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RN - Day Clinic

Company: InnovAge
Location: Aurora
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Job Description:



The Registered Nurse provides skilled nursing care in accordance with InnovAge policies and all applicable regulations to participants and performs related administrative tasks for InnovAge.Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities
Functional Category: Participant Nursing

Estimated Percent of time Spent - 100%

-- Triages participant and staff phone calls to s to determine priority of care and routes accordingly.

-- Schedules outside appointments for participants when necessary.

-- Assists in the examination, testing and treatment of participants.

-- Completes certification/recertification orders and discharge summaries

-- Implements orders written by primary care physician(s).

-- Instructs participants and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.

-- Schedules specialist and other appointments for participants and assists in hospital admissions.

-- Performs general nursing care on participants including administering prescribed medications and treatments.

-- Documents all necessary information and maintains participant medical record(s) and fulfills agency charting and reporting requirements.

-- Administers medications, provides training in self-administration of all non-scheduled medications and monitors medication compliance.

-- Provides health counseling to participants and their families on an individual or group basis.

-- Assists in the examination, assessment, evaluation testing and treatment of participants.

-- Observes, records, and reports participant's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians

-- Provide clinical teaching and clinical supervision of CNA Day Center staff.

-- Perform rounds at the ADHC for the purpose of triaging and administering to the concerns of participants and Day Center staff. Documents, charts and communicates results from rounds thoroughly.

-- Oversee appointment bookings and ensures preferences are given to participants in emergency situations.

-- Develops, implements, and maintains a current nursing care plan in cooperation with the Clinic Nurse Manager.

-- Supervises L.P.N.'s and clinic assistants in addition to evaluating the overall effectiveness of the clinic in the absence of the Clinical Nurse Manager.

-- Ensure that exam rooms and/or triage area is stocked for necessary supplies and materials and that a list of medical supplies is maintained by appropriate staff.

-- Effectively communicates in interdisciplinary team meetings, family meetings, and clinic meetings.

-- Participates within the interdisciplinary team in the formulation of Plans of Care for InnovAge PACE program participants, as well as in other interdisciplinary team settings that plan, coordinate and monitor the care of InnovAge PACE program participants.

-- Additional work functions and duties may be assigned





Job Qualifications

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

REQUIRED

Education

-- Associate's degree in nursing

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation

Work Experience and Qualifications

-- A minimum of one year working with the frail or elderly is required.

PREFERRED

Education

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation

-- Certification as a Gerontological Nurse

Work Experience and Qualifications

-- Three years of health care experience with emphasis in geriatrics

Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required
Computer Skills


  • Must be computer proficient and possess experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be able to quickly learn specific software and new applications.

    Mathematical/Financial Skills

    • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Able to analyze data and statistics and draw reasonable conclusions and compile accurate reports.

      Language Skills

      • Ability to read, analyze and interpret regulations and other documents.
      • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and tactfully present information to, and communicate with, co-workers, employees, and others.
      • Possess exceptional English written and verbal communication skills, including accurate grammar and business correspondence knowledge.
      • Ability to read and write memos, reports, and correspondence that conform to prescribed style and format.

        Reasoning Ability

        -- Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

        Other Skills and Abilities:

        • Able to establish and maintain cooperative and positive working relationships.
        • Organized, detail-oriented, diplomatic, proactive, self-motivated, dependable, and driven by excellence.
        • Even-tempered and able to balance multiple tasks in accordance with changing deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
        • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.


          InnovAge Service Standards Requirements
          Safety

          -- Safety- Maintains a safe work place. Reports all unsafe work conditions to supervisor and/or Safety & Loss Control Manager and works in conjunction with supervisor, Safety & Loss Control Manager, and staff to correct unsafe work conditions. Follows and enforces all safety policies.

          Accountability

          • Commitment - Commits to his/her job and to the success of the company. Continuously puts forth the effort to achieve goals and continuous quality improvement. Degree to which employee goes the extra step to ensure job/task completion. Takes initiative to offer ideas to improve processes or results.
          • Cooperativeness - Consistently supports management decisions as demonstrated by his/her actions. Demonstrates a "can do" attitude by responding positively to instructions. Follows instructions and works harmoniously with others to complete the job or task.
          • Attendance - Meets or exceeds punctuality and attendance expectations/requirements. Faithfully reports to work and conforms to scheduled work hours. When necessitated, follows call-in procedures and informs others of absences.

            Caring

            • Customer Service - Embraces the organization's commitment to internal and external customer service and demonstrates a customer-centric approach when interacting with co-workers, participants, clients, and all other business contacts.
            • Confidentiality - Maintains confidentiality of employee, participant, and client data/information, and any other sensitive organization information as appropriate.

              Integrity

              • Adherence to Company Policy - Follows and enforces guidelines as established by policies. Conforms to company and job standards and requirements. Shows respect for others. Acts in the best interests of the company at all times. Serves as an example for others. Conducts business in an ethical fashion.
              • Reliability - Completes responsibilities with minimal direct supervision. Follows through with assigned jobs and tasks all the way through completion. Puts forth the effort to achieve goals and objectives under varying circumstances.
              • Alignment with Company Goals & Objectives - Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values and holding self-accountable for applying these principles daily and personally living them when working with co-workers, participants, clients, and all other business contacts.

                Quality

                • Quantity of Work / Productivity - Produces at a high volume. Always puts forth the effort to maximize productivity. Meets or exceeds established work deadlines. Engages in a productive work effort whenever possible. Meets goals and objectives.
                • Quality of Work - Produces work that is accurate and reliable. Accomplishes work quickly and efficiently. Works in a thorough and organized manner while minimizing down time. Results are consistently within acceptable quality standards.
                • Job Knowledge - Demonstrates a thorough understanding of his/her job processes and procedures. Integrates knowledge to efficiently accomplish job requirements. Efficiently uses resources (including staff and management) to obtain additional knowledge.
                • Communication - Exhibits good interpersonal skills. Develops and fosters professional relationships with co-workers, participants, clients, and vendors. Keeps others informed as directed by operational demands and need-to-know. Keeps self informed of announcement made via established company venues



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