Responsible for understanding and implementing the patientâ??s plan of care. Accountable for coordinating and delivering quality care for an assigned team of patients. Responsible for reporting alterations in a patientâ??s condition, such as adverse changes or reactions to a nursing supervisor and/or licensed nurse. Supports and follows Madonnaâ??s clinical services systems, philosophy, mission and core values. Follows Madonnaâ??s safe patient and handling movement program requirements to provide a safe work environment.Work will be performed in an ethical and legal manner following organizational policies, processes, protocols and procedures.Responsible for quality service delivery and internal/external customer relations forMadonnaas a whole, including upholding the mission and values for the department and facility.
Understand and utilize facility policies, procedures and diagnostic programs to ensure quality care delivery.
Compile and coordinate patient care information to meet program and patient goals.
Compute, compare, and document patient care data to provide accurate information for the medical record.
Properly charge patients for billable supplies to ensure accurate billing.
Instruct and orient new staff to department, environment and operational guidelines.
Communicate (speak-signal) with licensed nurse and other nursing staff members, regarding patient condition, changes, concerns, and goals achieved to ensure quality service delivery.
Serve/attend to the direct care needs of patients including transfers, ambulation, repositioning and transporting.
Communicate to patient, family and co-workers in a respectful manner to maintain a positive customer oriented approach.
Receive and complete delegated skills/tasks from a licensed nurse to meet patientâ??s goals and plan of care.
Follow instruction from licensed nurse to perform other functions as assigned in order to achieve the goals within the department and clinical services systems.
Maintains a clean, organized and safe environment. Handles and operates all necessary equipment and performs required duties according to established safety standards to maintain compliance with regulations and prevent injury. Medical devices used in work, include but not limited to: stethoscope/sphygmomanometer trauma tub transfer/repositioning devices bed, standing and wall scale Oral/Tympanic thermometer telephone paging device Workstation on Wheels (WOW) beds, wheelchairs, stretchers gait belt digital wheelchair Veralift Vanderlift
Stock and reorder supplies.
Ensure cleanliness of equipment and environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Medium work with frequent lifting. Manual patient transfer or reposition which does not exceed the equivalent of 35 pounds of force to lift, push or pull. Requires sufficient strength to produce 50 pounds of force to push a wheelchair with a 300-pound individual on level surfaces. Constant walking with maximum duration of up 30 minutes sustained walking on tile, carpet and other surfaces. Must tolerate frequent standing with sustained periods of up to 1 hour on tile, carpet, and shower surfaces. Must tolerate frequent sitting with sustained periods of up to 1 hour. Frequent reaching with both arms at low, waist, and high levels. Frequent grasping of both hands for transfers and repositioning requiring normal grip strength based on national averages. Frequent stooping, bending, and twisting are required for patient care. Constant near visual acuity to evaluate and monitor patients. Ordinary hearing and speaking skills. May beexposed to biohazardous materials.
Successful completion of Madonna Nurse Rehabilitation Tech education program. Incumbent must be 18 years of age or older. Background checking is conducted on applicants for this position with the agencies as required by Nebraska State regulations, in addition to any other agencies as determined by Madonna. Applicants must sign authorization forms (when required by the agency) to release information to Madonna.