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Travel Registered Nurse (RN) - PCU

Company: Nationwide Therapy Group
Location: Osceola
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

ID: 46912177 Shift: 7am-7pm, 3-12 hour shifts per week Description: Description of Position: Provide a snapshot or the principal purpose or focus of the position, consisting of no more than three to five sentences. This summary should provide enough information to differentiate the major function and activities of the position from those of other positions. As a member of the Emergency Department and Ambulance Department, contributes professional knowledge and skills in the provision and management of emergency care to patients and their families. Maintains a practice environment that is professional and follows the Standards of Behavior established by Clarke County Hospital. Essential Functions/Responsibilities: Essential functions are the duties and responsibilities that are essential to the position (not a task list). Do not include if less than 5% of work time is spent on this duty. Be specific without giving explicit instructions on how to perform the task. Do not include duties that are to be performed in the future. Duties should be action oriented and avoid vague or general statements. % of Time (annually) Clinical Excellence/patient care Assists nursing with delivers high quality care while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care while in the Emergency Department. Provide high quality care while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills with established protocols while in the ambulance setting. Triage patients presenting to the Emergency Department and/or with EMS services Utilizes an age appropriate, holistic approach for the patients and families seeking emergency services. Assist/float to other areas to assist with clinical and non-clinical functions as needed and/or as assigned 80 % Clinical Excellence/quality Accurately and promptly restock ambulance and patient rooms after every call Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal document, including medication administration in both the ambulance and ED setting. 10% Basic Clarke County Hospital (CCH) Performance Criteria Demonstrates Clarke County Hospital Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to hospital policies, procedures, and safety guidelines. Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance. Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position. Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, DIA, DNV, OSHA, EMTALA, IDPH and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare. Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year. Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance. 10% Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Demonstration of CCH Standards of Behaviors Consistently demonstrates our values and behaviors in the performance of job duties and responsibilities Attitude: We choose to deliver a positive attitude each day and we desire a workplace where we all maintain a positive attitude. Greet and acknowledge people we encounter in a professional, friendly manner. Engage in positive conversation with other staff eliminating negativity and gossip. Service: Create the best experience of quality care by improving processes. We serve co-workers to carry on quality service to all. Initiate service recovery utilizing HEART (Hear them out, Empathize, Apologize, Resolve Thank) Keep patients families informed. Avoid phrases that increase their anxiety, such as short-staffed, not my job, in a minute, etc. Patient Relations: We deliver personalized care by working well together as a patient-oriented team. Escort patients (and offer to walk visitors) to their destinations. Utilize AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explain, Thank) with every patient encounter. Individual Accountability: We take responsibility to learn and perform our duties professionally and ask or offer help whenever needed. We always wear and display our CCH ID badge at chest level or above. Offer solutions to problems and participate in change process implementation. Respect: We demonstrate courtesy, and respect the privacy dignity of all our patients, co-workers and visitors. We treat everyone with fairness, honesty, and compassion. Knock prior to entering a patient room. Pull the curtain to maintain patient privacy. Address physicians by their title Dr. while in professional settings. Employee to Employee Commitment: We support each other at work so we can provide excellence and build strong, positive relationships. Verbalize positive comments to patients, family community about co-workers other departments and Clarke County Hospital. Promote teamwork by asking, What I can do to make your day better? QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Requirements Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position. Preferred or Specialized Not required to perform the essential functions of the position. Education: Graduate from an accredited school of EMS. Current paramedic certification required Experience: 1 year of EMS experience preferred. License(s)/Certification(s): Certification in good standing from the Iowa Department of Public Health, EMS bureau. BLS certification within 6 months of hire. ACLS and PALS certification within 1 year of employment. Valid driver s license. EVOC or equivalent within 1 year of employment Mandatory Reporting within 6 months of hire. ACLS and PALS recertification preferred. EVOC preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Use of customary equipment used to perform basic functions of the position, including monitors, telehealth equipment etc. Adaptability with influx or outflow of patients, being able to triage patients according to level of injury, illness with the most critical patient taking precedence when multiple Must be able to read, write and comprehend and speak fluent English Customer/patient focused Critical thinking skills, using independent judgment in making decisions Other: SCOPE: Position has supervisory responsibilities? Yes ? or No ? If yes, Number of Employees supervised: ________ Budget Control (Complete only if position has budget responsibilities) Annual Operating Budget (including payroll) NA Annual Revenue/Sales Other Scope Measurements Pertinent to the position, such as number of beds, number of units/departments, number of employees leading, cases per month, etc. Item Number of beds: Mental/Cognitive Demands: (List any special mental and cognitive abilities required by the position in your specific environment) Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable when a limited amount of time exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in either written or oral form. Subject to stress, frustration and fatigue. Must be able to functions in noisy, busy environment. Must be able to effectively communicate with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds. Must be patient, understanding and non-judgmental. Maintain confidentiality Must be able to work independently and assume responsibility Must be able to apply basic math such as fractions and percentages. Able to care for all ages of patients from newborn to 100 years of age. WORKING CONDITIONS: Physical Requirements (Check all that apply if essential to perform job with or without accommodations) ? Talk/Hear (communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express oneself, exchange information) ? See (defect, determine, perceive, identify, recognize, judge, observe, inspect, estimate, assess) ? Stand or Sit (stationary position) ? Walk (move, traverse) ? Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, position) ? Climb (stairs/ladders) or Balance (ascent/descent, work stop, traverse) ? Bend/Stoop/Kneel ? Squat/Crouch/Crawl ? Reaching/Twisting ? Taste/Smell (detect, distinguish, determine) ? Pushing/Pulling Lifting Requirements (Check appropriate category to perform job with or without accommodations) ? Level 1; Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met. ? Level 2; Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Requires walking or standing to a significant degree, pushing or pulling arm or leg controls or maintaining a production rate pace. Light work requires physical exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work. ? Level 3; Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. ? Level 4; Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. ? Level 5; Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of forces occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Hazards and Atmospheric Conditions (check all that apply) ? Normal Office Surroundings ? Vibration ? Exposure to Fumes ? Mechanical Hazards ? Exposure to Dust ? Chemical Hazards ? Exposure to Extreme Temperatures ? Electrical Hazards ? Wet and/or Humid ? Radiant Energy Hazards ? Noise ? Explosives Hazards ? Mists or Gases ? Burn Hazards ? Hazardous Drugs ? Laser Hazard Other/Comments: Precautions must be followed when working in any health care environment. OSHA Categories (Complete this OSHA section for clinical/patient related jobs) For further details regarding occupational exposure risk as it relates to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030, please refer to IC021 on the intranet/policy portal. ? Category I: Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue. ? Category II: Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue, but exposure or potential for exposure may occur. ? Category III: Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid, or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid. Position Start Billing string = Clarke County Hospital Guaranteed Hours: Contract Weeks:91

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