Nov 11, 2020

Primary Care RN - Transitional Care Nursing

  • Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Anchorage, AK, USA

Job Description

Description:

Providence is calling a Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN) (Transitional Care Nursing, Variable Shift, 0.9 FTE) to Providence Transitional Care Center in Anchorage, AK. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Communicate closely with the resident and their family. Provide the Primary Nurse's name card to each family/resident to promote direct access to their contact person. Keep the resident/family informed of needs or changes
  • Supervise overall resident care for a specific group of residents within scope of practice according to licensure. Perform a month end chart review, to include but not limited to, MAR, TAE, Physician orders match from month end to the new month prior to end of month to ensure that resident needs are addressed, documentation is accurate and interventions are achieving the desired outcome. Match the Resident Daily Care Plan to the Care Plan for accuracy. Include review of the progress notes for any plans that may not have been brought forward at the time of the writing of the DAPIE note to the care plan and the RDCP
  • Administer medications and treatments and provides direct licensed nursing care for a specific group of residents on a given shift
  • Contact other members of the healthcare team as needed. Complete physician orders, insuring diagnosis, or condition with each order. Evaluate justification for each medication as medically necessary. Coordinate efforts to reduce medications. Refer to nursing/social worker intervention prior to gaining an order for a psychoactive medication. Consult Resident Care Coordinator for possible plan of care actions prior to requesting medication or calling the physician
  • Report is given to the C.N.A.s and gains a return report from the C.N.A.s during the shift.
  • Collaborate with all other healthcare professionals as needed for service for appropriate residents. Observe and report significant findings to other healthcare professionals Keep Resident Care Coordinator informed of significant events and changes in condition. Collect data during 7 day assessment MDS periods and provides information to Resident Care Coordinator
  • Assess residents within the scope of practice according to licensure.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
  • Current Alaska Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 6 months nursing experience in a health care facility in acute care, long term care, or a rehabilitation center
  • Supervisor/leadership experience

About the hospital you will serve:

The Transitional Care Center has a total of 52 beds with a variety of health rehabilitation issues (ages 20 and up). This is an exciting, busy unit with constant change, many admits, discharges.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Long Term/Transitional Care Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 268396