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Psychiatric-Registered Nurse job at Amedisys Home Health Services – Hampton, VA – +38 locations

Posted: 16 Jan 2011 04:23 PM PST

Job Title:      Psychiatric RN (Home Health) – Part Time/PRN
Job Role:     LPN/LVN
Location:     Virginia
City:     Hampton
Job Description:
Company Overview:
Since 1982, Amedisys Home Health has grown to be a national leader in the home healthcare industry meeting high expectations for rewarding careers.
We are currently seeking an experienced Psych/Mental Health Registered Nursefor our home health agency. Join a medical company named a "Best Small Company" by Forbes magazine for the past four years running! We are growing rapidly and seeking dynamic healthcare professionals which is why we need YOU! We believe what we do is an honor and a privilege – we make it possible for patients to remain where they prefer to be – in their homes. And we believe that each and every employee is responsible for our success – one person at a time.
PSYCHIATRIC/MENTAL HEALTH REGISTERED NURSE
Duties of Psych/Mental Health Registered Nurse include:

* Responsible for furnishing comprehensive, skilled, psychiatric-nursing services to psychiatric patients in their place of residence, including children, adolescents, and adults.

Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS

1.        Current and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company

2.       Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) documents the following: The mutual recognition model of nurse licensure allows a nurse to have one license (in his or her state of residency) and to practice in other states (both physical and electronic), subject to each state's practice law and regulation. Nurses must legally reside in a NLC state to be eligible to have a multi-state license.

3.       A registered nurse with a master's degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing or a registered nurse with a bachelor's degree in nursing with one year of experience in an active treatment unit in a psychiatric or mental health hospital or outpatient clinic or ?a registered nurse with a diploma or associate's degree with two years experience in an active treatment unit in a psychiatric or mental health hospital or outpatient clinic. On an individual basis, other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

4.       Must have good verbal and written communication skills and evaluation techniques and demonstrate knowledge of clinical skills, judgment, current nursing practices and analytical capabilities.

5.       Must be familiar with Medicare, Medicaid, and other third-party payor guidelines.

6.       Must have a current driver's license, agency-required automobile liability insurance, and availability of personal, dependable transportation to conduct home visits.

7.       Able to assess patient status and identify requirements relative to age specific needs.

8.       Must be familiar with general use and functions of the computer, such as, user names and password concepts; internet; e-mail; navigation of computer desktop, including starting programs, using files, and windows, effectively use navigation buttons and tool bars; ability to self-manage online HR services and online training programs.

Employer:     Amedisys Home Health Services.


Pediatric-Registered Nurse Job at Bayada Nurses – Selden, NY

Posted: 16 Jan 2011 04:20 PM PST

Pediatric Nurses (RNs / LPNs) Needed for Home Care
Job Role:     Registered Nurse
LPN/LVN
Job Type:     Permanent
Location:     New York
City:     Selden
Job Description:     Bayada Nurses, a national home care agency, is currently seeking pediatric nurses for an adorable and friendly 13 year old girl with Cerebral Palsy. We are looking for part-time or full-time nurses to work eight hour weekday and weekend shifts.

Immediate openings available for Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses for every other Saturday and Sunday overnight shifts.

Generous Sign On BONUS availible for nurses with an immediate start date!

Nurses interested in this case, please inquire now!

Bayada Nurses has a special purpose: to help people of all ages to have a safe home life with comfort, independence, and dignity. We believe our clients and their families deserve the highest quality of home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability – our core values. With more than 150 offices in 18 states, founder Mark Baiada still maintains the same compassionate, human focus that made our first office unique in 1975.

Our employees are our greatest asset
- Enjoy being part of a team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values
- Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities
- Advance your career with specially designed career tracks
- Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability

Benefits may include medical, dental, and life insurance; paid time off; weekly pay and direct deposit; scholarship opportunities; one-on-one training; recognition programs; referral bonuses; 401(k) with company match; and opportunities for career advancement. Ask your local Bayada recruitment specialist for more details.
Employer:     Bayada Nurses.


Unit Manager-Registered Nurse Job at Extendicare Health Services – Robbinsdale, MN – +2 locations

Posted: 16 Jan 2011 05:04 AM PST

RN Unit Manager / Resident Care Manager
Company:      Extendicare Health Services
Base Pay:     N/A
Other Pay:
Employee Type:     Full-Time
Industry:     Healthcare – Health Services
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Description:

Robbinsdale Rehabilitation and Care Center is a leading provider of long-term skilled nursing care and short-term rehabilitation solutions. Our 132 bed facility offers a full continuum of services and care focused around each individual in today?s ever-changing healthcare environment.

We are currently interviewing for a Day Shift RN Unit Manager.  The RN Unit Manager is responsible and accountable for a group of residents within the nursing center where the nursing care is provided through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the plan of care.  The unit manager adheres to the standards of care for the area, manages the environment to maintain resident safety, and supervises the care provided by nurses, and nursing assistants and helpers.
Qualified Candidates will be a MN Licensed Registered Nurse with floor or management nursing experience within a skilled nursing facility on the TCU or LTC Unit.

We offer an industry leading benefits and compensation package including: Vacation, Sick Time, Holidays, Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid ST Disability, and amuch more.


ER-Registered Nurse job at North Shore-LIJ Health System – Plainview, NY – +6 locations

Posted: 15 Jan 2011 07:33 PM PST

Registered Nurse-Emergency Department
North Shore-LIJ Health System
Type     Full time
Registered Nurse-Emergency Department
Description
Our Registered Nurse’s mission is to provide quality patient care to our patients and their families. As a Registered Nurse, you will perform an age-specific plan of care for a designated group of patients using the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. You will collaborate with physicians and other health team members in coordinating and implementing procedures and treatments, using your leadership skills and clinical judgment in coordinating patient care.

Responsibilities include:

1.   Assesses the patient’s physiologic health status by conducting patient interviews

* Explains policies and procedures to patients and their families; reviews patient’s chart and answers questions correctly and courteously
* Assesses gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and neurological health status
* Determines mobility, sensory deficits, prostheses use, and skin condition and adjusts plan of care, as appropriate
* Assesses level of pain and pain management
* Communicates and documents patient’s physiologic health status and plan of care

2.   Assesses patient’s psychosocial health status

* Elicits perception of medical/nursing care and the expectation of care
* Determines coping mechanism, knowledge level, and ability to comprehend
* Identifies cultural/ethnic requirements to reduce anxiety and ensure patient satisfaction
* Communicates and documents psychological status and care plan; support group, counseling services, social services

3.   Identifies patient outcome

* Develops criteria for measurement of patient outcomes
* Identifies actual and/or potential patient problems
* Identifies patient’s need for teaching, based on psychosocial and developmental assessment
* Develops patient outcome statement(s) and establishes individualized patent goals

4.   Formulates the plan of care and establishes the priorities necessary to achieve expected outcome

* Identifies care activities and establishes the priorities necessary to achieve expected outcome
* Coordinates the cost-effective use of supplies, equipment and medication to achieve expected outcome
* Documents the plan of care and collaborates with physicians and other health team members

5.   Implements the plan of care

* Maintains standards to ensure that safety precautions and needs are followed (e.g. side rails up, call lights and bedside stand within reach, etc.)
* Reassesses patients as needed and appropriately revises plan of care
* Correctly administers prescribed treatments, and properly uses equipment necessary for patient care
* Provides emotional support to patient and significant others
* Applies scientific principles in performing procedures; carries them out safely, timely and efficiently
* Makes accurate observations of patient’s conditions during treatments/procedures.
* Keeps accurate documentation of patient’s treatment, activity and condition, as well as patient’s responses to medical and nursing interventions
* Uses appropriate methods of documentation according to departmental policy
* Acts rapidly and effectively during any emergency situation, managing self, patients and other team members
* Provides a calm, quiet, restful atmosphere
* Participates in planning for discharge and coordinates referrals, as appropriate
* Provides discharge instructions to patient and significant other

6.   Evaluates care provided for patient outcome

* Demonstrates ability to measure effectiveness of care provided and documents same
* Performs variance analysis related to outcome data for performance improvement
* Designs, implements, and evaluates systems to improve care in unit
* Keeps accurate documentation of patient’s treatment, activity and condition
* Uses appropriate methods of documentation according to departmental policy

7.   Collaborates with other care team members in planning and carrying out treatment regimen; provides direction to other members of the care team

* Collaborates with the appropriate physician on patient’s plan of care
* Accurately interprets and implements treatment regimen as prescribed by the physician
* Assists the physician during treatments and/or diagnostic procedures
* Keeps the Nurse Manager, designee and/or physician abreast of changes in patient’s condition and/or treatments, as appropriate
* Uses clinical judgment in delegating assignments to the Patient Care Associate, Support Care Associate and Clerical Service Associate in providing patient care, and ensures that assignments are completed in a timely fashion

8.   Performs grade I-IV Decubitus Care

* Performs preventive skin care measures
* Applies simple dressings, maintaining principles of aseptic technique
* Applies warm and cold compresses, consistent with facility procedure
* Performs irrigations, consistent with facility procedure
* Performs other procedures related to skin care, as necessary

9.   Administers medications correctly and safely

* Correctly identifies medication: action; dosage; side effects and implications for the patients
* Meets standard on medication administration examination
* Demonstrates preparation of local solutions
* Demonstrates preparation of I.V. drips
* Administers and documents medication correctly
* Administers IVP medication as per department policy and procedure
* Educates patients and significant others related to drug and food interactions

10. Participates in patient and family education

* Provides the patient with an explanation of his/her condition as indicated
* Communicates assessment data in an orderly fashion by recording, updating and verbalizing pertinent information to care team members and to appropriate agencies
* Recognizes and utilizes health teaching opportunities, resources and materials available for this teaching
* Provides early discharge planning and appropriate referrals for post-hospital care
* Evaluates the effectiveness of teaching by feedback from patient/family and documents same

Qualifications

* Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, preferred.
* Licensed to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State
* BCLS, ACLS required.
* Minimum one (1) year ED experience required.

