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Registered Nurse (RN), Per Diem

Company: PSC Lancaster
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

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Are you an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) looking to pick up per diem work ? We are looking to add to our pool of nurses! As an RN with us, your role is critical as you will assist in ensuring the general health and well-being of our pediatric residents by providing direct nursing (RN) care.

 

The hourly requirements are a minimum of two (2) shifts per month to include at least one (1) weekend shift and a minimum of two of the six designated holidays at facility discretion. This position is primarily to pick up dayshift, weekend hours.

 

Responsibilities:

Day-to-Day tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Screen and provide an in-depth evaluation of the needs of ventilator & respiratory clients
  • Consult with the attending physician regarding treatment protocol and make written recommendations for interdisciplinary care planning and treatment
  • Inform residents or qualified representative about care and treatment plan and possible outcomes of treatment, or lack of treatment if resident refuses participation in a respiratory rehabilitation program
  • Identify problems and develop a complete plan of care according to facility/unit policy and federal/state regulations
  • Initiate ventilator weaning protocol and/or respiratory rehabilitation in accordance with the physician’s orders; maintain required contact with physician
  • Maintain written records, evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries of residents receiving respiratory treatment and monitoring according to state, federal, and facility policies
  • Attend, as necessary, and provide input at the Resident Care Planning (RCP) meetings for interdisciplinary team and the Resident/Family Care Plan Review Meeting; complete required documentation after the meetings
  • Record resident’s plan of care in the Interdisciplinary Care Plan as required or as needed
  • Contribute to the completion of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) within the established time frame and incorporate the results in the plan of care when appropriate
  • Confer with personnel of other departments and provide required training to meet special needs of residents
Qualifications:
  • Valid PA State license/registration to practice as Registered Licensed Nurse (RN)
  • Minimum of two (2) years (RN) nursing experience
  • Associates of Nursing required; Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred
  • Pediatric experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to supervise and work well with other personnel required
  • Qualities of maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with others required
  • Caring, respectful attitude towards residents required
EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: PSC Lancaster, Lancaster , Registered Nurse (RN), Per Diem, Other , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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