Trinity Health Registed Nurse - Mt. St. Vincent in Holyoke, Massachusetts

The Registered Nurse is an active participant in care and leads the interdisciplinary care team to assure that individual resident’s needs are met and choices honored. The Registered Nurse directs and supervises the care provided by all other nursing department employees assigned to his/her unit.

Performs all duties in a manner that assures the highest possible quality care and quality of life are achieved for all residents. Makes independent clinical decisions regarding residents’ needs for medical or nursing care and communicates any changes in resident care plans to appropriate personnel.

Implements physician orders (e.g., medications, therapies and treatments), and nursing interventions by following facility policies and procedures. Works within the scope of practice dictated by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.

Active participant in resident care planning. Collects data and completes assessments as needed. Promotes and supports the philosophy, goals and objectives of the nursing department.

Follows all safety, security, infection control and hazardous materials policies and procedures. Ensures resident safety and the protection of co-workers and facility property. Conducts daily rounds on assigned unit to assure that safe and effective care is being provided by all nursing staff.

Assesses residents’ conditions on an on-going basis. Accurately and promptly reports significant changes to supervisor, physician and responsible party while keeping accurate and timely documentation reflecting resident care and condition.

Promotes and participates in educational programs, including outside educational programs. Completes all required competencies, attends all mandatory educational programs and regularly attends staff meetings. Maintains required license and certifications.

Promotes a productive atmosphere, facilitates teamwork and treats fellow employees, residents and families with respect, courtesy and consideration. Inspires high performance in others through both word and actions.

*REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:*

Current licensure as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is required. Education and advanced practice licensure will be considered in establishing pay.

Recent clinical experience in either long-term care, acute care or home care is desired.

Excellent assessment and team work skills are required. Understanding of MDS and Care Planning is preferred in skilled nursing facilities.

Must be able to safely perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Current CPR certification is required.

*WORKING CONDITIONS:*

Requires prolonged standing, walking, or other constant physical movements on a regular basis; or frequent lifting of moderately heavy items up to 40 pounds.

Requires exposure to blood and various body fluids, which requires caution and use of established safety guidelines and equipment.

Work requires some irregularity in scheduled hours because of overtime requirements, including weekend rotation, or occasional stress due to periodic cyclical workload pressures.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

1.Reports to Nurse Manager, Nursing Supervisor or Director of Nursing.

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Job Number: 00115002

Location: Holyoke, MA

Organization Name: Trinity Health Senior Communities

Facility: THSC - Mt St Vincent

Employment Type: Part time

Hours: 0