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Resource Pool Staff RN/LPN (114) 

Category Nursing Administration - 6017  
Description

JOB SUMMARY:

  • RN- Administers nursing care to patients and/or plans, directs and coordinates the nursing care of a group of patients utilizing the nursing process and in collaboration with the healthcare team.
  • The RN instructs patients and/or families in procedures, healthcare practices and continuing care after discharge.
  • The RN performs duties and responsibilities in a manner adhering to all hospital and departmental policies and procedures and in compliance with professional practice standards and the Indiana State Nurse Practice Act.
  • LPN-Functions at the direction of a registered nurse in the performance of activities commonly performed by practical nurses and requiring special knowledge and skill per HRH General Nursing Policy NR 300 Delegation of Patient Care Responsibilities.
  • Contributes to the assessment of the health status of individuals or groups
  • Participates in the development and modification of the strategy of care
  • Implements the appropriate aspects of the strategy of care
  • Maintains safe and effective nursing care
  • Participates in the evaluation of response to the strategy of care
  • Exhibits necessary response/intervention to changes in patient condition.
  • Documents care consistent with hospital, departmental, and unit policies/procedures/protocols.
  • Demonstrates competence in clinical/technical skills performed.
  • Prepares patient/families for discharge by providing information/education on admission, throughout the hospital stay, and reviewing at discharge.
  • Displays/exhibits self-directed growth by seeking educational opportunities to improve knowledge/skill.
  • Contributes to planning, implementing and supporting progressive change, making suggestions to solve patient care or unit problems.
  • Assumes expanded responsibility at the request of the Team Leader or designee after necessary orientation/education.
  • Assists with orientation of new staff.
  • Attends in-service presentations as assigned.
  • Attends unit/departmental meeting 75 of the time or as assigned.
  • Demonstrates acceptable attendance and punctuality.
  • Participates in identifying or recommending areas for improvement.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities to improve patient care related to planned outcomes.
  • Completes assigned responsibilities in an efficient, timely manner.
  • Interacts in a manner conducive to team work and cost containment.
  • Collaborates with other members of the health team regarding patient care needs and responsibilities,
  • Communicates pertinent patient information clearly, accurately, concisely, and in a timely manner to other health care providers.
  • Directs concerns to appropriate persons within time frames suitable to the situation.
  • Practice is consistent with: Safety principles OSHA Guidelines Infection Control guidelines. Provides for protection and support while moving, transferring or ambulating patients.
  • Observes equipment for malfunction and takes appropriate action.
  • Delivers patient care in a compassionate, non-judgmental manner respecting the patient's rights.
  • Honors individuals' right to privacy, dignity, respect, and confidentiality at all times.
  • Confronts individuals/situations assertively and non-aggressively when necessary to ensure the rights of patients, self, and others are respected.
  • Readily offers assistance to families, visitors, patients/residents, and colleagues.
  • Conducts interactions with patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, other associates, and the public in a manner consistent with the intent of the hospital's mission, vision, and values.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and technical skill necessary for providing competent, comprehensive patient care.
  • Demonstrates leadership abilities including ability to give and follow instructions accurately.
  • Provides positive, professional role model for others.
  • Demonstrates ability to teach/instruct patients, families, and colleagues.
  • Bases care/decisions on Nursing Process of Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation.
  • Provides and documents care consistent with hospital, departmental and unit policies/procedures/protocols.
  • Demonstrates competence in clinical/technical skills performed.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Functions professionally under stressful or emergency conditions.
  • Utilizes effective verbal, nonverbal, and written forms of communication.
  • Works effectively with others consistently demonstrating tact, discretion, diplomacy and a commitment to teamwork.

EXPECTED BEHAVIORS:

  • Capable of delivering care /service that is appropriate to patients/customers.
  • Functions professionally under stressful or emergency conditions.
  • Utilizes effective verbal, nonverbal, and written forms of communication.
  • Works effectively with others consistently demonstrating tact, discretion, diplomacy and a commitment to teamwork.
  • Completes assigned responsibilities in an efficient, timely manner.
  • Practice is consistent with safety principles, OSHA guidelines and infection control guidelines.
  • Conducts self in a manner consistent with the intent of the hospital's mission, vision, values and patient's first behavioral commitment
 
Position Requirements

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

  • Registered Nurse (RN)

ADDITIONAL LICENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school or nursing/program of practical nursing
  • Current license as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse with the State of Indiana Health Professions Bureau.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mandatory Annual Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Confidentiality-HIPAA, Infection Control, Corporate Compliance.
  • Annual Unit Specific Competencies, and all education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies and/or Hancock Regional Hospital.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Sign-On Bonus  
Exempt/Non-Exempt  
Position Resource Pool Staff RN/LPN (114)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 8/29/2022  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization YOUR HEALTH IS OUR LIFE

Hancock Health is an Indiana-based, full-service healthcare network serving Hancock County and the surrounding areas. Our health system includes Hancock Regional Hospital, Hancock Physician Network and more than 20 other healthcare facilities, such as wellness centers, women's clinics, family practices, and the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center.

A Caring Community Partner
Our goal at Hancock Health is simple: To give every person the personalized attention necessary for a happy, healthy life. Our mission, vision, and values embody this goal.

OUR MISSION
To be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.

OUR VISION
To be nationally recognized for kindness in the delivery of excellent quality patient care, efficient and effective operations, the adoption of proven technologies, the creation of a positive workplace environment, and excellence in community service.

OUR VALUES
Exceptional | Honorable | Devoted | Reliable | Kind  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://HancockRegionalHospital.appone.com



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