Jul 01, 2019

Registered Nurse/LPN/LVN

  • Trinity Teen Solutions
  • Powell, WY, USA
Full time Health Care Ministry, Young Adult

Job Description

Job Summary:  Provides direct and indirect patient care services that meet the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of patient care.  Meets the communication needs of patient and family.  Knowledgeable of a wide range of disorders; cognitive, emotional, developmental, social and behavioral.  Provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a registered nurse.  Performs crisis intervention.  Participates in the unit's performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.

 Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for the patient's age and clinical condition
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform nursing assessments on all patients of all ages and reassessments as per policy
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medications, including psychotropic drugs, and their correct administration based on the patient's age and clinical condition.
  • Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates and implements patient plans of care; family is included when appropriate.
  • Demonstrates ability to revise the plan of care as indicated by the patient's response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Continuously observes patient's behavior, mental status and activities.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level of licensure.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to team leader, co-workers and physicians.
  • Concurs with members of the treatment team for the benefit of the patient.
  • Consults other departments, as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs.
  • Provides nursing care appropriate to the mental and physical condition of the patient
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform crisis intervention.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Maintains and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Treats patients and families with respect and dignity; provides emotional support.
  • Provides education to the patient and family concerning plans of care, compliance with the plan of care, medications and their side effects.
  • Functions as a patient and family advocate at all times.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Assists with research studies conducted in the department.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care.
  • Response to the patient is appropriate in distressful situations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned within the RN/LPN/LVN scope of practice.
  • Performs laboratory specimen collections according to policies and procedures
  • Supervises, orientates, and manages the waived testing program according to policies and procedures

Professional Requirements:

  • Licensed in the State of Wyoming as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Adheres to dress code; appearance is neat and clean.
  • Completes annual education requirements.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
  • Wears identification while on duty, uses computerized punch time system correctly.
  • Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion.
  • Attends annual review and department in-services, as scheduled.
  • Attends at least 12 staff meetings annually, reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.

If you are Qualified and interested in this position, please click the APPLY NOW button below and submit your resume, a cover letter and list of references.  Thanks You and God bless!

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