Bed Operator Job Description Sample
Bed Control Specialist- Centralized Nursing Resources-Pt-Evenings
At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities.
We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
Coordination, prioritization and efficient use of all beds within the hospital for surgical cases, cardiac cath lab cases, vascular institute cases, special procedures, direct admissions from MD office or home, ER admissions, unit to unit transfers and transfers in from other facilities. The applicant must have excellent computer, telephone and customer services skills. The applicant must be able to keep accurate data to reflect patient location, bed usage, bed availability and pt. flow timing.
Required Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred
Required Minimum Certification: N/A
Required Minimum Experience: 1 year of healthcare work experience preferred
Required Minimum Skills:
Computer, telephone, multitasking, customer service
Director Of Bed Management/Throughput
Osceola Regional Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited 404-bed hospital that builds on a proud tradition of healthcare excellence in Osceola County, Florida. Osceola Regional is conveniently and centrally located in Heart of Kissimmee only minutes from Orlando, St. Cloud, Celebration and Poinciana. We are committed to continually enhancing the standard of healthcare by providing services to include: Emergency Care, Trauma Care, Pediatric ER, Heart & Vascular Institute, Advanced Primary Stroke Center, The Baby Suites maternity care, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level II, Women's Services, Behavioral Health, Orthopedics & Spine and a Graduate Medical Education Program. We also expand our care to the community with our freestanding Emergency Department at Hunter's Creek ER.
DIRECTOR OF Bed Management/Throughput
POSITION SUMMARY: Provides leadership and directs functions of assigned patient care area on a 24 hour basis; ensures effective delivery of clinical patient care and compliance with administrative and clinical policies and procedures.
Provides leadership and demonstrates responsibility and accountability for the delivery of safe, quality, patient care for assigned departments on a 24 hour basis. Ensures department's standard of nursing practice, nursing policies and procedures meet legal, and all accrediting and regulatory agency requirements."
Directs the continuity of care through demonstrated use of interdisciplinary team approach to patient care.
Develops and implements effective, ongoing programs to measure, monitor, assesses and to improve quality of nursing care delivered to patients. Works toward hospital-wide improvement in meeting core measure, patient safety, and service excellence goals in assigned units.
Ensures the effective coordination of the patient's care with other services and departments throughout the hospital.
Ensures provision of quality care and services by maintaining appropriate equipment and supplies.
Participates in rounding and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience.
Fosters a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
- Nursing Diploma
- 4 year Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Required
- Florida RN licensure required
- BLS required
- ACLS required
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
- 3-5 years progressive management experience required
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Bed Board Coordinator (Part Time) - Navigant- Los Angeles, CA
Navigant Cymetrix unites the strengths of four category-leading companies to address the complexities of today's healthcare system. We design, develop and implement integrated, patient-centered solutions for sustained improvements in performance and profitability, working collaboratively across a spectrum of customers that encompasses hospitals, health systems, physician practice groups and payers.
The Bed Board Coordinator will regulate bed availability throughout the hospital. Bed Board Coordinators function as key associates overseeing bed availability hospital-wide. Admissions, transfers and discharges will be monitored in real time to facilitate effectual throughput and patient flow. The positon requires working weekends and varied shifts.
Monitors admit status of patients from the ED to the inpatient/Observation setting.
Communicates with ER staff, ED care managers, house supervisors, environmental services, and inpatient charge nurses regarding patient status and bed availability.
Initiate clear, concise, and ongoing communication regarding bed availability and patient flow.
Reviews medical admit orders for accuracy and completion, as well as to oversee bed availability for admits, transfers, and discharges.
Conducts walking rounds with inpatient charge nurses to establish bed status of availability or non-availability.
Has knowledge on insurance verification to determine accurate insurances on all admissions, i.e. HMO, PPO, Medicare Days, authorizations etc.
Maintains positive, effective, collaborative interactions with physicians, department directors, and staff members to communicate the needs of patients and the facility.
Operates the hospitals electronic bed board with detail and efficiency.
Possesses basic registration sills.
Exemplifies analytical thought processes, prioritizing critical admits and in-house transfers as medically indicated.
Completes a daily hospital census reconciliation.
