AdventHealth Manchester - Summer Nurse Residency in Manchester, KY at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    6/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    19003725
  • Job Family
    Graduate Nurse
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Manchester

Job Description


Description

Nurse Residency - AdventHealth Manchester

Location Address: Manchester, KY

AdventHealth Manchester

Situated in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest, AdventHealth Manchester has provided whole-person care to members of Clay, Jackson, and Owsley counties for 100 years. Inspired by our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, we continually look for ways to bring hope, health and healing to the patients we have the honor of caring for.  As a member of AdventHealth, one of the largest faith-based healthcare organizations in the U.S., we also offer world-class opportunities for our team members to learn, grow and serve across the nation.


START DATE: Summer 2019

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• NURSING PROCESS: Completes timely assessments per Practice Guidelines including physiological, psychological, developmental, sociocultural, spiritual, and life-style factors, including signs of abuse or neglect. Makes appropriate decisions and interventions and nursing diagnoses according to patients actual or potential health conditions or needs. (American Nurses Association [ANA], 2012)

• NURSING PROCESS: Based on the assessment and diagnosis, sets measurable and achievable short and long-range goals for the patient (ANA, 2012), assisting in the development and implementation of an individualized plan of care. Prioritizes and completes follow up assessments, evaluates and modifies plan of care as needed. Nursing practice reflects mutual goal setting and whole person care including meeting the needs of the mind, body and spirit. (King, 1995)

• NURSING KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition, including, but not limited to, lab results, non-invasive monitoring data and interdisciplinary team notes. Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge and skills pertaining to all diagnoses, procedures, medications, complications, and equipment associated with unit patient population.  

• PATIENT SAFETY: Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge, skill and adherence to all pertinent regulatory standards.  Follows strict infection prevention precautions. Adheres to policy and procedure regarding all aspects of medication safety. Practice reflects importance of patient teaching and takes advantage of opportunities, both planned and unplanned, to carry it out in accordance with plan of care. 

• COMMUNICATION: Promotes an exceptional patient experience by abiding to compassion and image standards and fostering excellent nurse-patient relationships through effective/therapeutic communication with the patient, family, and visitors, including but not limited to and as applicable, hourly rounding. Exhibits ability to utilize appropriate techniques, verbiage, and resources in all interactions with the patient to their level of understanding.  Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team by completing thorough hand-off communication in all situations. Utilizes nursing judgment in implementing physician orders in a safe and conscientious manner, notifying appropriate supervisor or physician immediately of any concerns. Follows chain of command when appropriate.

• DOCUMENTATION: Demonstrates knowledge and skill in the recording and accessing of all patient information in electronic medical record according to policy and in real time. Performs appropriate and legible documentation, recording all procedures and assessments within established timeframes, and in accordance with standards of care, departmental policy and practice guidelines. Understands the Computerized Physician Order entry process and is able to monitor for, initiate, and sign off all new physician orders. Performs all duties relating to Real Time Scanning (MPPID) accurately and efficiently. Understands computer downtime procedures.

• PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Abides by American Nurses Association Scope, Standards and Code of Ethics. Participates in practice changes, process improvement initiatives and completes all residency program and education requirements by the due date. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.  Exhibits desire to learn, teach, mentor and advance nursing skills.

• May perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing.  If performing non-waived Point of Care Testing, as defined in AHCA rule 59A-7.034, must have approved competency and documented proof (copy of either diploma or transcript, at the highest level of academic achievement) at the time of Florida Hospital non-waived Point of Care training.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices
• Organizational and multitasking skills
• Knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures
• Ability to work as a Team player within a unit 
• Effective verbal and oral communication and problem-solving skills
• EKG competency testing (based on facility/unit requirement) 
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (CCNE or ACEN)
  • Active RN license in the state hired (may apply/interview without license)
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association. 


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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