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Registered Nurse- Days/$7,500 Sign-on Bonus

Select Specialty Hospital Omaha, NE
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SELECT MEDICAL - LTACH DIVISION
Registered Nurse (RN) - $7,500 Sign On Bonus
                         
The Registered Nurse (RN) maintains the delivery of quality care by assuring the nursing care plan is followed.  The RN supervises Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants, and orientees. In collaboration with the physician, the RN assures implementation of the assessment plan, evaluation, and follow-up of the plan of care for the patient population.
QUALIFICATIONS                                                        
• Valid State RN License required.  
• Clinical experience preferred.
• BLS required at hire. 
• ACLS required within 6 months of hire. (Agency RN must have ACLS upon first shift, PRN staff must have ACLS upon hire).
 
WORK STYLE AND UNIVERSAL BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS                                
1 Embraces the Select Medical Way and Core Values of the Company:
• We deliver superior quality in all that we do.
• We treat others as they would like to be treated.
• We are results oriented and achieve our objectives.
• We are team players.
• We are resourceful in overcoming obstacles.
2 Demonstrates ICARE Standard for Personal Interactions (Patients, Families, Physicians, Co-workers, and all internal/external customers):
• Introduces self and role…connects with everyone
• Communicate what you will be doing
• Ask/anticipate needs and concerns
• Respond to requests
• Exit courteously
3 Promotes Patient and Employee Safety – Focused on 10 Foot Circle of Safety and displays safety awareness in all of the below key areas:
• Safe Patient Handling
• Materials Handling
• Infectious Diseases
• Slips/Trips and Falls
• Work Environment
4 Follows all facility guidelines outlining standards of personal appearance, attendance and punctuality.
JOB-SPECIFIC DUTIES/COMPETENCIES                                            
5 Initiates an on-going systematic assessment of the physical, emotional, social, educational, and functional needs of the patients/families through interview, observation, and physical examination. Receives admissions and/or transfers to the unit.  Completes nursing database within 24 hours.
6 Interprets assessment data and information to develop a nursing care plan which contains problem identification, nursing diagnosis, nursing orders, approaches, interventions, short/long term goals, and discharge planning.  Develops nursing care plan utilizing nursing diagnosis.  Assesses safety and fall risk levels for patients.
7 Teaches and counsels patients/families, and makes referrals to appropriate resource personnel when needed.  Demonstrates documentation for functional training visit.  Documents patient, family, and significant other teaching.
8 Participates as a productive member of the interdisciplinary team in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of rehabilitation goals.
9 Assures that medical orders are transcribed and processed accurately, and integrates the medical care plan into the provision of nursing care.
10 Assures that medication/I.V. administration is correct and according to the established nursing policies and procedures.  Looks up unfamiliar medications.  Administers medications as ordered.  Evaluates effectiveness of PRN medications.  Verbalizes process for self-administered medications.  Verbalizes patient education on identified medications.  Verbalizes standing orders.  Verbalizes policy and procedure for maintenance and care of central line catheters.  Identifies critical drip medications; able to locate critical drip policies and administers according to policies after completing critical drip competency training.  Regulates drip rates as ordered.  Administers I.V. drugs.
11 Provides for and assures personal and environmental safety in accordance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures.
12 Demonstrates skills in handling emergency and life-threatening situations.  Locates and uses crash cart items.  Calls Code Blue and Medical Emergency.  Initiates CPR.  Follows P&P and DNR.
13 Assures that documents in the medical record are complete, factual, accurate and timely. Documents materials and equipment used. Verbalizes method to noting orders.  Documents discharge in chart. Initiates and updates care plan as appropriate.  Provides discharge instructions.  Completes interagency transfer form.
14 Provides nursing care to meet patient's needs.  Performs a complete head-to-toe assessment of each assigned patient per shift using proper documentation tools.  Acts promptly on changes in patient condition, utilizing SBAR method.  Reviews lab and test results, notifying physician of abnormal and critical results. Performs wound care in accordance with policy, utilizing proper documentation tools.  Performs basic ventilator management and trouble-shooting.
15 Provides direction and leadership in patient care to assigned personnel.  Acts as a team leader.  Makes assignments for team.
16 Prioritizes activities and plans for effective use of time and staff in meeting patient needs.
17 Communicates the plan of nursing care for each patient through reports, conferences, rounds, and patient care records. Shift to shift report and shift huddle with LPNs and aides. Delegates tasks to LPNs and aides; monitors to make sure delegated tasks are completed appropriately.
18 Demonstrates responsibility for the teaching of staff in areas of new techniques, policies and procedures.  Functions as preceptor when requested.
19 Participates in the quality improvement activities of nursing.
20 Communicates identified learning needs of self and others to the CNO.
21 Assists the CNO in the orientation of new staff.
22 Adheres to established policies and procedures of the hospital and Nursing Department.
23 Actively participates on nursing committees.
24 Evaluates own performance and seeks opportunities for growth and expansion of skills.
25 Takes initiative in upgrading and maintaining skills necessary to provide quality care to patients and leadership to assigned staff.
26 Acquires continuing education sufficient to maintain licensure and certification.  Maintains current nursing licensure.  Maintains required competencies as defined by SERC.  Completes appropriate level of Clinical Advancement within established timeframes.
27 Maintains membership in appropriate professional organizations.
28 Demonstrates competency in a variety of nursing skills as demonstrated and evaluated on at least an annual basis. Attends annual skills fair.
29 Displays a “customer service” attitude toward patients, visitors, and other staff members at all times.  Demonstrates basic telephone skills (how to answer, place on hold, and transfer a call.)  Utilizes intercom.  Demonstrates how to page physicians or others on call.
30 Abides by all safety, infection control, and other guidelines as required. Follows guidelines for caring for patients in isolation.  Utilizes hand-washing techniques. Cleans equipment between patient usage.  Reports personal symptoms of suspected illness or contagious disease to the Employee Health Nurse. Demonstrates knowledge of universal blood and body fluid precautions.
31 Promotes a work ethic of continuous quality improvement in all matters associated with the position, and documents specific quality improvement implementation.
32 Performs other duties as assigned.
STANDARD PRECAUTIONS - BLOOD BORNE PATHOGENS                                  
Standard precautions will be observed in order to prevent contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials. Under circumstances in which differentiation between body fluid types is difficult or impossible, all body fluids shall be considered potentially infectious materials. All blood or other potentially infectious materials will be considered infectious regardless of the status.   Appropriate protective measures are readily available.  The categories shown below are designed to communicate the risk of exposure for this particular position.
  Category 1:  Tasks involve light contact with moist body substances, non-intact skin or mucous membranes. Department procedures define and require use of minimum protective measures to perform the task.
 