Notifies house supervisor, CM, ED, environmental services, and inpatient staff regarding bed delays.
Anticipates potential barriers to admittance, unit transfers, and discharges, intervening appropriately to offset any adverse impact.
Maintains a calm, professional, rational demeanor during all times of interaction.
Performs well and maintain bed stability in situations involving conflict or crisis.
Adheres to organizational and departmental policy maintaining confidentiality and patient rights.
Participates in performance improvement and knowledge advancement opportunities.
Performs other duties as assigned by manager and/or director of care management.
STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE (Note: these standards are expected of every employee.)
A. Sense of Ownership
Demonstrate personal commitment to quality job performance, a sense of responsibility for high achievement, professional appearance, awareness of current events throughout the hospital, and positive promotion.
B. Positive Attitude
Maintains a sense of understanding and compassion at all times while conveying energy and pride in all forms of communication: verbal, written, and non-verbal.
Accommodates the needs of others through the use of timely actions, clarification, apologies, considerations, and the offering of additional information.
Openly interacts with patients and visitors through greetings and introductions, courteous gestures, engaging listening and feedback in dialog, providing helpful information, and addressing conflict in an appropriate manner.
E. Commitment to Co-workers
Cooperatively seeks to support and contribute to the work of others by offering assistance, acknowledging accomplishments, applying fair and respectful treatment, and addressing conflict in an appropriate manner.
Upholds the information and dignity of the patient in the highest regard through private and appropriate conversations and security procedures such as filing charts, logging out of computer screens, closing doors/curtains, and covering patients.
G. Safety Awareness
Keeps work area and surrounding environment clean and safe, reports practices and situations that may cause harm. Follows patient safety, including but not limited to, hand washing and patient identification.
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Minimum 1 year of experience in an acute care setting or related health care setting.
Experience in patient admittance, bed board, or secretarial work.
A team player that can follow a system and protocol to achieve a common goal.
Highly organized and well developed oral and written communication skills.
Confidence to communicate and outreach to other community health care organizations and personnel.
Demonstrates sound judgment, decision making and problem-solving skills.
Current Basic Life Support (BCLS) for Health Care Providers from the American Heart Association.
Proficient computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel.
Knowledge of healthcare delivery systems.
Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently
Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work
Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data
Generally works in an office environment
Navigant Cymetrix is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Navigant will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant's professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant's practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.
RN Med/Surg/Swing Bed Unit Reed City
Delivers nursing care responsibly and accountably as described professionally by the American Nurses Association (ANA) and legally by the State of Michigan. Demonstrates competency through the critical thinking model known as the nursing process.
This includes assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Upholds the standards of professional performance as described by the ANA. This includes ethical practice, culturally congruent practice, communication, collaboration, leadership, education, evidence-based practice and research, quality of practice, professional practice evaluation, resource utilization and environmental health.
Strives to achieve optimal outcomes. There are two positions available.
- Associate's Degree or equivalent in Nursing Bachelor's Degree in of Science in Nursing must be obtained within 4 years for those who start in this RN role on or after January 1, 2018 Bachelor's Degree in of Science in Nursing must be obtained within 7 years for those who start in this RN role between February 22, 2016 and December 31, 2017
- Successful completion of a competency-based orientation program
Registered Nurse (RN) Upon Hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) 90 Days
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 180 Days
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 1 Year
National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certification (NIH) 1 Year
Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.
Bhlex Registered Nurse-4H, 23 Bed Cardiac/Tele Unit, Full-Time,Nights
Baptist Health strives to cultivate a close-knit, positive and professional environment that encourages our employees to want to come to work every day.
When you choose Baptist, you have an opportunity to play a role in providing compassionate, quality care that makes a difference in the lives of our patients and promotes joy throughout our communities.
4 H is a 23 bed telemetry unit. This unit specializes in post-op CABG patients, post-op cardiac surgery, CHF and moderate risk chest pain patients. The population has multiple co-morbities and complex care. The patient population is transferred from ICU, ED and PACU.
The Registered Nurse implements professional nursing practice centered on the patient as a whole person and the creation of a caring environment focused on healing and wellness. S/he honors patients' mind, body and spirit by respecting human dignity and the uniqueness of each individual.
