Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations
Purpose: The Registered Nurse executes comprehensive nursing care activities and provides nursing staff leadership. He/she assesses patient's needs, plans and implements patient care activities, and evaluates the patient's response to treatment. He/she manages activities within the therapeutic milieu and directs the delivery of nursing care by other members of the nursing treatment team. Population served based on scope of services in the department.
1.Demonstrates the ability to assess, treat and care for the unique needs of a geriatric patient.
2.Demonstrates the knowledge and judgment needed to utilize the nursing. process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate each patient's nursing care.
3.Demonstrates the ability to assume Charge RN responsibility.
4.Provides a thorough, concise report at change of shift, communicating appropriate information to the Charge RN/Nurse Manager.
5.Demonstrates competent clinical and decision-making skills and takes accountability and responsibility for his/her own work performance.
6.Perform vital signs, EKG's and blood sugars on all patients.
7.Expected to assist in passing meal trays and assist feeding patients as needed
8.Assist patient with ADL's (Activities of Daily Living), including toileting, showering, changing clothes, briefs, etc.
9.Administer PO/IM medications to patients and monitor side effects
10.Makes patient feel welcome, comfortable and secure by introducing self and assisting patients in finding their way by providing direction and/or escorting them to their destination
11.Acts as a patient advocate and delivers care in a nonjudgmental and non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to patient diversity
12.Maintain and Model Nuvance Health Values.
13.Demonstrates regular, reliable and predictable attendance.
14.Performs other duties as required.
Associate degree in nursing or equivalent experience.
One-year nursing experience
Two years-experience in Behavioral Health setting or equivalent experience preferred
Currently licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the state of Connecticut
BLS required and CPI required within 30 days of employment.
Successful completion of a Joint Commission approved non-violent de-escalation certification within 30 days of hire.
Location: Sharon-Sharon Hospital 50 Hospital Hill Road
Work Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 0.00
Work Schedule: Day 12
Work Shift: 12 hour shifts 6:45am
Org Unit: 938
Department: Psych Unit
EOE, including disability/vets.
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