Clinic - Registered Nurse (RN) Part time or Full time
Company: Pace of Southwest Michigan
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Description: PACE of Southwest Michigan is seeking Full time,
Part time and/or PRN RN's to add to our Clinic team!NOW OFFERING
SIGN ON BONUSES up to $4,000 for L.P.N.'s and R.N.'s !(Speak with
Human Resources for bonus details)PACE's Business Hours are
Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm Coordinates personal and health care
services for our participants onsite in the PACE clinic. The
Registered Nurse has the responsibility for providing direct and
indirect nursing care to participants in the PACE Center and in the
community. Works under the direct supervision of the Clinic
Supervisor or designee but is independent in the application of
advanced nursing knowledge and skills in all settings. Manages
complex clinical situations for which he/she is responsible. RN
SpecificationsEducation: Graduate of an accredited school of
nursingExperience: Has practiced nursing at least two (2) years;
Two (2) years nursing experience with at least one (1) year
experience working in a skilled nursing facility setting or
geriatric care preferred. Number/Type of Employees Supervised:
NoneLicensure, Registry, or Certification Required: Must possess an
active, unencumbered license/certificate to practice in the State
of Michigan; Valid MI Driver's License; Possess current CPR
certification by AHASpecial Training: Only acts within scope of
practice. Meet a standardized set of orientation and/or individual
competencies for the specific position description established by
PACE of Southwest Michigan and approved by CMS before working
independently. Immunizations: Be medically cleared for communicable
diseases and have all immunizations up to date before engaging in
direct participant contact.Specific Requirements and
Considerations: May be subject to exposure and handling of
infectious waste, diseases, conditions, or hazardous chemicals,
etc., including potential exposure to TB, AIDS, and/or Hepatitis B.
Ages of Patients Rendered Care: Adult, GeriatricRN Key
Responsibilities Assessment: Collects patient data and completes
required forms in the medical record per PACE documentation policy;
identifies patient's overt problems/needs and sets priorities;
identifies problems requiring further referral and/or follow-up;
performs advanced nursing assessment using critical thinking
skills. Monitor's participant, family and caregiver ongoing
functional/psychological status and appropriateness of care,
according to the plan of care. Completes assessments as scheduled.
Planning Care: Develops and implements plan of care with family and
caregiver based on nursing standard of care while utilizing and
communicating with the IDT; coordinates and supervises all nursing
care for participants in all care settings (home, AFC, AL, SNF)
according to program standards. Serves as a member of IDT. Managing
Care: Assists in pharmaceutical management delivery systems,
performs wound care, IV therapy, palliative and end of life care
and lab specimen collection at participants' living arrangements
(i.e., home, AFC, AL or SNF), including on-call coverage. Other PCP
or standing orders as directed. Evaluation: Records patient care
delivered as planned and any variation, with appropriate rationale;
makes and records observations related to impending or associated
problems; implements nursing measures related to impending or
associated problems. Leadership: Using nursing process, delegates
nursing care to appropriate personnel; identifies opportunities
cost effective measures into nursing practice; demonstrates active
participation in QI processes; complies with policies addressing
safe working conditions; monitors unsafe working conditions;
recognizes inappropriate and/or ineffective patient care
management, resolves issue/problem and completes written reports.
Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
Attends staff meetings and takes part in participant care planning.
Participates in quality initiatives for the organization.PM20
Requirements: RN Skills and Knowledge
- High level of autonomy is required for clinical and management
- Excellent attention to details.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work a flexible work schedule.
- Knowledge of physical, mental, and social needs of frail older
- Effective skills in physical assessment and chronic disease
management for frail older adults.
- Able to work within the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT)
- Able to utilize basic computer skills in the workplace.
- Able to utilize organization's electronic medical record
system.RN Physical Demands The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing
the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk
and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands
and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The
employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee
must be able to travel in all kinds of weather.While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently move up
to 50 pounds and perform physical demands expected while providing
medical care for an elderly population. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the
ability to focus.
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