  Category 2:  Tasks involve no contact with moist body substances, non-intact skin or mucous membranes; however, employment may require performing unplanned Category I task. 
 
  Category 3:  Tasks of employment involve no contact with moist body substances, non-intact skin or mucous membranes.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF WORK AND WORK ENVIRONMENT                  
                                                                   
                            Not
Required
Occasional
1-33%
Frequent
34-66%
Constant
67-100%
                           
  MATERIAL HANDLING REQUIREMENTS                                          
  Lifting                         50 lbs. 20 lbs. N/A
  Carrying                       50 lbs. 20 lbs. N/A
  Pushing                       60 lbs. 20 lbs. N/A
  Pulling                         60 lbs. 20 lbs. N/A
  POSITIONAL TOLERANCE REQUIREMENTS                                        
  Sitting                           X  
  Standing                         X  
  Walking                         X  
  Climbing stairs                   X    
  Climbing ladders                 X      
  Reaching desk level                     X
  Reaching overhead                 X    
  Reaching floor level                 X    
  Bending (Stooping)                 X    
  Kneeling                       X    
  Crouching                       X    
  Crawling                     X      
  Finger Manipulation                     X
  Simple grasping                       X
  Firm grasping                     X    
  WORKING ENVIRONMENT                                                  
  Working in hot, cold, wet surroundings       X    
  Working outdoors                   X    
  Working with or near chemicals           X    
  Working near radiation sources           X    
  Potential exposure to communicable diseases   X    
  Potential exposure hazardous waste materials   X    
  Using hand tools                 X      
  Operating vehicle                 X      
  EXCHANGE OF IDEAS                                                    
  Ability to express or exchange ideas.             X
  Ability to understand communication of others with or without adaptive devices.       X
  Ability to perform basic math.                 X
  Ability to read at an elementary level.             X

Job Details

Date Posted July 5, 2018
Date Closes August 4, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage
Hours 36 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-1141.00 Registered Nurses
Zipcode 68124
Name Olivia Russell

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Acute Care
  • Intensive Care
  • Long-Term Care
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Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
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