A. ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Position Title RN
Work Unit: ACT
Immediate Clinical Supervisor: Luz Cooper, RN supervisor
Immediate Administrative Supervisor: Wanda Brooks, LPC, MAC
Knowledge of nursing policies, procedures, protocols, treatments, and standards of care. Knowledge of operations of regulatory agencies. Documentation skills meeting legal and professional standards of care. Knowledge of HIPPA and confidentiality laws. Ability to assess, plan, and provide basic nursing skills. Knowledge of procedures including developing, implementing and revising plan of care. Ability to plan for unit needs. Ability to determine if patient has received appropriate care. Knowledge of federal and state guidelines governing programs. Knowledge of community programs. Skill to serve as a preceptor to peers. Ability to do case management.
(Physical) No lifting of more than 20 pounds.
C. EQUIPMENT THAT REQUIRES SAFE AND EFFECTIVE USE:
(Include emergency equipment, treatment equipment and high risk equipment)
D. BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN CATEGORY (check one)
_X___Employee routinely performs tasks that involve exposure to blood or other potentially infectious material as part of their assigned duties
_____Employee performs assigned tasks which does not involve exposure to blood or other potentially infectious matter, BUT employment may require performing unplanned category I tasks
_____ Employee performs assigned tasks which involve no exposure to blood or other potentially infectious material AND performance of category I tasks are not a condition of employment
E. MANDATORY TRAINING CATEGORY (Check One)
_X_ Direct Care
F. PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT
ASPIRE's goal is to continually improve the delivery of service by improvement of consumer outcomes and satisfaction. All employees have a role in performance improvement and are expected to interact collaboratively with co-workers, and other contacts to provide consistent, high-quality, consumer focused services.
G. ASSIGNED DUTIES
Plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for ACT under the supervision of RN. Assess client health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Oversees the provision and quality of nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled clients. Advises clients on health maintenance and disease prevention and provide case management. Administer ordered injection and work closely with psychiatrist.
70% Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate client care. Monitors all aspects of client care, including diet and physical activity. Observes nurses and visits clients to ensure that proper nursing care is provided. Prepare clients for labs, injections and other orders made by MD, and assists with examinations and treatments. Maintain productivity between 50 to 70%
20% maintains accurate, detailed reports and client records. Modifies client treatment plans as indicated by clients' responses and conditions. Monitors, records, and reports symptoms and changes clients' conditions.
5% Prepares visits, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and ensures that stock and supplies is maintained. Provides health care, first aid, immunization and assistance in convalescence and rehabilitation.
5% Participate in treatment teams, and maintain required visits with clients. Other duties as assigned.