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Company: American Health Partners
Location: Hohenwald, TN
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The purpose of this position is to direct e basic resident care in a manner conducive to the comfort and safety of residents, as well as give direct nursing care to residents.

ESENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Direct the day-to-day functions of nursing aides and other staff being supervised
  • Give direct nursing care to residents
  • Visit all assigned residents at regular intervals during tour of duty
  • Supervise feeding of residents as necessary
  • Notify physician, physician assistant or Nurse Practitioner when resident's condition warrants
  • Perform administrative duties, such as documenting of:
  • Nurses' notes
  • Assessments
  • Physicians/physician's assistant/ nurse practitioners ‘orders
  • Discharge plans
  • Dietary changes
  • Reports
  • Miscellaneous forms, charts, etc.
  • Chart pertinent facts and information in a professional, clear and comprehensive manner.
  • Admit, transfer and discharge residents according to policy
  • Recognize and respond to changes in residents' conditions and document observations, interventions and outcomes
  • Order from pharmacy, prepare, administer, and document medications as ordered by physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner
  • Ensure that physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner sign off on all verbal orders and document process
  • Conduct and/or monitor prescribed treatments, such as dressing changes, drawing of blood, catheter changes, NG tube insertion and removal, laboratory work, and document, etc.
  • Give and receive condition report from the on-coming and off-going shift
  • Perform emergency procedures, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and in the event of death, notify family and appropriate other parties
  • Recognize, intervene, report, and document accidents and incidents when they occur
  • Monitor and update care plans on each shift as appropriate
  • Supervise and participate in fire safety and other disaster drills and be prepared to carry out duties in the event on an actual event
  • Recognize, intervene and/or report complaints and grievances from residents, families, visitors and employees
  • Monitor the facility for possible health and safety hazards
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions and other information relating to residents, employees and facility
  • Follow the established universal precautions and isolation procedures
  • Update daily census report and submit as required
  • Attend and participate in orientation programs, on-going training and educational classes
  • Inventory and request equipment, supplies, etc.
  • Assist in updates of written policies and procedures of routine nursing care
  • Participate in surveys made by authorized government agencies
  • Monitor and participate in daily clean-up of the nurses' station
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor

Required Skills:

  • Attend and participate in orientation programs, on-going training and educational classes
  • Complete medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.
  • Communication skills and active listening
  • Possesses good interpersonal skills while dealing with emotional or difficult situations; Responds promptly to customer's needs

Required Work Experience:

  • Minimum of six (6) months experience working in a hospital, long term care facility or other health care institution

Licensing/Certification/Education Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with a Registered Nurse degree
  • Current State of Tennessee Registered Nursing License, and will attend and participate in orientation programs, on-going training and educational classes
  • Current CPR Certification

Other Requirements:

  • Position may require unscheduled overtime, after-hours, and week-end work
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours
  • Travel required

Required Computer Software/Equipment used:

  • Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to learn HRIS and/or scheduling systems
  • Outlook
  • Standard Office Equipment
  • Computer

Physical Requirements:

  • Job will require frequent lifting of objects up to 50 pounds
  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling.
  • Work is typically performed in a standard office environment; well-lit; comfortable temperature controlled; above-average conversational noise is frequent
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Required Safety Expectations:

  • Working safely and follow safety rules
  • Report unsafe working conditions and behaviors
  • Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises support staff including training, scheduling and assigning work, reviewing performance, recommending salary increases, promotions or discharges and assists in problem solving for staff
  • Supervisor frequently determines priorities
  • Occasionally needs manager's direction due to extraordinary circumstances

COMPETENCIES:

Analytical Thinking: Able to gather and analyze data and reach appropriate conclusion; Solves problems in a timely manner.

Customer Service: Possesses good interpersonal skills while dealing with emotional or difficult situations; Responds promptly to customer's needs.

Accountability: Accepts responsibility for own decisions, actions and results; Able to maintain dependable behavior in times of crisis or complexity.

Attendance: Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered; Arrives at meetings on time.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification.

Ethical Behavior: Upholds organizational values and abides by state and federal regulations; Maintains confidentiality of HIPAA information; Treats others with respect.

Initiative: Seeks increased responsibility; sets self-improvement goals linked to the organizational goals.

Job and Industry Knowledge: Demonstrates knowledge of the position and industry; Seeks additional information.

Productivity and Quality of Work: Maintains high level of performance while demonstrating commitment to accuracy and thoroughness.

Teamwork: Displays ease working with others; Contributes ideas and skills to team; Puts success of team above own interests.

I have reviewed and discussed the job description and I understand my job duties and responsibilities prior to signing this form. I certify that I can perform the essential functions and attest that I have the qualifications as outlined.

I further understand that future performance evaluations and merit increases to my pay are based on my ability to perform the duties and responsibilities outlined in the job description to the satisfaction of my immediate supervisor. I also have been explained my position of the company organizational chart and know who my immediate supervisor is.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of incumbents of this position.

Employee Signature ________________________________________ Date: ____________________

Manager Signature: ________________________________________ Date: ____________________

15075: Charge Nurse - RN



Qualifications

Education
Required
  • Associates degree or better


Licenses & Certifications
Required
  • Registered Nurse



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