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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: The University of Vermont Health Network - Champla
Location: Colchester
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Job Description:

-Skilled Nursing Facility Registerd Nurses work with our residents on SNF. -* If you are a current CVPH staff member interested in opportunities in SNF, please reach out to the Recruitment Team at - -The Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for the management of resident care, utilizing the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate resident outcomes. - The nurse directs and guides the delivery of nursing care, resident education, and all care related activities, while maintaining standards of professional nursing collaborating with other disciplines as appropriate. -

  • Practices within the boundaries of the NYS Practice Act for Registered Professional Nurses and provides care according to CVPH (generic & unit-specific) Standards of Care and Practice.
  • Assesses patient by performing a functional health pattern/physical assessment on all patients as indicated when he/she is admitted, when a significant change in condition occurs, upon transfer to/receiving from another unit, and as defined by CVPH generic and unit-specific Patient Care Standards. - -
  • Verifies and/or transcribes and implements physician orders.
  • Develops/Revises plan of care to include discharge plan that prescribes nursing actions to achieve age-specific outcome goals for the patient(s) with various diagnosis.
  • Provides nursing care to the patient requiring monitoring/intervention with "Point of Care Testing" (e.g., fingersticks, - stool/gastric testing), - patient care devices (e.g., PCA, Gemini, suction apparatus), - input/output tubes/devices (e.g., NG tubes, urinary drains, surgical drains, enteral feeding tubes), and other such devices/treatments.
  • Documents/communicates nursing care, physiological responses to other health care providers through verbal reports and patient record(s) as dictated by policy/guidelines; Reports to physician changes/deviations from expected norm. - - -
  • Provides nursing care through utilization of the electronic information system, (e.g, Order Entry for orders, retrieving of lab data, etc)
  • Provides leadership and measures effectiveness of nursing care by providing supervision, delegation, monitoring/reassessment of all patient care as required.
  • Performs in crisis/emergency (e.g. code 99, 66) while maintaining a positive/ calm approach.
  • Provides prioritized patient/family education.
  • Provides nursing care for the patient requiring pain management (surgical, chronic and terminal) according to organization and unit standards.
  • Provides nursing care to the patient requiring medication administration by the applicable routes to include controlled substances; Utilizes the pyxis system as required.
  • Provides nursing care for the patient requiring blood/blood product therapy.
  • Provides nursing care for the patient requiring preventive skin care, wound management, pressure ulcer prevention/treatment and stoma care
  • Provides nursing care to the patient requiring various respiratory therapy modalities such as oxygen therapy and use of the inspirometer.
  • Provides nursing care for the patient with a tracheostomy and/or requiring suctioning (nasopharyngeal, oropharyngeal, or tracheal).
  • Provides nursing care for the patient requiring specimens.
  • Provides nursing care to the patient requiring restraints/ protective/ supportive devices, wandering/elopement, seizure and suicide precautions, and the patient on fall protocol.
  • Demonstrates respect for the diversity of patient population providing comprehensive holistic care for the dying patient, including post mortem care and support of the patient's spirituality.
  • Provides nursing care to the patient requiring IV therapy to include various routes (e.g., peripheral, central), methods (e.g., - continuous, intermittent, IVPB, IVP), and solutions/medications (e.g., - TPN, PPN, lipid infusions, medicated drips).
  • Provides nursing care for the patient requiring procedures/interventions to include lumbar puncture, chest tube insertion, thoracentesis, liver biopsy, bone marrow, etc, with or without sedation (conscious sedation).
  • Provides care using infection control practices as outlined in Medical Center policies/procedures (e.g. Universal Standard Precautions and Isolation Techniques).
  • Advocates patient rights and demonstrates a working knowledge of Advance Directive practices, organ donation and procurement as evidenced by completion of documentation as outlined by CVPH policy/procedures.
  • Manages conflict/identifies ethical dilemmas and assists patients and families in resolving.
  • Supports fluctuation in patient care needs by floating/overtime when required.
  • Attends annual training on and demonstrates understanding of Resident abuse detection and reporting as required by NYSCRR, including handling of Residents' personal property and belongings.
  • Attends staff meetings, education programs and care plan meetings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.
  • Previous experience preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with other health care personnel.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Meets requirements of physical/pre-placement screening. -As applicable, the individual has training/competency in attending to the special needs and/or behaviors appropriate to the age of the patients for which care is being provided.

Keywords: The University of Vermont Health Network - Champla, New England , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Colchester, Northeast

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