Registered Nurse **SIGN ON BONUS - NEW HIRES**

Registered Nurse **SIGN ON BONUS - NEW HIRES**

Nebraska Methodist Health System | Fremont, NE, 68026, US

Posted a month ago

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Description

+ Purpose of Job

+ The practice of nursing by a registered nurse shall mean the assumption of responsibility and accountability for those nursing actions which include, but are not limited to: assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of a nursing diagnosis, execution of the prescribed diagnostic and therapeutic treatment regimens, administering, supervising, delegating, and evaluating nursing activities.

+ Job Requirements

+ Education

+ A formal training program after high school required.

+ Graduation from an accredited Diploma School of Nursing or College of Nursing with either an Associates of Science Degree in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.

+ License/Certifications

+ Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure by the State of Nebraska required.

+ Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) strongly preferred at time of hire, required within 3 months of hire.

+ Experience

+ Minimum / no experience required.

+ One to two years preferred.

+ Skills

+ Valid drivers license and current automobile insurance required.

+ Completion of Hospice Orientation preferred.

+ Physical Requirements

+ Physical

+ Weight Demands

+ Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

+ Physical Activity

+ Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):

+ Climbing

+ Crawling

+ Kneeling

+ Sitting

+ Frequently Performed (34%-66%):

+ Balancing

+ Carrying

+ Crouching

+ Distinguish colors

+ Keyboarding/Typing

+ Lifting

+ Pulling/Pushing

+ Repetitive Motions

+ Stooping/bending

+ Twisting

+ Constantly Performed (67%-100%):

+ Fingering/Touching

+ Grasping

+ Hearing

+ Reaching

+ Seeing/Visual

+ Speaking/talking

+ Standing

+ Walking

+ Environmental

+ Located in an indoor area with frequent exposure to mild physical discomfort from dust, fumes, temperature, and noise. Examples: patient care providers and laboratory technicians.

+ Hazards

+ Job Hazards

+ Not Related:

+ Electrical Shock/Static

+ Rare (1-33%):

+ Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-Ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc.)

+ Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet , visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means) - NICU only

+ Occasionally (34%-66%):

+ Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)

+ Equipment/Machinery/Tools

+ Explosives (pressurized gas)

+ Hazardous Drugs (exposure risks, personal protective equipment required)

+ Frequent (67%-100%):

+ Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)

+ Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)

+ Mechanical moving parts/vibrations

+ Essential Job Functions

+ Essential Functions I

+ Provides an accurate and thorough assessment of the patient/family to identify human responses to actual or potential health conditions.

+ Performs patient care assessments and reassessments based on patient condition and established policy/procedures.

+ Demonstrates the ability to effectively utilize the nursing process when providing assessment of all individuals.

+ Demonstrates the ability to assess and reassess pain and pain management techniques utilized.

+ Documents all assessment and reassessments in an accurate, legible, and timely manner.

+ Formulation of a nursing diagnosis to identify and plan for the needs of an individual, family, or group.

+ Utilizes history and assessment information to identify patient problems and set goals.

+ Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs.

+ Demonstrates the ability to revise plan of care as indicated by patient's response to treatment.

+ Utilizes assessment data and formulates a plan for discharge needs.

+ Implementation of a nursing treatment regimen to provide for the selection, performance and management of proper nursing practices.

+ Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standards of care and patient's age.

+ Performs direct patient care utilizing professional nursing skills and judgement according to physicians and other licensed practitioner's orders.

+ Teaches health care practices, initiates and participates in patient and family education programs.

+ Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their condition.

+ Documentation of nursing care meets current standards and policies.

+ Evaluation of the plan of care and treatment for all patients under his/her care to promote resolution of patient problems and positive patient outcomes.

+ Evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness and makes adjustments as needed to meet patient goals.

+ Evaluates effectiveness of learning and discharge teaching needs.

+ Coordinates and supervises patient care to provide for the management of a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

+ Communicates pertinent information regarding patient care appropriately and clearly.

+ Demonstrates the ability to assist physicians with procedures and patient rounds.

+ Utilizes effective clinical delegation skills, demonstrating accountability for scope of practice of the individual being delegated to and evaluation of the outcome of delegation.

+ Consults with co-workers and other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs and discharge plan.

+ Safety Initiative - Complies with FAMC safety policies and procedures and regulatory requirements (e.g., Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), etc.).

+ Performs job duties in a manner consistent with organization and departmental safety policies and procedures.

+ Completes departmental safety requirements, (i.e., Blitz, departmental in-services, etc.) on an annual basis.

+ Understand and implement Medicare requirements in care of the home care patients to meet eligibility, documentation and compliance.

+ Patient care is planned and provided based on a comprehensive assessment of patient needs.

+ Utilizes the role of primary nurse to effectively manage patient care from admission to discharge in an appropriate and cost effective manner.

+ Documentation is completed in a timely manner and supports the care provided to meet regulatory requirements.

+ Utilizes data from the Oasis comprehensive assessment to plan patient cares and monitors outcomes of the care.

+ Coordinates care of home care patients to provide for Continuity of Cares.

+ Evaluates the need for referrals to other disciplines and/or community resources.

+ Works as an integral part of the Hospice Interdisciplinary team to meet the ongoing needs of hospice patients.

+ Essential Functions II

+ Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

+ Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Living our Values and company policies/procedures.

+ Other duties as assigned.