POSITION DESCRIPTION & EVALUATION
REGISTERED NURSE/REGISTERED NURSE SUPERVISOR
Responsibilities: Perform assigned patient care and related duties in accordance with the policies of the assigned organization and the New York State Standards of Nursing Practice. Reports to the Administrator/designee for compliance with The Heritage Rehabilitation & Health Care Center policies. Is directly accountable to assigned facility supervisor and medical staff for onsite performance of assigned responsibilities.
Key tasks: Assessment, care plan implementation, therapeutic interventions, medication administration, clinical documentation, patient education and discharge planning.
Qualifications: Current license/registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of NY. Proof of citizenship or eligibility to work in US.
Experience: Minimum 1 year full time experience in a hospital (acute care) or Skilled Nursing Facility (long term care) preferred or required by assigned facility.
Requirements: Evidence of current malpractice insurance in the amount of $1/3 million.
Successful completion of The Heritage Rehabilitation & Health Care Center pharmacology and clinical skills testing programs.
Current BCLS certification. ACLS required for ICU, ER, NALS for NICU, PALS for Pediatric ICU.
Documentation of required annual attendance at Fire Safety and Infection Control education programs or completion of The Heritage Rehabilitation & Health Care Center annual self study/testing program.
Physical requirements: Submission of physician statement attesting to satisfactory health. 2 step PPD, chest X-ray if indicated by PPD results, immunization history, Hepatitis B vaccination or declination statement. Annual physician statement of satisfactory health including PPD.
Must be able to meet physical requirements of assigned organization for RN in assigned areas.
Required attributes: Reliable and Dependable compliance with assigned schedule. Professional accountability for maintaining current credentials on file at The Heritage Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.
Submission of accurate, complete and updated skills assessment and learning needs to The Heritage Rehabilitation & Health Care Center Office.
Timely completion of annual education and health screening requirements.