Hebrew SeniorLife

RN - Full Time Evenings

US-MA-Dedham
Job ID
2017-1996
Category
Nursing - Licensed

Overview

Hebrew Seniorlife is currently looking for a full time eveing RN for our Long Term Care floor.

 

The Registered Nurse (RN) at NBOC utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluation to ensure quality-nursing care and to maximize the quality of life for the patients that live at NBOC. The RN is an integral member of the clinical support team, and collaborates with other multidisciplinary members to meet the clinical needs of the patients. The RN is an active supporter of the NBOC model of care, and serves as a role model and mentor to others.  

 

Responsibilities

  • *Ensures all care delivered is within the scope and established standards of professional nursing practice
  • Collaborates with other members of the clinical support team (MD, NP, nurses, social worker, therapists, dietician) to meet the clinical needs of the patient and monitor outcomes of care
  • Adheres to best practice recommendations and implements evidence based interventions to ensure optimum outcomes for patients
  • Practices in a primary nursing model and maintains twenty-four hour accountability for a set of assigned patients
  • Collaborates and participates in care planning activities
  • *Ensures adherence to the plan of care, revises as necessary, and ensures the plan accurately reflects an individualized approach to patient’s needs
  • *Documents appropriately in the electronic medical record
  • Identifies and seeks out necessary resources as needed to ensure the provision of safe and effective care
  • *Delegates and supervises clinical care delivered by the licensed practical nurse and the nursing assistant
  • May be assigned charge nurse responsibilities. Responsibilities may include:
  1. Giving shift report to on coming staff
  2. Provide clinical/supervisory oversight to assigned unit during shift
  3. Delegate assignments to team assigned to shift
  4. Initiate necessary reports including DPH, incident reports, concern resolutions
  5. Assure completion of admission or discharges during shift
  6. Attend rounds (wound, physician etc)
  7. Provides oversight of LPN assessments (as assigned) and co-signs nursing assessments and initial care plans
  8. If acting in the capacity of charge nurse, may develop patient care assignments (appointing other staff, RN, LPN or PCA to implement an established care plan for a designated period of work time), create schedules, and contribute to performance evaluations and educating other staff on HSL policy and procedure.

 

  • Assumes accountability for his/her own learning needs and professional development
  • Demonstrates critical thinking abilities in problem resolution
  • Role models professional behavior
  • Actively participates in shared governance, committees, etc
  • Collaborates in the development of new work processes and systems
  • Serves as a resource and support to the elder assistants in the households
  • *Identifies and responds to safety concerns on the household and neighborhood
  • *Maintains compliance with policies, procedures, and regulatory matters
  • Participates in the collection and monitoring of quality data to ensure high standards of care
  • Participates in performance improvement projects
  • *Participate and assists with daily of the Household (i.e. assist with serving meals)
  • *Serves as a coach and mentor to all staff in the NBOC model of care
  • The above covers the most significant responsibilities of the position. It does not, however, exclude other duties, which would be in conformity with the level of the position. Completes special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of approved school of nursing required; BSN preferred
  • Current Massachusetts license as an R.N. in good standing
  • Current CPR certification required
  • 1 or more years of experience required
  • Computer literacy required

 

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