Hospital Registered Nurse (Days)
- Expired: September 28, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Who We Are Valir Health is a comprehensive healthcare organization specializing in a full range of medical services. Valir serves Oklahoma with a 50 bed hospital and 19 outpatient clinics around the state. Valir Health offers a complete continuum of care with their Hospice and PACE programs.
At Valir we ensure that patients are treated in the right place, at the right time, with the right care. At Valir Health, we are committed to establishing a higher standard through integrity and compassion for all we serve. Valir Heath is the only healthcare company to be awarded the OK Ethics Compass Award and was recognized by Inc. Magazine for the past five consecutive years as one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Driven by the motto “Do the right thing,” Valir Health’s continuing accomplishments are the direct result of the dedication, leadership and heart of our employees.
By Caring for our employee family, we empower teams of passionate, dedicated people to achieve excellent patient outcomes – the reason we are in business. Valir Health invites you to join our incredible team of employees and apply today! What We Offer Competitive pay Medical, dental, and vision insurance Paid day off for your birthday 401K Company match on day one Company paid life insurance Generous PTO Career development opportunities Job Summary: The RN is responsible for delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Also directs and guides patient teaching and activities of ancillary personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing (resource nurse). Duties/Responsibilities: Provides safe patient care and a safe environment for patients and others. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates individualized care and needs for each patient; documents the nursing care plan.
Perceives patient problems and/or complications through assessment skills. Establishes treatment priorities based on medical and nursing diagnosis. Accountable for administration, observation charting and reporting effects of drugs, intravenous procedures, and other therapeutic and diagnostic measures in a safe and accurate manner. Practices safety by observing State Nurse Practice Act, Code of Ethics for Nurses and hospital policies and procedures.
Completes admission profile, patient’s problem checklist to establish treatment priorities. Initiates a written nursing care plan individualized to the needs of each patient; implement same. Develops short and long term goals under the plan for each patient.
Demonstrates flexibility as patient care needs change. Modifies nursing care plan as required by changing patient needs as determined by evaluation of care administered and established standards of care. Develops discharge plan with the physician, patient’s family, and other available resources; drafts discharge summary. Able to organize and achieve quality performance level in new routines, procedures, and skills.
Able to implement nursing process providing quality care based on assessed needs of patient. Plans and coordinates patient treatment and activities to allow for optimal patient rest. Understands and assumes responsibility for charge position when designated. Utilizes the nursing process as reflected in the use of admission profile, nursing care plan, problem oriented charting, delivery of nursing care, discharge planning, and evaluation techniques.
Demonstrates resource capability through use of other disciplines; ability to deal effectively with complex assignments; and ability to organize and perform patient care routines at a proficient level. Functions within limits of State Practice Act, hospital policies and procedures. Participates in clinical instruction programs providing learning experiences for staff personnel and student nurses. Responsible for completions of assignments without interference with quality of work.
Able to adapt to change in workload or patient assignments without interference in patient care. Able to perform in an accurate and precise manner in crises and emergency situations when time is of the essence. Achieves assignments and patient care load with appropriate time for in-service, unit meetings, and professional conferences.
Approaches interpersonal relationships in a manner which avoids antagonism, reduces conflict, and prevents undue patient anxiety. Gathers and uses factual data for problem solving, patient and/or staff related conflicts. Cooperates with rotation assignment in the interest of the patient. Communicates pertinent information regarding patients at shift report using nursing care plan approach.
Participates in staff meetings and patient conference rounds to coordinate management of medical and nursing patient care. Initiates discharge planning function which includes patient and family instruction/teaching, resource referrals, follow-up assignments, and transport arrangements as necessary. Communicates patient information to Nurse Supervisor and Medical Staff. Documents Patient Admission Profile identifying problems, establishing priorities for treatment and care, initiating a nursing care plan for each patient, and developing short and long term goals.
Makes sound judgments based on factual information. Perceives potential problem situations, and intervenes to offset adverse impact. Consults with, and/or advises appropriate personnel of situations requiring follow-up or attention. Provides direction and leadership in patient care to auxiliary personnel through delegation of assignments.
Initiates assessment of patient needs, nursing care plan, nursing solutions, and appropriate teaching or instruction method for the patients. Participates in sharing of knowledge and expertise through in-service, staff meetings, assisting in orientation of new personnel. Identifies own learning needs and seeks opportunities for self-growth and career advancement. Provides proper notification for absence and tardiness, and is punctual at start of shift. Performs and completes assignments, provides follow through on assignments while providing consistent quality and quantity of work. Any and all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Required Skills/Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with nursing staff Ability to support the mission’s philosophies, goals, and objectives of Valir Rehab Hospital of Oklahoma City Ability to demonstrate progressive leadership and management, responsibilities and/or capabilities Ability to interact in a positive manner and communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor, and other hospital employees Ability to perform computer skills Education, Licenses, Certifications and Experience: Current RN License CPR Certification ACLS Certification preferred One year prior experience preferred Physical Requirements: Ability to speak, hear, and read English. Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape Lift up to 100# from floor to 19” and 19” to 25”(Occasional) Stand(Constant) Walk up to .25 mile(Frequent) Sit(Occasional) Sustained Forward bending in sitting and standing(Occasional) Sustained squat(Occasional) Kneeling(Occasional) Push/Pull up to 100# of force at 36”(Frequent) Repetitive squat(Occasional) Full body range of motion(Constant) Reaching above head at least to 60” with 5#(Occasional) Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant) Front Carry – two handed carry of 25# up to 20 feet(Occasional) Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc. Working Conditions: This position will be in an indoor climate-controlled environment with occasional travel with exposure to outdoors elements.
This position may be exposed to the following: toxic caustic chemicals, extreme conditions (hot or cold), dust fumes gases (including asbestos), moving mechanical parts, potential electric shock, x-ray electro-magnetic energy, high pitched noises, needles or other sharp objects, blood or body fluids, communicable diseases, unprotected heights, CRT (computer) monitor, and frequent repetitive motions. Safe Environment: Demonstrate knowledge of Hospital specific and individual role in the fire/safety program including the following management plans: safety, security, hazardous materials/waste, emergency preparedness, life safety, medical equipment and utility systems. Participate in the Hospital policies and procedures relating to infection control for self, patients, and staff. Observe proper body mechanics and safety precautions in all job duties. Communicate information about incidents involving self, patients, staff and/or visitors to appropriate parties, using facility incident reporting systems as appropriate. Demonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation. Growth & Development: Attend and participate in all applicable training and development workshops including mandatory annual in-services/competencies. Actively identify and participate in training, education and developmental activities to improve own knowledge and performance or the knowledge and performance of others. Seek and use feedback to improve own performance Develop professional and personal growth by utilizing community and professional resources.
AddressOklahoma City, OK
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