Registered Nurse

Job ID: 17047

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: Philadelphia, PA

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Temp

Location:

Gross Pay: $65.00

REGISTERED NURE – INTERMEDIATE CARE (IMC)

 

SITE OF SERVICE:

·       VA Medical Center – 3900 Woodland Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104

·       Full Time

 

POSITION QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:

·       Education: Associates Degree in Nursing or Bachelors Degree in Nursing.

·       Accreditation: Graduate from a college or university accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

·       Licensure: Possess a current and unrestricted license to practice Registered Nurse in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

·       Cardiac Certifications: Must have the following hands-on certification through the American Heart Association

o  Basic Life Support (BLS)

·       Experience: One year of experience in a hospital or medical center setting. Experienced in areas such as medical-surgical, critical care, or specialized nursing.

·       U.S. Citizenship: Shall be a U.S. citizen.

·       English Language Requirement: Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.

·       Physical Capability: Shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract.

 

DUTIES:

·       Conduct thorough assessments of patients in the Intermediate Care (IMC) unit, reviewing their medical history, vital signs, and current conditions.

·       Follow prescribed medical plans, administering medications and treatments as necessary. Ensure accurate documentation of all interventions.

·       Work closely with physicians, specialists, and other healthcare professionals to coordinate and adjust patient care plans based on ongoing assessments and medical updates.

·       Regularly assess and reassess patients' responses to treatments, interventions, and medications. Implement changes in care plans as needed to address evolving health needs.

·       Engage in patient education, explaining medical conditions, treatments, and self-care practices. Foster an environment that encourages patients to actively participate in their healthcare.

·       Maintain accurate and timely electronic health records, documenting all aspects of patient care, including assessments, interventions, and outcomes.

·       Participate in meetings with interdisciplinary teams to discuss patient cases, share insights, and contribute to the development of comprehensive care plans.

·       Ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the MTF. 

·       Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions.

·       Direct and supervise care provide by other healthcare professionals.

·       Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.

·       Make referral appointments and arrange specialty care as appropriate.

·       Conduct research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes.

 

HOURS:

·       Monday through Friday (day, evening and night shifts available)

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS

Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Teamwork skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

 

LUKE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

 

Links:

To learn more about LUKE, please visit our website at:

https://lukestaffing.com/

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