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Registered Nurse (RN) -Full TIme Night Shift

at Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center

Posted: 5/31/2020
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 1638
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

Tracking Code
1638-058
Job Description

Purpose of Your Position

To plan, implement and evaluate nursing care provided, including restorative care for residents. As the direct care provider of health services, he/she shares appropriate information with all other health services staff in an effort to assist each resident in achieving his/her maximum level of development

Position Functions and Responsibilities

  • Understands ESPC Mission and Core Values and incorporates values into daily practice.
  • Continually strive to improve the organization’s systems and/or services.
  • Make decisions as a team to fulfill our mission, share recognition, and learn from failures.
  • Treat every resident, family member, and co-worker with dignity, respect, and courtesy.
  • Utilizing the nursing process, the RN assesses the resident, plans intervention and evaluates the outcome of care provided.
  • Performs treatments and special care as required, ex. tracheotomy care, central venous lines, oxygen administration, cast care, dressing changes, etc.
  • Administer medication and immunization as ordered.
  • Confer with physician or other health team members regarding patient care management.
  • Assist the physician in performing physical examinations and treatments.
  • Evaluate the effects of prescribed treatment including orthotics and report same to appropriate disciplines.
  • Observe, report and record abnormal vital signs, seizures activity, other disease manifestations and other clinically significant data.
  • Implement plan of care as outlines in the resident’s Interdisciplinary Care Plan including positioning, play, feeding techniques, behavior modifications plan etc.
  • Participate in completing MDS. Revised care plan as resident condition changes.
  • Assumes the role of nurse in charge of a unit for the shift as assigned
  • Educate residents and families with regard to their treatment plan
  • Document interventions and teaching outcomes accurately and timely
  • Maintain a safe therapeutic resident care environment.
  • Directs and supervises CNAs, unit a clerk, LPN and other RN’s when in charge.
  • Establishes effective working relations with staff residents and family members.
  • Ensures that the Center and the Department of Nursing policies and procedures are follow in the planning implementation and evaluation of care.
  • Review medication administration records for completeness at end of shift.
  • Give and receives the nursing report and follow through on any special instructions.
  • When in charge makes periodic checks to ensure that prescribed treatments are being properly administered by LPN’s and CNAs and to evaluate the residents physical and emotional status.
  • Participates in the orientation of new staff residents and families to the unit.
  • Carries out restorative and rehabilitative programs including teaching resident to wash/feed/dress self as appropriate.
  • Ensures that the facility policy on the use of restraints is followed and that documentation is timely and accurate.
  • Ensure that the unit is kept clean free from clutter and that the supply room door is kept locked; request the supervisor’s intervention as necessary to achieve this.
  • Follows infection control standards and ensures that assigned personnel do likewise.
  • Keep abreast of new nursing policies and procedures.
  • Keep nurses notes, plan of care and all other documentation pertaining to your assigned resident timely accurate and complete.
  • Carries out end of shift responsibility e.g. supplies are available for next shift’. Unit is clean and tidy; all documentation is complete and accurate.
  • Other related duties as may become necessary or as directed by your supervisor, department director, and/or administrator.
Required Skills

Education Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited RN program.
  • RN License
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in nursing preferred
  • Current BCLS certification
Required Experience

Experience:

  • One (1) year clinical experience in a pediatric and/or adolescent chronic /rehabilitative care facility preferred.

Job Location
Yonkers, New York, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular