Job Responsibilities : ACUTE CARE RN – IV THERAPY – FT – DAY – #9691
Salary : $79100 per year
Company : Stormont-Vail HealthCare – Topeka, KS 66604
Location : Topeka, KS 66604 US
Full time – 36 hours/week or greater
12 Hour Day Shift (United States of America)
0700-1900 36 hours per week self-scheduling
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
A Brief Overview
Assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients through the therapeutic use of self the nursing process the environment/instrumentation and other health care team members.
The delivery of professional nursing care at Stormont Vail Health is guided by Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring and the theory of Shared governance both of which are congruent with the mission vision and values of the organization.
What you will do
- Provides direct patient care as defined within the scope of the state’s nurse practice act. Performs assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner focusing on physiological and cognitive status. Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.
- Formulates a prioritized and goal directed plan of care which is based on patient’s presenting problems and projected outcomes.
- Implements care in a knowledgeable skillful consistent manner while promoting the continuum of care.
- Functions to establish priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs and available unit resources of time personnel equipment and supplies. Prepares equipment and aids provider during treatment examination and testing of patients.
- Evaluates the effectiveness of the health care process (self systems environment and instrumentation) in meeting outcomes. Observes records and reports patient’s condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to provider. Provides medication as directed.
- Documents in patient and department records in a timely accurate and concise manner according to department standards. Maintains and reviews patient records charts and other pertinent information. Compiles tests and examination results.
- Evaluates the patient’s progress towards achieving outcomes.
- Performs efficiently in emergency patient situations following established standards of care. Practices effective problem identification and resolution as a method of sound decision making.
- Greets patients and prepares them for provider examination. Collects patient history information. Instruct patients in collection of samples and tests. Triages and refers incoming telephone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
- Participates in system wide/department patient care quality improvement activities as well as standards development.
- Participates actively in clinical education activities including orientation of new employees and teaching student nurses. Participates in nursing research activities.
- Participates in development and attainment of system wide/department hospital goals.
- Triages and refers incoming telephone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
- Delegates tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members patient care and department activities in accordance with the Kansas State Nurse Practice Act.
- Adheres to staffing and scheduling practices.
- Seeks validation of knowledge base skill level and decision making as necessary and assertively seeks guidance in areas of question.
Required for All Jobs
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Complies with all policies standards mandatory training and requirements of Stormont Vail Health
Patient Facing Options
- Position is Patient Facing
Remote Work Guidelines
- Workspace is a quiet and distraction-free allowing the ability to comply with all security and privacy standards.
- Stable access to electricity and a minimum of 25mb upload and internet speed.
- Dedicate full attention to the job duties and communication with others during working hours.
- Adhere to break and attendance schedules agreed upon with supervisor.
- Abide by Stormont Vail’s Remote Worker Policy and will review and acknowledge the Remote Work Agreement annually.
Remote Work Capability
- As Needed
- No Supervisory Responsibility
- No Budget Responsibility
- Bachelor’s Degree Bachelors of Science: Nursing (BSN) Preferred
Skills and Abilities
- Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to rights of patient/significant other as identified within the institution.
- Demonstrates awareness and application of safety issues as identified within the institution.
- Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and departmental functioning. Strives to manage situations in a manner which minimizes risk to the patient and the institution.
- Demonstrates competency in selected psychomotor skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively using verbal non-verbal and written methods.
- Ability to perform mathematical calculations related to medication administration and equipment calibration. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions percentages ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Licenses and Certifications
- Registered Nurse – KSBN Required
- Basic Life Support – BLS RQI CPR or ACLS certifications may be required in lieu of or in addition to BLS depending on department. Must have within 90 days of hire.
- Balancing: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Carrying: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Climbing (Ladders): Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Climbing (Stairs): Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Crawling: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Crouching: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination: Frequently 3-5 Hours
- Feeling: Frequently 3-5 Hours
- Grasping (Fine Motor): Frequently 3-5 Hours
- Grasping (Gross Hand): Frequently 3-5 Hours
- Handling: Frequently 3-5 Hours
- Hearing: Frequently 3-5 Hours
- Kneeling: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Lifting: Frequently 3-5 Hours up to 50 lbs
- Operate Foot Controls: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Pulling: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Pushing: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Reaching (Forward): Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 25 lbs
- Reaching (Overhead): Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 25 lbs
- Repetitive Motions: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Sitting: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Standing: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Stooping: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Talking: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Walking: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Burn: Rarely less than 1 hour
- Chemical: Rarely less than 1 hour
- Combative Patients: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Dusts: Rarely less than 1 hour
- Electrical: Rarely less than 1 hour
- Explosive: Rarely less than 1 hour
- Extreme Temperatures: Rarely less than 1 hour
- Infectious Diseases: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Mechanical: Rarely less than 1 hour
- Needlestick: Frequently 3-5 Hours
- Noise/Sounds: Frequently 3-5 Hours
- Other Atmospheric Conditions: Rarely less than 1 hour
- Poor Ventilation Fumes and/or Gases: Rarely less than 1 hour
- Radiant Energy: Rarely less than 1 hour
- Risk of Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Risk of Exposure to Hazardous Drugs: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
- Hazards (other): Rarely less than 1 hour
- Vibration: Rarely less than 1 hour
- Wet and/or Humid: Rarely less than 1 hour