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Special Care Unit Registered Nurse (RN)

Location
Fort Worth, Texas
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
30 Jul 2022
Position Summary:

The RN Special Care Unit Registered Nurse delivers quality nursing care to patients through interpersonal contact and provides care and services to allow patients to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well being in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

Nursing diploma (associate s or bachelor s degree in nursing)

Currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment.

One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred

Specific Job Requirements:

Expert knowledge in field of practice

Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility

Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation

Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions:

Knowledgeably and competently deliver quality nursing care to patients on the special care unit

Evaluate patient needs through ongoing assessment and revise care plans based on changes in patient s condition

Provide clinical supervision to CNAs and LPNs

Chart appropriately and timely

Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

Assist in the evacuation of patients

Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

Read, write, speak, and understand the English language

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