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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Registered Nurse - Alverno FT Nights Skilled Unit in Clinton, Iowa

Department:

TC246_47001 Certified

Expected Weekly Hours:

34.5

Shift:

12 Hour Night Shift

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

The Nurse Manager provides direct nursing care to the residents and supervises the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing shift staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our community to ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times.

General Responsibilities:

  • Direct the day-to-day functions of the nursing personnel assigned to you in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care community.

  • Cooperate with other resident services when coordinating nursing services to ensure that the resident's total regimen of care is maintained.

  • Participate in the development, maintenance, and implementation of the community's quality assurance program for the nursing service department.

  • Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as necessary.

  • Complete and file required record keeping forms/charts upon the resident's admission, transfer, and/or discharge.

  • Perform routine charting duties as required and in accordance with established charting and documentation policies and procedures.

  • Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician while observing the 5 rights of medication administration.

  • Review medication administration, treatment administration records for completeness of information, accuracy in the transcription of the physician's order, and adherence to stop order policies.

  • Make daily rounds of your neighborhood/unit/shift to ensure that all nursing service personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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