Admission RN- $5,000 Sign on Bonus

Posting Date April 2, 2021
Job Title Admission RN- $5,000 Sign on Bonus
Specialty RN
Hours FT
Overview JOB SUMMARY: Delivers care to patients and families with needs ranging from basic to complex utilizing the nursing process. Creates a therapeutic and caring environment for patient and families. Practices in a manner consistent with the Franklin VNA & Hospice Practice model; the ANA’s Social Policy Statement, Scope and Standards of Practice, and the Nursing Code of Ethics; and relevant specialty standards of practice. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Interview the client and or family to obtain a comprehensive history and to obtain data about client/patient's developmental status and behavior. Examine the client to obtain objective physical data. Review available clinical data from referral and lab results, etc. as part of database. Complete a physical and psychosocial assessment based on interview, examination and review of available clinical data to complete Oasis or Initial visit. Document data and assessment on appropriate form according to guidelines. Assess client’s need for Palliative Care and refers appropriately. Reassess client status at established time frames and as indicated by the client status. Reports status and changes in status as appropriate. Assess potential for development of crisis situations based on combination of subjective and objective cues. Develop an individualized approach to deliver nursing care to the individual client and family. Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to develop an integrated plan of care. Initiate discharge planning as an integral part of the plan of care at the time of admission. Assess need for referrals to other disciplines and outside resources. Acknowledge, transcribe, coordinate and implement the medical diagnostic and therapeutic orders. Promote client dignity during provision of care. Provide calm, supportive and therapeutic environment for clients and their families. Assess the client response to and understanding of care provided. Completes 2-3 admissions per day. Will supplement with revisits when there are not 2-3 admissions to complete. Act as a resource to nursing students in provision of client care. Review and update the plan of care in collaboration with the client/patient/family and other Interdisciplinary team members. Support RN case managers. Provide education to staff and facilities regarding client care. Perform other duties assigned.
Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or equivalent education. Current Certification/Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Hampshire is required. Minimum of 1 year of homecare experience. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to deliver client care in a manner that is appropriate to patient’s age, physical ability and intellectual development. Must demonstrate proficiency in assessing treatment and responses and adapting care to meet the needs of the client population served. Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word. Primary functions include activities in which incumbent must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to patients, physicians, families and other employees accurately, loudly or quickly Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discriminations in sound. Ability to plan and perform diversified duties requiring knowledge of nursing of the patient including age related changes, and the use of a wide range of procedures. Involves the exercise of judgment in the analysis of facts and conditions regarding individual’s problems, concerns or cultural factors to determine the plan of care and what actions should be taken, within the limits of standard practice. Ability to perform job alone following standard practices and any of several procedures but refer questionable cases when they arise out of standard practice. Ability to demonstrate courtesy, compassion and respect in relating to patients, families, visitors, physicians and co-workers. Ability to work as a team and maintain positive working relationships with employees and healthcare professionals. Ability to document patient care accurately according to nursing standards and plan of care. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and other industry specific programs. Must demonstrate ethical conduct and build trust with patients and family members. Ability to follow safety guidelines as instructed by the agency. Ability to wear protective clothing such as mask, glove, head cover, lead apron, safety glasses, safety shoes, etc. Ability to travel required. Travel throughout central New Hampshire is required. Current drivers’ license is required. Proof of automobile insurance is required. Ability to pass a motor vehicle background screening is required.
Agency / Location Franklin VNA & Hospice
75 Chestnut Street
Franklin, NH 03235
Contact Information Cherrie Murray
Visiting Nurse Association of Franklin
Franklin, New Hampshire 03235
Phone: 603-934-3454
Fax: 603-934-2222
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