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Registered Nurse RN PRN Pacific Specialty Care Vancouver

Company: Fortis Management Group
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: January 14, 2018

Job Description:

Come grow you career TODAY with one of Washington's most hard-working and dedicated nursing teams.Pacific Specialty & Rehabilitative Care is a 104 bed center that is truly a leading provider of long-term skilled nursing care and short-term rehabilitation solutions.At our center, your skills are appreciated and developed every day through our team environment. We are currently expanding our PRN/On-Call Nursing Team and accepting applications for RNs. SECURE YOUR SPOT ON OUR EXCEPTIONAL NURSING TEAM AND APPLY TODAY! CHANGE YOUR LIFE WHILE CHANGING THEIRS! LOCATION: VANCOUVER, WA FACILITY: PACIFIC SPECIALTY & REHABILITATIVE CARE CENTER IND1 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Unit Manager / DON, a RN assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of residents/patients for a shift of duty.Nursing care is provided through assessment, implementations, and evaluation of the plan of care.The RN adheres to the standards of care for the area, manages the environment to maintain resident/patient safety, and supervises the resident/patient care activity performance by nursing assistants and helpers.Follows all Center---s policies and procedures.Performs duties as defined by the State Nurse Practice Act. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Makes frequent rounds to note resident/patient conditions and to ensure nursing personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards.Gives/receives the nursing report upon reporting in and ending shift duty hours.*Ensures assigned work area (i.e.nurse station, med.Cart, medication room, etc.), resident/patient care rooms and treatment areas are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner.Monitors supplies and orders as needed.*Attends regularly conducted staff meetings as scheduled by the Director of Nursing/Unit Manager and participates regularly in continuing education in-service programs.*Handles on-call responsibilities as required.Provides the following nursing functions: *Responsible for resident/patient care during his/her respective shift.*Provides required patient assessments and interventions.Reviews care plans, at least daily, to ensure appropriate care.Appraises the DON / Unit Manager of resident /patient status changes in condition.*Takes and records blood pressure and vital signs.*Administers catheter care as required (may include catheter insertion).*Provides respiratory care, e.g.oxygen, nebulizer treatments.*Assists the physician in therapeutic measures, as needed.Participates in care plan development and attends resident/patient care conferences.Helps determine policies for improvement of care.Receives and transcribes physician---s orders to resident---s/patient---s charts, Kardex/Care Plan A, Medication Administration Record (---MAR---), treatment/care plans, as required.*Prepares and administers medications and performs treatments as ordered by the physician.Charts nurses notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided as well as the resident---s/patient---s response to the care.Documents all pertinent data as required by Medicare, Medicaid, Center standards and policies.Completes the required forms upon admission, transfer, and/or discharge.Informs physician of resident/patient change of condition. *Counts all controlled drugs with other nurse at shift change and notifies the DON / Unit Manager of all drug and narcotic discrepancies noted on your shift.*Keeps medication room and medication cart locked according to regulations.Responsible for security of keys.*Keeps medication room and medication cart clean and orderly.Conducts weekly shift meetings with nursing assistants.Participates in the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care (---IPOC---) process as assigned. Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Possesses a current license to practice in the State as an RN. Experience: One year of experience preferred. Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Ability to manage and supervise nursing staff.Ability to make independent decisions.Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.Meets all health requirements, as required by law.Ability to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with residents, families, community members, volunteers and other facility staff.Demonstrates basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn company applications. Microsoft Office version 1997, 2000 or XP, MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel, E-mail, Outlook, Internet Explorer. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The responsibilities of this position involve significant physical activities including standing, lifting (up to 60 pounds unassisted), bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and twisting.The tasks on this position description marked with an asterisk (*) are those that regularly require these physical activities.All employees of nursing homes may be required to provide lifting and transfer assistance to residents.Lifting and/or transferring some residents will require use of a lifting device and /or assistance of other staff. EOE M/W/Vet/Disabled The center is committed to helping individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensuring equal opportunity to apply and compete for jobs.If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or need an alternative method for applying for positions at the center, please email careers@fmgllc.com for further assistance. A challenging and exciting career at the center awaits you.If you are interested in a rewarding career, working with other compassionate staff, and within a diverse team - apply today.

Keywords: Fortis Management Group, Portland, Registered Nurse RN PRN Pacific Specialty Care Vancouver, Healthcare, Vancouver, Oregon

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