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Category: Nursing Professionals
Facility: Indianapolis EMS
Department: Reuben Engagement Center
Schedule: PRN
Shift: varied
Hours: Varied
Job Details:

JOB SUMMARY:

The Staff Nurse II - Engagement Center performs nursing as a health team member in the Reuben Engagement Center (REC). This person in this role independently functions as a practitioner and provides total care process, demonstrating problem-solving decision-making and critical-thinking skills. In addition to these responsibilities, the Staff Nurse II:

  • Provides health education and client counseling to control and prevent disease and promote optimum health and wellbeing of clients.
  • Responds to health needs of clients when seen in the Engagement Center by identifying and assessing health care requirement of problems expressed.
  • Assists other healthcare team members in REC.
  • Develops and implements nursing care plans based upon responses of the client, refers clients to appropriate agencies/organizations to promote continuity of care for clients.
  • Works collaboratively with physicians and other health professionals to implement treatments, dispense medications, and give medication and injections in accordance with prescribed orders, and protocols for the REC.
  • Documents routine nursing activities and maintains records and prepares electronic documentation.
  • Work as a member of a health team to counsel clients in health education, medication and treatment instructions.
  • Attend any necessary meetings and/or training sessions to share information regarding clients, policies/procedures, peer review, resource material, and develop evaluation tool for use in internal audit procedures.
  • Interviews clients and records health history, prepares, maintains and uses records for reports for direct client services.
  • Alters activities/behaviors to reflect/ensure adequate care appropriate to the age of clients served within the Reuben Engagement Center.

REQUIREMENTS:

 

·     Licenses/Certification required:  Current Indiana License as Registered Nurse

·     Graduation from an accredited professional school/college of nursing.  Six months to one year of supervised broad clinical experience (e.g. medical/surgical, geriatric, and psychiatric)



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