Registered Nurse Specialist : 60064529

Registered Nurse Specialist : 60064529
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Registered Nurse Specialist : 60064529

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Requisition No:152882 Agency: Children and Families Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALIST :

Position Number:

Salary: 30,622.02:99,519.26

Posting Closing Date: 06/13/2020

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Duties and Responsibilities
: Describe in detail the specific duties and responsibilities assigned to this position and the percentage of time for each. Indicate the role of this position in accomplishing the unit and agency mission. If applicable, include examples of independent, final policy decisions made and show their effect on the agency, the public, or other state agencies.

of Time

Duties and Responsibilities

25

PRE:EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL EXAMINATION REQUIRED.

Participates in a comprehensive, multi:discipline, outcome oriented, and treatment team approach to resident care. Evaluates and plans for individual resident treatment programs. This includes completing nursing care plan within twenty:four hours following admission assessment and to be reviewed and updated as per policy. Participates in multi:discipline treatment team in the evaluation and planning of the Service Implementation Plan (SIP). Provides input into the formulation of the SIP. Encourages resident interactions. Increases the number of residents served by encouraging residents to participate in therapies and activities.

25

Provides for residents physical wellbeing, health and safety. Assesses resident and determines extent of assistance needed in hygiene, feeding, etc. Establishes and monitors standards of hygiene. Determines monitoring necessary for residents wellbeing, i.e. weight, vital signs, medication reaction, sleeping, and eating habits. Arranges for x:rays and lab work as needed. Encourages proper nutrition by residents. Within one hour after reporting for duty, makes rounds on all assigned wards. Makes regular rounds on all assigned wards. Identifies physical symptoms and changes and initiates appropriate nursing intervention. Visually checks all residents in restraints and/or seclusion. Checks orders, progress notes, and flow sheets. Administers or supervises administration of treatments. Demonstrates understanding of medical asepsis, practices principles of infection control and provides in:service to other health care personnel. Recognizes hazards to resident safety and takes appropriate action to remedy the situation. Remains on assigned wards. May be assigned to other units for coverage by the Senior Registered Nurse Supervisor in order to reduce controllable expenses. Is an active member of the Emergency Response Team and carries the code beeper as assigned.

15

Adequately documents resident care. Completes nursing progress notes as assigned. Records in progress notes all incidents, medication and treatment, and their effects. Completes administrative forms as required.

10

Responsible for administration of medication. Reviews residents response to medication and reports to the physician on a regular schedule. Assesses residents need for PRN medication. Administers prescribed medication and treatment. Administers all injectable medication as ordered. Properly documents medication given. Responsible for ordering, administering, and count of controlled substances. Provides in:service and reviews all aspects of medication with staff on an ongoing basis. Maintains cleanliness of cart/cassettes. Does not keep extra or outdated medication on the ward. Checks charts for new orders on a regular schedule. Transcribes physician orders. Orders and receives prepackaged unit dose medications from the Pharmacy.

10

Reduces length of stay by providing for rehabilitation of residents through health education and training. Determines education necessary for residents independence and assigns level of staff to teach the resident. Teaches resident self:assistance skills as needed. Determines methods to be used to enhance independence.


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