Nursing practices are based on evidence and current research as well as hospital and department policies and procedures, regulatory standards and professional guidelines. Clinical decision-making incorporates all four phases of the nursing process, critical thinking and creativity. Nursing excellence is promoted through helping relationships among nursing staff and across other disciplines.
The Registered Nurse is an exemplar for compassion, acceptance, respect and empathy honoring nursing as a distinct discipline and supporting an environment focused on healing and wellness. As a clinical nurse, this individual spends majority of his/her time (> 50%) coordinating, ensuring and providing direct patient care activities on the unit through: provision of nursing rounds, assessments and treatments; facilitating admission, transfer and discharge activities; provision of patient and family-centered education; care coordination and individualized treatment planning as applicable, etc.
Current RN licensure or work permit in Kentucky
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university. In lieu of a Bachelor's Degree, an Associate's Degree in Nursing will be acceptable for initial hire with the understanding that the individual must be enrolled within 12 months in a Bachelors Degree program and must have achieved the degree within 5 years. This supports the organizational goal of 80% of all nurses obtaining a bachelor's degree or higher by 2020.
Basic Life Support
ACLS/PALS/NRP and successful completion of dysrhythmia class as required by department of assignment
If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!
Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Bed Control Coordinator
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Bed Control Coordinator (Per Diem, Variable) to work in Nursing Support Services at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.
The Bed Control Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the bed management function for admissions, transfers and discharges at Stevens Hospital. This is a clerical position working collaboratively and closely with the Nursing Supervisor. Discretion and decision making is required within the scope of the position's responsibilities.
In this position you will:
Receive request for patient admission to hospital, patient internal transfers and notification of discharge through telephone, fax or electronic media. Communicates back to requesting facility with bed assignments and admission approval.
Assures accuracy in assigning and tracking the correct patient, physician and service type on each admission.
Obtains accurate demographic and insurance information. Adheres to all managed care procedures, as applicable, to ensure prior authorization of services is secured.
Coordinates and collaborates with Nursing Supervisor on all patient admits, transfers and discharges.
Communicates on an ongoing basis with housekeeping and/or housekeeping supervisors to ensure bed turnover is accomplished timely in order to maintain a limited wait time for a clean room. Collaborates routinely with the Patient Access and Case Management Departments.
Obtains Surgery schedule information and assigns appropriate beds in collaboration with the Clinical Supervisor.
Maintains open communication by responding to needed requests and providing pertinent information to nursing units, physicians, ancillary departments, and other areas of the hospital in order to assist in execution of department processes, ensure accurate coordination of services and patient placement.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Working knowledge of medical terminology, insurance plans, computer applications and organizational policies and procedures related to the admission process.
Excellent communication and customer service skills.
Ability to work as a team player, detail oriented.
Ability to set priorities in dealing with multiple demands and interruptions.
Ability to obtain necessary demographic and insurance information from providers, physician offices and clinics.
Knowledge of managed care procedures.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Prior hospital or medical experience in admitting and/ or patient registration.
About the Edmonds Campus:
Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.
The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:
217 licensed beds
450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff
1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel
Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services
Bed Bug Heat Treatment Specialist
TruGreen is committed to providing personalized attention for our associates. We focus on developing our people by building proud, dynamic teams while helping associates reach their personal and professional goals. We continuously strive to make TruGreen an employer of choice and "a great place to work!"
Provides service to residential and commercial clients by applying heat treatment to affected areas and spaces. Completes detailed reports of treatment areas, conditions, and progress.
Applies heat treatment (130 degree and above) to residential and commercial spaces according to schedule, instructions, safety procedures, and as needed based on service requests
Works in partnership with another Bed Bug Heat Specialists to treat affected spaces
Sets up, adjusts, and breaks down heating equipment prior to and after treatments
Assesses treatment area and progress throughout process
Documents treatment conditions, issues and resolutions for client: includes detailing temperatures, issues, cold spaces and movement of objects/furniture within treatment area
Drives company vehicle to customers' houses or places of business
Calls customers to confirm scheduled services.
Maintains vehicle and equipment in clean and proper operating condition.
Assists in maintaining cleanliness of facility.
