anticipate customer needs and respond appropriately
  • Ability to make eye contact and pleasantly greet people
  • Ability to understand customer satisfaction targets looking at long term benefits
  • Ability to develop relationship of trust adding value to service

Quality

  • Ability to role model optimum quality in behavior and outcomes
  • Exhibit high standard of ethics, accountability and responsibility
  • Ability to apply quality awareness beyond scope of current job
  • Ability to recognize problems and willingness to be part of the solution
  • Ability to recognize ways to improve interactions, processes, systems, materials, equipment, and services

Wellness

  • Willingness to actively participate in company sponsored wellness initiatives
  • Demonstrate ability to learn and take responsibility for their good health

Teamwork

  • Ability to consistently work in a positive and cooperative manner with fellow employees
  • Seek out opportunities to help rather than waiting to be asked
  • Behavior that demonstrates and inspires others to positive interactions
  • Welcomes, supports and utilizes talents regardless of individual differences
  • Values and respects the dynamics of difference of opinions, outlooks, and styles
  • Ability to address conflict as it occurs seeing it as an opportunity to improve
  • Ability to translate individual achievement into team achievement

Communication

  • Listen effectively seeking first to understand, then to be understood
  • Uses tact and diplomacy in interactions at all levels
  • Assists the business unit in achieving results through strong written, verbal and visual communication
  • Anticipates the need for others to have information keeping supervisor and co-workers informed as to important activity
  • Welcomes feedback as a way of giving and receiving opportunity for improvement

Measurement

  • Maintains positive view of on-going professional development
  • Demonstrates functional expertise in area of responsibility
  • Demonstrates effective use of time, resources, and skills
  • Shows respect for other’s time by being on time to meetings

Leadership

  • Seeks out opportunities to help rather than waiting to be asked
  • Make timely decisions using sound logic and good judgment
  • Makes decisions within ethical, moral, legal and accountable framework that contribute to the attainment of individual, team, department, and company goals

Education and Training

  • Applies and adapts skill, knowledge acquired through training and development opportunities
  • Able to assess one’s own strength and able to accept feedback being open to change

Recognition

  • Demonstrates as much enthusiasm for other’s success as for their own
  • Recognizes and acts upon opportunities to express gratitude and appreciation of other’s efforts however successful

Knowing Immanuel Pathways, an Immanuel community

  • Ability and willingness to learn everything possible about Immanuel, their mission and values, and how those are directly correlated to your job.
  • Understands the true meaning of Integrity, Respect and Compassionate Service, and seeks to emulate these in their work
  • Conscientious about first impressions in dress, speech, behavior that reflect Immanuel’s standards
  • Ability to understand how one’s decisions impact the organization

Job Details

Date Posted May 24, 2017
Date Closes September 29, 2017
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Casual / Contingent Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Shift
Daytime
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 29-1141.00 Registered Nurses
Zipcode 68134
Name Kelsey Morin
Address 1044 N 115th Street, Suite 500
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68154
Location