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Registered Nurse (RN) – PRN - Nexus Neurorecovery Center - Conroe, TX

Description

Under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager, the Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct nursing care in accordance with the laws governing nursing practice.

Job Specific Responsibilities:
• Ensures that scope of duties and services provided are consistent and within the guidelines of the state nursing practice act
• Demonstrates knowledge of individual patients’/residents’ histories, current progress, and treatment goals
• Demonstrates ability to make appropriate nursing decisions when assessing patients/residents
• Complies with established medication policies and procedures
• Effectively operates and troubleshoots commonly utilized equipment
• Completes all required documentation in a timely manner
• Receives telephone orders from mid-level practitioner/M.D. and fulfills orders per established policies and procedures
• Reassesses patients per established policies and procedures to identify progress and trends that require intervention or reporting to the mid-level practitioner
• Demonstrates knowledge of and possesses ability to perform basic drug calculations
• Participates in rounds when appropriate
• Accepts patient assignments as directed by Charge Nurse or Director of Patient Services
• Coordinates care with ancillary clinical departments to provide optimal patient care
• Coordinates and oversees care delivered by LSA’s
• Ensures patient weights are performed and documented for patients as ordered
• Enhances professional growth by attending seminars or further educational opportunities
• Actively seeks out opportunities for professional advancement
• Actively participates in orientation of new employees
• Possesses ability to recognize changes in patient status and ensures implementation of appropriate interventions
• Verbalizes the Registered Nurse role in patient emergency situations and cardiopulmonary arrest
• Performs other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:
EDUCATION:
• Licensed Registered Nurse in the State in which performing duties
EXPERIENCE:
• Preferred minimum of at least two (2) years in a Rehab Setting.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
• Maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State in which performing duties
• Certified Rehab Nurse preferred.
• Certified in BLS/CPR
• Attend aggressive behavioral management training as required by the facility within thirty (30) days of employment
• Maintain current certification in good standing during employment with this facility, or, obtain within thirty (30) days of hire

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