Our Culture

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: www.northshorelij.com/goals

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.


Registered Nurse Job at Heartland Regional Medical Center – Saint Joseph, MO

Posted: 15 Jan 2011 07:31 PM PST

Registered Nurse
Heartland Regional Medical Center
Type     Full time
Registered Nurse
Category:    Nursing
Facility:    Clinical & Emergency Services
Department:    3 South Substation
Schedule:    PRN
Shift:    Variable
Hours:
Job Details:

Be a part of our award-winning team. We at Heartland want to make our service area the best and safest place in America to receive health care and live a healthy and productive life. At Heartland we believe our caregivers and medical staff are the key to our success.

As a valued caregiver:

The Staff Nurse (Registered Nurse) assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and supervises individual patient care according to standards. The Staff Nurse (Registered Nurse) accepts responsibility for direction of co-workers in the implementation of plans of care. Also provides exceptional service to all patients and customers. The Staff Nurse (Registered Nurse) must be able to perform all of the essential duties of the job. The Staff Nurse be able to communicate effectively,practice sensitivity and care management. Heartland's caregivers are required to follow the RESPECT Counts Standards of Behaviors.

Skills of the Staff Nurse include:

·   Ability to analyze patient needs.

·   Develop and implement a plan of care.

·   Oversee delegation of plan to other licensed and unlicensed personnel.

·   Evaluate patient response to care, and update care.

·   Engage in teaching to achieve desired patient outcomes.

·   Follow ANA code for nurses and standards of clinical nursing practice.

·   Administer medications.

·   Display emotional stamina (ability to perform an emotionally enduring activity for a period of time).

·   Knowledge of current system computer programs.

·   Problem solving, comprehension, interpretation skills.

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or GED, ADN, or BSN from an accredited school of nursing required, BSN preferred.

LICENSURE:

Licensed in the State of Missouri or Kansas, depending on designated work location. BLS          certification required .

We offer a progressive work environment and a great atmosphere for career growth along with an excellent salary and an outstanding benefit package.


OR-Registered Nurse Job at OR Travel Nursing – Prineville, OR – +9 locations

Posted: 15 Jan 2011 07:29 PM PST

Location: OR, Prineville
Setting: Hospital
Assignment Length: 13 weeks
Schedule: Day
Shift Length: 8-Hour
Shifts/Week: 3
Benefits:Full Insurance, Dental & Life Insurance
Housing: Paid, Private, Furnished Housing or Housing Allowance

Great facility in Prineville, OR is in need of a qualified RN / Registered Nurse specializing in OR Circulator. The requirements of this OR Circulator position include assessing patient problems and needs; developing and implementing plans of care; and maintaining clinical documentation. May advise patients on health maintenance and prevention or provide case management. Contact us for more details about this great opportunity!

Working for OR Travel Nursing…

OR Travel Nursing is contracted with world renowned hospitals and facilities to fill open travel and full-time positions for RN's. OR Travel Nursing offers exclusive job orders, nationwide placements and a lasting career opportunity. To speak with a Recruiter, please contact us today at (866) 503-5038.

OR Travel specializes in operating room jobs in contract, travel and permanent placement, as well as, educational healthcare staffing. We adhere to our core purpose of providing great employment experiences by tailoring employment opportunities to meet each individual's professional and personal goals. We are dedicated to providing a high level of individual support.


OR-Registered Nurse job at OR Travel Nursing – Washington, DC – +44 locations

Posted: 15 Jan 2011 07:27 PM PST

Location: DC, Washington
Setting: Hospital
Assignment Length: 13 weeks
Schedule: Not Specified
Shift Length: Not Specified
Shifts/Week: 0
Benefits:Full Insurance, Dental & Life Insurance
Housing: Paid, Private, Furnished Housing or Housing Allowance

Great facility in Washington, DC is in need of a qualified RN / Registered Nurse specializing in OR / Operating Room. The requirements of this OR / Operating Room position include assessing patient problems and needs; developing and implementing plans of care; and maintaining clinical documentation. May advise patients on health maintenance and prevention or provide case management. Contact us for more details about this great opportunity!