Cross train on other areas of pest control as needed and assigned by the manager, when not performing heat treatments.
Education and Experience Requirements
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
License and/or certification as required by federal, state or local government
Requires extensive local travel and some overnight travel. Valid, permanent driver's license from state of residence and a clean driving record per company standards are required. Must be 19 years of age by date of hire.
DOT certification helpful, but not required. Able to obtain within 30 days of hire.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to be exposed to extreme heat conditions at or above 130 degrees for short periods of time (3-5 minutes)
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Attention to detail
Verbal and written communication skills
Time management and organizational skills, including punctuality for on-time attendance
Physical Demands & Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regularly required to:
Sit, stand and walk
Use hands and arms to handle, feel or reach
Speak and hear
Use close vision abilities
Occasionally required to:
Lift or move up to 25 lbs
Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Low to moderate
TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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TruGreen performs pre-employment testing.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
By providing my cell phone number, I agree that TruGreen may call or text/SMS message me on that number using an automated telephone dialing system or prerecorded or artificial voice to discuss possible employment opportunities, my account, including current and possible future services, customer service and billing. I understand that providing my cell phone number is not required to inquire about or apply for employment or purchase services, and that I may revoke this permission at any time.
Bed Management Associate
St. Joseph's Healthcare Systemis recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization's outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation's "100 Best Places to Work in Health Care".
Responsible for coordinating and prioritizing patient flow activity for all points of entry requiring a bed, ER , Cath Lab, OR, PACU, Direct Admissions, SDCC, and Transfer Center. Registers patients when Patient Access is closed and registers all transfers. Collaborates with the Transfer Center RN's, Unit Managers and off shift Supervisors to improve patient throughput while working in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Utilizes the electronic Bed Board to prioritize, assign, change, and upgrade bed status, assists all requestors on the use of the Bed Board when necessary . Assures that appropriate orders are received on requests for unique bed placement and communicates with the appropriate personnel when discrepancies occur. Must be able to make independent decisions based on Infection Control guidelines and hospital policy.
Directs questions or concerns to the appropriate level. Responsible for accurate registrations of all transfers. Responsible for registration of all patient types when Patient Access is closed, records all registrations on shared drive.
Scans all appropriate documentation into the DI system before the end of each shift. Notifies the appropriate level of all discrepancies. Provides timely feedback to all customers regarding patient placement concerns, identifies and tracks problem areas regarding patient placement, reports to the appropriate level.
Works as a team to solve placement issues. Assures that appropriate orders for Direct Admission are received via fax prior to bed assignments. Audits for Date, Time, Dx, Signature and disposition, works with MD and office staff to assure that all criteria are met.
Collaborates with the Transport Department on patient discharge and intra hospital transfer need, as an effort to improve patient throughput. Changes Bed Status via the Bed Management System to communicate STAT and CLEAN NEXT to EVS staff. Verbally communicates with EVS Management Team on specific areas in need.
Periodically may be required to make rounds on specific units to assess bed status. Participates in policy development, education and training of new staff. Assists in the education of all staff who utilize the Bed Management System including Unit Clerks, Nursing staff, EVS, and managers.
Notifies Tech Support when issues present represent application issues and XT Administrators are not on site. Responsible for working as a team member for all activities including scheduling, assists in in obtaining coverage when necessary Communicates and reports to incoming shift. Refers problems in daily practice to appropriate level.
Collects data as assigned and submits to appropriate level. Utilizes shared drive to document information in the appropriate format. Enters data into the Transfer Center application on Direct Admissions.
Screens elective admissions (Chemo) for authorizations, reports discrepancies to appropriate personnel. Attends continuing education classes as directed and follows the policies, and procedures of the hospital and Bed Management Department. Meets all required competencies for department, unit and/or hospital.
Responsible for performing all other duties as assigned. Special Projects
Work requires a High School diploma or equivalent, and one year to two years of previous work related experience required. Work requires the ability to read and understand written instruction.
Registered Nurse (Rn) Bed Management Coordinator
Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant Experts
Welcome to the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute (CBCI) , a part of the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center.
