Catholic Health Initiatives RN / LPN Skilled Care PT (0.6) Nights CHI Health St. Francis Medical Center($5,000 Sign On Bonus) in GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska

RN / LPN Skilled Care PT (0.6) Nights CHI Health St. Francis Medical Center($5,000 Sign On Bonus)

Description

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Unit Manager, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the care of all assigned patients. Cares for patients aged neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric with a variety of medical/surgical problems at various developmental levels. Patients are from both traditional and nontraditional family structures with a variety of sociocultural and educational backgrounds.

The Registered Nurse is responsible to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for assigned patients. The Registered Nurse demonstrates competency in nursing practice as outlined in the Nebraska Nurse Practice Act. The Registered Nurse must be trained to provide care for patients in their primary department.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Updates Care Plans weekly and use of Triggers and Rap Summaries to complete them.

  • Completes MDS forms within fourteen days of patient’s admittance to the unit.

  • Draws blood and blood sugars according to departmental procedures.

  • Provides respiratory therapy treatment when Respiratory Therapist not available.

  • Regulates oxygen and decreases according to oximetry readings. Monitors oxygen administration by medication aides.

  • Assures Patient Care Assistant chart restorative cares.

Hours: 1800-0630

Qualifications

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

Education

  • Knowledge of nursing theory and practice acquired through completion of an accredited school of nursing to be eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse.

  • Will complete Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) within five years of hire from an accredited nursing program (if an ADN or Diploma RN)

Licensure and Certification

  • Current Nebraska license as a Registered Nurse.

  • Current certification in Basic Life Support.

  • After 2 years of employment, strongly encouraged to pursue certification in specialty area.

Experience

  • Approximately six month’s on-the-job experience to acquire and effectively utilize knowledge of hospital, unit, departmental procedures and policies to meet quality and quantity standards.

Skills

  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to gather and exchange information with physicians, patient, family, visitors and other hospital personnel.

  • Analytical skills necessary to develop and implement effective nursing care and problem-solving measures for patient's physical, psychosocial and spiritual well being.

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location NEBRASKA-GRAND ISLAND

Daily Schedule 1800-0630

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0118084