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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: One Senior Care
Location: Erie
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Do you have:

  • Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Compassionate with sound judgment and problem-solving skills. If your answer is "yes", we would love to hear from you!

    The One Senior Care family of businesses includes LIFE-NWPA to work as a team to help seniors ages 55 and older stay safe, healthy, and independent in their homes and communities. We are a premier healthcare provider striving to provide proactive, purposeful, and comprehensive patient care beyond the traditional boundaries of medical insurance plans!

    Benefits:
    • 9 Paid Holidays
    • 3 Weeks and 1 Day of Paid Time Off Accrued from the Date of Hire for Full-Time Employees
    • Annual Pay increases for Performance
    • Medical, Dental, & Vision
    • Free Life and AD&D Insurance Plan
    • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short Term Disability Insurance
    • Group Voluntary Term Life Insurance for Employee, Spouses, and Dependents
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Retirement Plan with Up to 5K Matching Annually / Vesting Schedule (Pre-taxable Savings Job Summary:

      At LIFE-NWPA, our Registered Nurses play a crucial role in Providing direct and indirect nursing care to Participants following the Care Plan. Works under the direct and indirect supervision of the Clinic Nurse Manager but is independent in applying advanced nursing knowledge and skills. Manages complex clinical situations for which you are responsible.

      Schedule:

      The standard operating hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. However, please note that work hours may fluctuate depending on Participant and business needs, as well as home visits. As a result, flexibility is required, and there may be occasions where weekend work is needed. Approximately 20% of your work will involve home visits.

      Hourly Wage:

      $38.00 / hr.

      Duties/Responsibilities:
      • Collects patient data and completes required forms with appropriate responses according to unit standards; identifies patient's overt problems/needs and sets priorities; identifies problems requiring further referral and/or follow-up; interprets and records latest diagnostic results.
      • Assist with developing a plan of care based on the nursing process and which incorporates the plans of other disciplines and continuing care needs; includes the patient/family in developing or revising the plan of care; makes referrals to multidisciplinary support services.
      • Care provided conforms to accepted practice standards; provides correct treatments/procedures and other care as prescribed and according to patient care standards; demonstrates an understanding of age-related characteristics and needs of patients served; explains nursing procedures in appropriate forms; identifies emergencies and independently initiates advanced therapy; acts as coordinator of patient care with other health care personnel and evaluates patient care measures instituted; understands and demonstrates respect for patient rights and utilizes established mechanisms for the management of ethical issues in patient care.
      • Records patient care delivered as planned and any variation, with appropriate rationale; makes and records observations related to impending or associated problems.
      • Communicates Participant changes to team members.
      • Participates in the development of the IDT Plan of Care.
      • Communicates information for coordination of a 24-hour care delivery.
      • Completes all documentation in the electronic medical records system as required.
      • Completes any home visit when applicable.
      • Participate in and support Quality Improvement initiatives.
      • Other duties as assigned. Required Skills/Abilities:
        • Must be able to deal tactfully and patiently with personnel, participants, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the public.
        • Communicates with the medical staff, nursing personnel, and other department supervisors.
        • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
        • Must have the cognitive ability to process and perform tasks for Participant safety.
        • Attends and participates in continuing educational programs.
        • Ability to organize work and follow through on assigned tasks.
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Education and Experience:
          • Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing school and have a current Pennsylvania RN license.
          • One year of experience working with the frail or elderly population. Requirements:
            • Requires valid State driver's license with a clean driving record.
            • Successful completion of background check, physical, drug screening, TB Screening Physical Requirements:
              • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
              • Must function independently, maintain confidentiality, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with personnel, regional and corporate consultants, vendors, patients/participants and support agencies.
              • Is subject to lifting, carrying, and supporting participants.
              • May include occasional overnight travel for in-service training programs, temporary coverage for another Center, etc.
              • Must be able to drive a motor vehicle.

                Our organizations provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. It prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

                The OSC family of businesses will only hire qualified individuals to work in a federally funded healthcare program. Please note that this excludes anyone convicted of a crime that could jeopardize the safety and well-being of the frail senior population that OSC/LIFE-NWPA/CBP serves. All individuals must disclose any conflicts of interest upon applying for a position and agree to a thorough background check when an employment offer is extended.

                This position has full access to Participant, program, and staff records and reports, requiring discretion to protect individuals and the program.

Keywords: One Senior Care, Erie , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Erie, Pennsylvania

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