Under the supervision of the nursing department's management, the RN assumes the responsibility for the nursing processes of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation needed to deliver safe, evidence based care within their scope of practice. The Temporary RN position will require the RN to commit to working three (3), twelve (12) hour shifts per week on one (1) specific nursing unit for thirteen (13) consecutive weeks. The Temporary RN schedule will include weekend and holiday rotations as determined by the nursing unit selected by the Temorary RN.
Duties: Collects and assesses initial and on-going data about the health status of the patient.Initiates and/or revises an individualized plan of care that includes immediate and long-term outcomes for the patient/family and reflects the plan of the entire health care team.Carries out interventions safely and in compliance with policy to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes.Evaluates patient response to intervention/therapy based upon expected outcomes.Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand; addresses patient's questions and concerns; verifies patient informed consent when indicated.Documents and communicates all required components of patient care.Collaborates and cooperates with other members of the health care team in meeting the preventive, emergency, and restorative health needs of a patient in a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment.Collaborates with the health care team to provide pre and post-operative care. HIPPA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria: Primary - required (routine) to do the job;Secondary - required for the job, but mostly be exception; andNone - no approved access Description of InformationLevel Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, ReligionPrimary Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment RatesNone Clinical Information (information that describes a patient's health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and PhysicalPrimary Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD Codes, Rev Codes, CPT CodesNone These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Infection Control: Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Trainings could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment. Patient Interaction: Frequent
Education/Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; knowledge of general nursing theory and practice required; knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases. Certificates and Licenses: Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing; BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment. As of June 1, 2016: ACLS certification required; Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) required; Fetal Heart Monitoring (FHM) required.