Jun 23, 2020

Telehealth DC RN - Private School Nurse (PRN - As Needed Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm Some Wknds)

  • Children's National Medical Center
  • Washington, DC, USA

Job Description

Telehealth DC RN - Private School Nurse (PRN - As Needed Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm Some Wknds) - (200000FM)

Description

Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. The nurse provides telephonic clinical assessment, advice, health education and counseling giving appropriate clinical disposition and facilitating referral. The nurse engaging in telenursing practice assesses, plans, intervenes, and evaluates the outcomes of nursing care, using technologies such as the Internet, computers, telephones, digital assessment tools, and telemonitoring equipment.

Qualifications

Minimum Education
BSN

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Graduated from an accredited school of nursing (Required)


Minimum Work Experience
3 years

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Registered Nurse (RN) experience in community health, ambulatory care, school health or other related fields. (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
The licensed RN will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National.
Have basic computer skills (Experience with Microsoft Windows operating system database and word processing software required such as 30 wpm).
Ability to handle multiple line phone.
Clinical knowledge in disease, prevention, wellness, health risk assessment, self-care management, and health education.
Demonstrate effective prescription management skills.
Application of the nursing process in telehealth care.
Delivery of culturally sensitive, age-specific care to identified populations.
Assessment and provision of care using telecommunication devices.
Use of the clinical decision support tools.
Demonstration of problem-solving, prioritization, collaboration, and customer relation skills.
Communication skills: including effective listening, negotiation, counsel and crisis management.
Knowledge and appropriate use of internal and external resources (people, services, and materials)
Prevention and reporting of unusual occurrences and adverse events.

Required Licenses and Certifications
Registered Nurse in District of Columbia

Functional Accountabilities

Tele-Health Nursing
1. Demonstrate appropriate and efficient use of department specific equipment/software necessary to perform role (multi-feature telephones, automatic call distribution (ACD), keyboard skills, Windows and call processing software, fax, copier, etc.
2. Comply with call/email management standards.
3. Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the program’s identified top 10 triage/ symptom guidelines. Manage clinical calls/emails using the nursing process; document caller encounters in the system.
4. Be able to manage and document calls if computer system is down.
5. Achieve telehealth and other applicable national certifications. Leadership
6. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent involvement or leadership in: committees, task forces and/or community outreach.
7. Communicate plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs; make suggestions for resolution of system issues.
8. Role model procedures for escalation of issues, utilize chain of command.
9. Demonstrate proper use of identified hand off processes; follow up on inconsistent practice related to handoff.
1. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with peers, physicians and other departments.
1. Take the lead to implement change and support management decisions. Structural Empowerment
1. Maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS.
1. Initiate professional activities to enhance nursing practice; provide telephonic and electronic clinical assessment, advice, health education and counseling - giving appropriate clinical disposition and facilitating referral.
1. Engage in active review of peers giving constructive feedback through timely participation in evaluations.
1. Serve as a resource as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Professional Practice
1. Analyze assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of database and plan of care within identified timeframes.
1. Role model excellent clinical skills with complex patients; care reflects analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions.
1. Direct prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs.
1. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge.
2. Role Models caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores Safety
2. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
2. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
2. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
2. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
2. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check

Safety
2. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
3. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
4. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
5. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
6. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
7. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Structural Empowerment
1. Maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS.
2. Serve as a resource as needed and know when to escalate to next level.
3. Engage in active review of peers giving constructive feedback through timely participation in evaluations.
4. Serve as a resource as needed and know when to escalate to next level.

Health Education
1. Assist students, families, the school staff and community to achieve optimal levels of wellness through appropriately designed and delivered health promotion.
2. Participate in the assessment of needs for health counseling and health instruction needs for the school community.
3. Provide formal health instruction based on sound learning theory, as appropriate to student development levels.
4. Provide individual and group health teaching and counseling for and with students.
5. Act as a resource person to school staff on health promotion activities and materials.
6. Further the application of health promotion principles within all areas of school life, e.g., food service, custodial, etc.

Program Management
1. Application of the nursing process in telehealth care.
2. Delivery of culturally sensitive, age-specific care to identified populations.
3. Assessment and provision of care using telecommunication devices.
4. Use of the clinical decision support tools.
5. Demonstration of problem-solving, prioritization, collaboration, and customer relation skills.
6. Communication skills: including effective listening, negotiation, counsel and crisis management.
7. Knowledge and appropriate use of internal and external resources (people, services, and materials.)
8. Prevention and reporting of unusual occurrences and adverse events.
9. Clinical knowledge in disease, prevention, wellness, health risk assessment, self-care management, and health education

Organizational Accountabilities

Primary Location

: District of Columbia

Job

: Nursing

Organization

: Other Ambulatory
Regular / Temporary: R (Regular)
Position Status: O - PRN
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: PRN

Job Posting

: Feb 25, 2020, 11:01:46 AM