Educated in the US?

Working for OR Travel Nursing…

OR Travel Nursing is contracted with world renowned hospitals and facilities to fill open travel and full-time positions for RN's. OR Travel Nursing offers exclusive job orders, nationwide placements and a lasting career opportunity. To speak with a Recruiter, please contact us today at (866) 503-5038.

OR Travel specializes in operating room jobs in contract, travel and permanent placement, as well as, educational healthcare staffing. We adhere to our core purpose of providing great employment experiences by tailoring employment opportunities to meet each individual's professional and personal goals. We are dedicated to providing a high level of individual support.


Registered Nurse Job at Cancer Treatment Centers of America – Philadelphia, PA – +1 location

Posted: 15 Jan 2011 07:25 PM PST

Registered Nurse
Company Name:    Eastern Regional Medical Center – Philadelphia, PA
Employment Type:    Full Time
Location:    PHILADELPHIA, PA, United States
Department:
Salary:    Highly Competitive
Shift/Hours:    12
Shift Details:    7:00pm-7:30am
Hours/Pay Period:    72
Degree Required:    R.N.
Years Experience:    2
Note:  Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.
Complete Description

The Staff RN is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility for providing patient focused health care. The staff nurse will utilize the nursing process, communication skills, and problem solving techniques to deliver quality care. The staff nurse will also be responsible for the knowledge and technical skill needed to operate a variety of mechanical devices to accomplish this task. The staff nurse is accountable for the age groups (average age group populations includes adults and geriatrics) as defined in the scope of care.

This position is a full-time Registered Nurse position working primarily 12-hour night shifts 7:00pm-7:30am 36 hours per weekon our Medical/Surgical Oncology Inpatient Units 2 East and 3 East, and our soon-to-be completed 4thfloor unit 4 East; as well as developing the ability to float to our Intensive Care Unit as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse License or eligible for immediate PA licensure.
* Two years Clinical Nursing experience required.
* CPR/BCLS certification required.

Additional Information

Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.


Tele-Certified Nursing Assistant Job at Largo Medical Center- Largo – Largo, FL

Posted: 15 Jan 2011 07:22 PM PST

Certified Nursing Asst PRN Progressive/Tele
Florida – West-Largo-Largo Medical Center- Largo
Schedule
: Per Diem/PRN
Description
Working under the supervision of a nursing, the Certified Nursing Assistant performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  The position’s tasks and responsibilities include:

* Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
* Serves and collects food trays.  Assists with patient feeding.
* Transports, positions  and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
* Assists patients in ambulating.
* Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
* Performs non sterile dressing changes.
* Passes and collects bed pans.
* Changes bed linens.
* Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
* Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
* Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
* Orients and mentors new staff members.
* Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

Required Job Qualifications Include:

* High School Graduate or equivalent required.
* Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider
* Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training program or currently enrolled in nursing program with completion of a nursing fundamentals Certification as a Nurse Assistant required.
* Working knowledge of medical terminology.
* Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
* Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
* Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.


MPCU/TEMEMETY-Certified Nursing Assistant job at Tenet Healthcare Corporation – Coral Gables, FL

Posted: 15 Jan 2011 07:20 PM PST

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT – MPCU/TEMEMETY – Per diem – Rotating – Coral Gables Hosp
Job Type     Part-Time
Job Category     Nursing
Company     Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Location     Coral Gables, FL
Salary     Competitive
Start Date     Immediately
Job Description
Tenet Healthcare Corporation, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals and numerous related health care services. Tenet’s name reflects its core business philosophy: the importance of shared values among partners in providing a full spectrum of health care.

Tenet’s mission is to be recognized for the passion of our people and partners who provide quality, innovative care to the patients we serve in our communities. Our focus is on leadership, growth and philanthropy. It’s a spirit you can experience first-hand and it’s a philosophy that can enhance your own approach to health care, and your career goals. From the resources that go with being one of the largest investor-owned health care providers in the U.S., to our multiple locations coast to coast, one thing is clear – Tenet offers significant employment opportunities. So whatever you need to grow as a professional, we’ll do our best to provide. All you need to bring is yourself!

Under the supervision, and/or direction of the Nursing Director/Clinical Manager, Resource Nurse, or Staff Nurse performs various duties in the treatment and care of patients in accordance with established functions and procedures of the hospital.
Qualifications
Education High School Diploma or equivalent.    Required licensures/certifications Certification as a Nursing Assistant in the State of Florida. Current BLC/CPR Certificate   Skills and Abilities Good oral and written communication skills in the English language.   Experience Knowledge of principles of patient hygiene, comfort, safety measures.  Previous experience as a Nursing Assistant .   Foreign Physicians/Nurse or Patient Companion may exchange for experience.


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