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Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center

Registered Nurse (RN), PRN

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center

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Job Summary

Provides care for medical needs and assists with activities of daily living for children enrolled in the Skilled Nursing program on an as-needed basis and dependent upon the needs of the nursing department. Must work a minimum of one shift a month to maintain active employment.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties within the scope of practice may be assigned.

  • Completes and documents initial assessments for new patients enrolled in the Skilled Nursing program.
  • Provides daily head-to-toe assessment of assigned patients, including vital signs, and documents in electronic health record (EHR).
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments such as catheterizations, nebulizer treatments, chest physiotherapy, and oral and tube feedings in accordance with professional nursing standards, policies, and procedures, and documents administration in EHR.
  • Maintains awareness of the comfort and safety needs of patients by assisting them with duties such as diaper changes, toileting, positioning, and making beds.
  • Observe patients and document significant events, conditions, reactions, and interventions in EHR.
  • Notifies the supervisor and/or the patient’s physician of the patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Assists with daily activities planned by the Recreational Activity Team.
  • Collaborates with the Lead Nurse to request new orders from the patient’s physician in response to changes reported by the caregiver or changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Responds to and coordinate team response to medical emergencies involving assigned patients, based on nursing standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Provides and documents patient and family education.
  • Participates in department quality improvement activities including, but not limited to, departmental training, routine staff meetings, and routine one-to-one meetings.
  • Cleans work area and equipment as assigned and as needed throughout the day.
  • Attends meetings and conferences and participates in other activities to promote professional growth.
  • Offers guidance to Nurse Techs working with the same group of patients.

Qualifications

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Degree in Nursing from NLN accredited institution. One to two years of related experience and/or training desired. Pediatric experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current, unencumbered Registered Nurse state license. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider with skills testing certification.

Computer Skills

Basic computer skills and ability to learn new software and web-based applications such as electronic health records (EHR).

Values

  • Compassion
  • Willingness
  • Courage
  • Faith

Additional Information

Benefits

PRN

How to Apply

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/69678fde-bdd8-4e9d-ae98-f6105a0e1f68/Special-Kids-Inc

https://www.specialkidstn.com/careers

Details

  • Date Posted: July 9, 2024
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Start Date: 09/09/2024
  • Salary Range: TBD
  • Working Hours: TBD