Arizona Center For Recovery A New D Elfrida, AZ
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The Registered Nurse (RN) assumes authority, responsibility, and accountability for the delivery of nursing services in the facility. In collaboration with the administrative team, the RN allocates department resources in an efficient manner to enable each resident to attain or maintain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being. This position collaborates with other departments, medical professionals, consultants, and organizations, including government agencies and advocacy groups, to develop, support and coordinate resident care, related administrative functions, and to represent the interests of the facility.
- Develops, maintains, and implements nursing policies and procedures that conform to current standards of nursing practice, facility philosophy, and operational policies while maintaining compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.
- Communicates and interprets policies and procedures to staff, and monitors the practices and implementation within the program.
- Participates in daily or weekly management team meetings to discuss client status, census changes, personnel, or resident complaints or concerns.
- Ensures delivery of compassionate quality care and nursing supervision as evidenced by adequate services and staff coverage on the unit and apparent maintenance of optimal client care.
- Demonstrates knowledge of and application of Key Clinical Quality Indicators, and proactively monitors and implements systems to achieve and/or surpass company thresholds.
- Exercises overall supervision of resident assessments and care plans.
- Reviews 24-hour reports from every unit daily to monitor and ensure timely, effective responses to significant changes in condition, transfers, discharges, use of restraints, unexplained injuries, falls, behavioral episodes, and medication errors.
- Collaborates with physicians, consultants, community agencies, and institutions to improve the quality of services and to resolve identified problems.
- Coordinates nursing services with all other departments including the Clinical Department.
- Performs rounds to observe care and to interview staff, residents, families or other interested parties.
- Monitors staff for compliance with OSHA mandates and facility policies on workplace safety, proactively developing procedures and incentives to promote workplace safety and safe work practices.
- Establishes, implements, and monitors the infection control program designed to provide a safe, sanitary, and comfortable environment designed to prevent the devilment and transmission of disease and infection.
- Prepares or reviews infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and to develop effective actions to control and prevent infections. Submits an infection control report to the administrative team.
- Coordinates and/or develops on-going Quality Assurance (QA) activities for nursing services to monitor compliance with standards and regulatory requirements through rounds, interviews, and record reviews. Compiles summary of findings for the administrative team.
- Participates in budget development for the nursing department, and for medical, nursing, and central supplies.
- Communicates directly with residents, families, medical staff, and interdisciplinary team members, to coordinate care and services, promote participation in treatment plans, and maintain a high quality of care and life for clients.
- Monitors facility incidents and complaints daily to identify those defined as unusual occurrences by state policy and promptly reports such occurrences to the Chief Executive Officer for appropriate action.
- Monitors complaint reports daily for allegations of potential abuse or neglect, or the loss or misappropriation of client property, and participates in these investigations.
- Promotes compliance with accident prevention procedures, safety rules, and safe work practices to prevent employee injury and illness and control worker’s compensation costs.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Working knowledge of residential programs for Substance Use Disorder and mental health.
- Knowledge of the agency's policy, procedures, contracts/memorandum of agreements (MOA) and program activities.
- Excellent verbal communication, written communication, and social interaction skills.
- Excellent organization and computer application skills.
- Good time management and the ability to adhere to deadlines are necessary.
- Must have a working knowledge of local, state and federal policy and procedures.
Education and Experience:
- Must possess a current Arizona license as a Registered Nurse and have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.
- Must have two years of professional nursing experience in the long-term care setting.
- Prolonged periods of standing, sitting at a desk, and working on a computer.
- Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
- Must be able to obtain First Aid Certification (CPR).
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