Nov 04, 2020

Baylor/Weekend RN - 1 West Med Surg - Spartanburg Hospital For Restorative Care

  • Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
  • Spartanburg, SC, USA

Job Description

Summary

Position Summary

Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse demonstrates thorough knowledge of therapeutic patient care, patient advocacy, clinical pathways/care maps, team dynamics, hospital systems, and serves as a resource for the registered nurse and support staff. Collaborates with leadership in developing and implementing the Spartanburg Medical Center culture, Vision, Mission and goals.

It is the premise of the Professional Practice Program that each of the key responsibilities builds on the preceding requirements.

Schedule

The Weekend/Baylor nurse will work two weekend days (Saturday and Sunday) and will choose one day during the week to work in order to fulfill three 12-hour shifts per week. *Additional premium is offered for our Weekend positions.

Unit Description

1 West is our 11-bed med/surg unit within Spartanburg Hospital For Restorative Care, a long term acute-care hospital (LTACH). We treat a wide variety of patients with various conditions needing longer term acute care. Our average patient stay is 28-30 days. This is an exciting area to work in for someone who enjoys the acute care setting with extensive variety, while building patient relationships, and having a close-knit, family-like working environment centered around teamwork.

Our long-term, acute care (LTACH) unit focuses on patients with serious medical problems that require special treatment.

Successful intervention requires a comprehensive approach involving often involving numerous professions and technologies. Educating the patient and family is crucial to achieving success and breaking the cycle of readmission. Patients reach their optimal and realistic goals through work, family involvement, and intervention of many professionals.

Our team provides individuals with services on the following conditions:

  • Pulmonary disease
  • Cardiac disease
  • Infectious disease
  • Medically complex
  • Post trauma
  • Renal disease
  • Wound care

Minimum Requirements

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

License/Registration/Certifications

  • Current R.N. licensure in the state of South Carolina
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS/ENPC

Preferred Requirements

Preferred Education

  • BSN

Preferred Experience

  • N/A

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with patients, families, and other members of the health care team to determine patient priorities and treatments
  • Initiates and facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration to enhance outcome
  • Seeks necessary assistance in completing nursing interventions to assure positive patient outcomes
  • Participates in hourly rounding and bedside shift report
  • Responsible for demonstrating competency for all new equipment and procedures.
  • Provides clinical guidance to students and ancillary staff
  • Successfully completes hospital and unit-based orientation programs
  • Formulates a plan for professional growth
  • Ensures compliance with all clinical expectations regarding regulatory requirements
  • Identifies appropriate standards of care, and/or collaborative clinical pathways to guide the plan of care
  • Complies with established policies and procedures
  • Identifies the need to develop or revise policies and procedures pertaining to specialized patient populations and/or unit and hospital-based practices
  • Serves on unit-based committees
  • Prioritizes nursing interventions for an assigned group of patients
  • Assesses assigned patients’ medical history, admitting diagnosis and physician’s orders, obtaining nursing history, performing physical assessment, evaluating diagnostic data, and interviewing patient and family to determine patient needs
  • Demonstrates knowledge of professional nursing practice and theory.
  • Assures continuity of care through effective decision making resulting in quality patient care
  • Documents all aspects of patient care by following established charting procedure to show the patient’s progress or any change in the patient’s condition
  • Other Duties as assigned