- ICU experience
- Microsoft Outlook
- Microsoft Excel
- Communication skills
- Home care
To meet the needs of pain and spasticity patients with implanted intrathecal pumps through comprehensive assessment, pump refills and adjustments. Nursing care is reviewed and adapted accordingly to move the patient towards mutually agreed upon goals. Policies, procedures, and standards of care, are guided by the nursing process and the nurse practice standards.
Essential Elementsof nursing practice:
Assessment: In order to provide continuity of care and perform early intervention, the registered nurse collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s overall health and environment
Diagnosis: The registered nurse derives nursing diagnoses following the analysis of assessment data
Outcomes/Planning: The registered nurse develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected outcomes
Implementation The registered nurse implements an individualized plan that utilizes strategies to promote, maintain and restore healthy, adaptive behaviors. The Registered Nurse provides education consistent with the patient’s level of adaptation, lifestyle and developmental needs in order to provide appropriate information
Evaluation: The registered nurse evaluates patient’s adaptation towards attainment of acceptable outcomes.
Ethics: The registered nurse practices ethically
Education: The registered nurse attains knowledge that reflects current nursing practice and maintains Pentec competencies for IT drug delivery devices
Evidence-Based Practice and Research: The registered nurse integrates evidence and research findings into practice.
Quality of Practice: The nurse contributes to the quality of nursing practice. Responsible for coordinating with Regional Nurse Manager schedule/availability sufficient to maintain intrathecal competency.
Communication: The registered nurse communicates effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of practice.
Leadership: The registered nurse demonstrates professional leadership.
Non Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Work flexible scheduled hours: 24 hour accountability
Perform other duties, special projects as assigned
Demonstrates teamwork with members of the health care team
Skills, Competencies and Experience:
Demonstrated skill and ability required for completion of Intrathecal Nurse Training Orientation program.
Strong written and verbal communication skills coupled with excellent customer service skills
Ability to work independently and be a resourceful, proactive problem solver
Possess strong organizational and process skills
Demonstrate the ability to work well and communicate effectively with multiple departments.
Strong clinical background.
3 years clinical nursing experience required.
ICU/ER/OR and Home care experience preferred.
Education, Certifications, Trainings:
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse and the ability to become licensed in another state if needed
Ability to perform CPR continuously in emergency situation, according to American Heart standards.
N’Vision 8840 Programmer
Intermediate computer skills with programs such as Microsoft Office, Suite: Outlook, Adobe PDF, Word, Excel and Power Point
Knowledge of Smart phones
Specified RN positions may be hired for travel to an undefined region beyond where they live. This requirement will be discussed during the hiring process. Requirements may change due to business needs.
Location: Pentec Health · Nursing
Schedule: Full Time, Day Shift