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Registered Nurse (RN) - FLOAT

Job Reference: JIH02625583
Date Posted: 10 November 2018
Employer: Beebe Healthcare
Location: Lewes , Delaware
Sector: Nursing
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 06 December 2018

Job Description

About Beebe:

Joining Beebe Healthcare means joining an exciting healthcare team that is deeply committed to the community. Our customer-service focus is recognized on a daily basis through our patient satisfaction surveys. Our clinical expertise strives to surpass patient expectations.

A variety of work/pay options are designed to meet the needs of team members, including:

  • Flexible schedules and shifts available based on the needs of the department
  • Full-time/comprehensive benefits
  • Part-time/pro-rated benefits
  • Per diem incentive plan
  • Competitive shift differential

Join us now to take advantage of our excellent benefits and compensation package. Beebe Healthcare is committed to hiring qualified professionals who provide the best patient care in the region.

Summary:
This position is responsible for the direct and indirect nursing care of the unit patient. This position requires knowledge of departmental and hospital policies relevant to the delivery of nursing care. Interpretive skills, frequent interactive and consultive associations are inherent in this position

Other information:
2 years acute careMust complete Point of Care Testing training as part of Department Orientation.

Responsibilities:
Facilitates, implements, and evaluates the Patient Plan of Care and outcomes in collaboration with the health care team. \"[5] Consistently and independently collaborates with the health care team as the patient advocate. Seeks out opportunities to evaluate the plan of care. Is very timely in the implementation and acts as facilitator in seeking positive patient outcomes. [3] Routinely collaborates with the health care team. Is usually seen as the patient advocate. Contributes to positive patient outcome. [1] Frequently requires guidance & direction to collaborate with the health team. Does not contribute to positive patient outcome.\" Technical Skills. \"[5] Consistently and independently demonstrates superior clinical skills and technical competence in providing patient care. Is sought out by peers for guidance, role modeling, and leadership. [3] Routinely demonstrates appropriate clinical skills and technical competence in providing patient care. [1] Requires guidance and supervision in basic clinical skills.\" Critical Thinking. \"[5] Consistently and independently demonstrates superior clinical judgment in providing patient care. Demonstrates leadership and role modeling skills. [3] Routinely demonstrates appropriate clinical judgment. [1] Requires guidance in making clinical decisions.\" Documents patient assessments accurately and correctly within the specified time at admission, transfer, and discharge. \"[5] Consistently and independently documents assessment promptly utilizing PIE format. Assessments are very accurate and all items are addressed. [3] Routinely documents within time frame as stated in the policy. Assessments are accurate with items addressed. [1] Needs to be reminded to complete assessment within the appropriate time frame. At times, is not accurate with assessment and pertinent items are omitted.\" Assess patient safety facts and identifies those patients requiring specific safety devices. \"[5] Consistently and independently assesses patient safety factors including skin integrity, fall risk & appropriate use of restraints. Initiates appropriate interventions promptly including safety tracking tools.. [3] Routinely assesses patient safety factors. Initiates appropriate interventions including safety tracking tools. [1] Needs guidance & supervision when assessing patient safety factors. Does not always initiate appropriate interventions. Does not fill out safety tracking tools. Evaluates test results reported immediately. \"[5] Consistently and independently evaluates test results in a timely manner and notifies physician. Critical values are reported immediately. [3] Routinely evaluates test results in a timely manner and notifies physician. Routinely reports critical values immediately. [1] Needs guidance and supervision in evaluating test results. Does not always notify physician.\" Educational needs of patient. Documents assessment on teaching form and modifies as needed. \"[5] Consistently and independently assesses and documents educational needs and education provided. Provides appropriate written and verbal instructions. Modifies teaching plan as indicated. [3] Routinely assesses educational needs and documents accordingly. [1] Does not demonstrate evidence of patient education or documentation.\" Transcription of orders. \"[5] Consistently, independently, and accurately transcribes physician orders. Utilizes hospital information system for order entry. [3] Routinely transcribes physician orders and utilizes HIS for order entry. [1] Needs guidance and supervision when transcribing physician orders or utilizing HIS system. Frequent errors made.\" Prioritization. \"[5] Consistently and independently prioritizes responsibilities and issues, taking into account urgency and patient needs. Immediately seeks appropriate resources. Works quickly and independently to address issues as they arise. Uses independent thinking and problem solving. [3] Routinely prioritizes responsibilities and issues, usually taking into account urgency, patient needs, and seeking appropriate resources. Addresses issues as they arise. Problem solves with minimal assistance. [1] Requires assistance and guidance in prioritizing. Needs help in addressing urgency and patient needs. Does not know resources. Requires assistance in problem solving.\" Other duties. \"[5] Consistently and independently seeks out other clinical experiences to enhance knowledge base. Seeks out opportunities to assist others. [3] Willingly does extra assignments when asked. [1] Does not demonstrate willingness to assume extra responsibility.\"

Credentials:
Essential:
* RN - Registered Nurse
* BLS - Basic Life Saving certification
* ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
* NIH - Stroke Certification

Competencies and skills:
Essential:
* Experience In Hospital Or Acute Care Setting
* Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
* Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
* Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
* Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
* Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records

Education:
Essential:
* RN Diploma/RN Graduate Program


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