Registered Nurse , Transitional Care Unit (14806-394)

Taylorville Memorial Hospital Jacksonville , IL 62650

Posted 2 months ago

Basic Functions:

This position embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values. These standards are evident in the daily work, which includes the following:

  • Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive care of acutely ill patient.

  • Provides care to all age groups through the proper utilization of the nursing process; assessment, formulation of nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of plan of care in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.

  • Responsible for supervising nursing staff to care for groups of patients.

Requirements for this position include:

  • Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing. BSN preferred.

  • Licensed in the State of Illinois.

  • Certified in CPR or completes certification within 90 days of employment.

  • Demonstrates skills in the use of clinical information systems, basic skills in keyboarding and use of computer systems.

TCU Unit Description:

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, an RN on TCU will have the ability to have a huge positive impact on the communities as they help patients transition to home so they may live independently or with some assistance. A high achiever RN is one that can work independently once direction is given, multi task and have a broad understanding of goal based nursing. The patients in this unit are often return patients, so this department does get to know the patients and their families very well. Some additional tasks are making referrals to outpatient services, identify community resources that can help, assess and facilitate discharge needs and provide extensive patient and family education. The RN will work with an interdisciplinary team approach is followed with the physician, social worker, rehabilitation therapist, dietician and resident's family participating. The expected length of stay is around 10 days.

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