Our specially trained hematologists are committed to advancing science and care for patients with blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Having performed more than 3,000 transplants, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute is the largest and most experienced full-service blood and marrow (stem cell) transplant program in Colorado and among the top programs in the country. CBCI is accredited by the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapies (FACT), the global standard for top quality patient care in cellular therapies. We work closely with our physician colleagues from New Mexico to Montana to provide patients with nationally recognized care and access to the most innovative clinical trials.
Registered Nurse (RN) Bed Management Coordinator
Responsible for the planning, coordination and admission of all patients requiring autologous or allogeneic blood or marrow transplants.
Establish and maintain collaborative practice and working relationships with all healthcare team members and serve as a liaison for patients, families, physicians, and nurses throughout the transplant process. Works closely with the Financial Coordinator and Social Worker to anticipate any financial difficulties for the patients while undergoing the transplant process. Works collaboratively with the Donor Coordinator during the search for a related or unrelated donor.
Responsible for thoroughly educating patients prior to transplant and communicating with them frequently regarding the transplant timeline. Advocates for the transplant patient's safety during the work-up to transplant. When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community.
We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual
We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness
We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives.
We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity
Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse; BLS – Healthcare provider. OCN, BMT-CN or CHTC certification required within 18 months.
B. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
C. Experience: Minimum of three years experience as a RN in a bone marrow/stem cell transplant program or equivalent hematology/oncology nursing experience. Other specialty coordination experience will be considered.
D. Special Qualifications:
Able to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members. Advanced understanding of hematology/oncology terminology. Able to coordinate a safe and timely transplant process and work effectively with the transplant physician to ensure good communication.
Able to function as a part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure quality patient care. Strong critical thinking skills. Independently seeks self-education where needed to understand disease processes and the role of transplant. Consistent and detailed documentation and cross-checks required.
III. Degree of supervision required:
Involves general guidance and direction by the BMT Clinic Manager, Clinical Nurse Coordinator and Charge Nurse. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
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no responsibility to treat or care for patients
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old adult ≥ 60 years x
responsibility to serve patients in areas other than patient care
no responsibility to treat or care for patients
iv. ages of patients served: this position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families. personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category. the employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards. (the skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.)>
Swing Bed Coordinator - Tamc Med/Surg/Tele
GENERAL DESCRIPTION/MISSION STATEMENT: The SWING Bed Coordinator is a professional nurse registered in the State of Maine who conducts and coordinates the development and completion of the Patient Assessment for SWING patients in accordance with the requirements of this state and the policies and goals of this facility.
Must demonstrate initiative, knowledge and clinical skills in caring for patients with varying needs. Must demonstrate a genuine interest in geriatric nursing with preparation and training in such areas as geriatric, rehabilitative, geropsychiatric nursing. Demonstrates preparation, training and interest in management and principles of supervision. Demonstrates emotional stability and maturity with the ability to maintain a good working relationship with all levels of personnel.
1.Collaborates with charge nurse to assure assessment of the needs, problems and/or concerns of the residents.
2.Evaluates the outcome of nursing care rendered.
3.Facilitates communication between staff, patient and family.
4.Maintains patient and staff confidentiality.
5.Oversees needs related to MDS assessments in electronic system.
6.Participate in department quality improvement activities.
7.Comply with mandated hospital and department education programs.
8.Accept responsibility for professional growth and development.
9.Support Risk Management and Infection Control programs.
10. Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and objectives of the TAMC organization.
1.Lead PUP team for all inpatients and work in conjunction with the wound nurses to prevent and treat skin breakdown.
2.Lead mobility protocol initiative for all inpatient units.
3.Carry out initiatives of the FALL Prevention Team by coordinating and educating staff and patients.
4.Performs other work related duties as assigned.
1.Current Maine Registered Nurse License or license eligible.
Traditionally Monday-Friday 0700 – 3:30, maybe be contacted on of hours to answer questions which arise for SWING.
EDUCATION, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
1.Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
2.Successful completion of orientation program for specific area assigned.
3.Successful completion of TAMC certification programs as required by
4.Certificate in CPR.
5.Good Interpersonal skills.
6.Keeps current with all changes in the CMS Raven Program and current
literature related to MDS process.
7.Maintains knowledge related to State and Federal Guidelines in regards to
the assessment process.
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