AdventHealth Manchester - Nurse Residency Program - Spring
Munroe Regional Medical Center
Manchester
5d ago

Job Description

Manchester Memorial Hospital

Situated in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest, Manchester Memorial Hospital 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 Adventist Health System, 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.

Our Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating customers and co-

workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality, abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution, helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization.

GENERAL SUMMARY :

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities to identified age-

specific groups. Utilizes the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department.

Registered Nurses entering a training program will be under the direct supervision of a preceptor for principal duties and responsibilities during the training program with eventual transition to independent practice after successful training program completion.

Adheres to the Adventist Health System Corporate Compliance Plan and to rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

START DATE : Spring 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 multi-tasking 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)
  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

  • Active RN license in the State hired
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
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