Learning Services - A Collage Rehabilitation Partner
Location: Gilroy, California
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: Gilroy RN1
This position provides registered nursing and facilitation services for assigned clients within designated site. The nurse in this role is responsible for assessment and interventions for assigned residential clients; the nurse designs and implements treatment strategies based on scientific nursing theory, evidence based practice and principles to promote health and medical stability. The nurse also provides training to clients or family members regarding how to promote health, wellness and medical stability as well as to staff.
Essential Duties & Functions
Timely identification of individuals in need of medical nursing services or interventions. Provides interventions as needed.
Possesses the specialized knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide care for clients; performs hands on nursing care by using nursing process.
Train/educate families, funders, employers, significant others and uses appropriate resources to develop and implement an individualized teaching and discharge plan.
Coordinates nursing care activities in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team to facilitate achievement of treatment plan and goals.
Completes nursing assessment to determine client’s strengths, challenges, prognosis, functional status, goals and needs for services and resources related to the admission; interfaces with treatment team to set up initial treatment plan and establish priority treatment goals.
Assists RCM, RNII and team in discharge planning process, assessing and securing needed services, modifying strategies for discharge setting, educating caregivers, etc.
Participates in and/or provides necessary information for team meetings and interfaces with treatment team to establish rehabilitation goals and coordinates treatment necessary to support client’s treatment plan. Assists team in remaining focused on goals and discharge plan.
Responsible for monitoring client’s treatment plan and progress towards goals and revision of goals/treatment plan as necessary particularly in the area of medical stability.
Takes responsibility for communicating all necessary medical/nursing information to appropriate team members, physicians and other health care providers.
Takes responsibility for seeking out current information regarding client’s program and Learning Services information (e.g., staff comm., rounds summaries, meeting minutes, client strategies, postings, memos, etc.).
Responsible for ensuring consistent implementation of strategies through teaching team members, eliciting feedback from team members, reviewing medical documentation including trackers, lab work, etc.
Complies with professional standards of treatment, licensure and state regulations.
Demonstrates ability to support clients in difficult situations (e.g. refusal of activities, medications, and strategies).
Works directly with the client and provides minimum to maximum assistance and/or supervision to promote the client’s success in achieving identified treatment goals.
Provides direct clinical care as needed.
Responsible for teaching other team members strategies needed to support client treatment goals.
Responsible for participation in orientation and staff training regarding health related issues.
Prioritizes tasks to balance direct client treatment, staff communication, assigned program responsibilities and written documentation.
Ensures completion of all necessary medical documentation including med progress notes, changes to medication record and medication log forms, etc.
Responsible for recording the date and length of each client contact or service in the Client Info system.
Documents each nursing session on nursing progress note as they occur.
Completes nursing assessments and evaluation documentation according to established time frames.
Participates in collaborative problem solving with the team and supports the clinical team decision making process.
Keeps current with professional certification or licensing requirements, participates in continuing education and keeps abreast of new developments, trends, and treatment modalities in area of specialization.
Responsible to be on-call for medical needs as needed.
Benefits include, but are not limited to:
Comprehensive benefit package (medical, dental, vision, disability, and more)
PPE Training and Supplies Provided
Excellent On Call System
COVID Testing Available
Intensive, on-going training
Licensure as a RN is required. 1-2 years’ experience in nursing with clients who have behaviors and cognitive deficits is preferred. Demonstrated accountability and skills in analysis, problem solving, decision making, related to medical nursing skills and time management required. The ability to communicate in writing and verbally with families, clients, staff and physicians is a must. A valid driver's license, insurance and responsible driving behaviors must be maintained.
About Learning Services - A Collage Rehabilitation Partner
Collage Rehabilitation Partners brings together world class organizations, ReMed, Learning Services and Tree of Life, creating a national continuum of post-acute neurorehabilitation services. For 35 years, our programs have been the recognized expert for treating highly complex, post-acute cases. With locations in 12 states, we are dedicated to hiring outstanding team members who build solid relationships with our clients, their families, and co-workers. We strive to build a bench of experts - helping our staff grow, learn and make an impact. Simply stated, we hire people who get involved, don’t take things for granted and want to make a difference in someone’s life.