Registered Nurse CBC - Ortho Nursing (TMR)

  • Catholic Health Services - Buffalo
  • McAuley Residence Kenmore New York 14217 US
  • Jan 12, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

Registered Nurse CBC – Ortho Nursing (The McAuley Residence): 

Coordinates total patient care through assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating.  Participates in patient and family teaching and supports the activities of the clinical personnel on the Sub-Acute or Skilled Nursing Unit.  Actively participates in the direct care of the patient, utilizing the Nursing Process to treat patients with a variety of medical and surgical health problems.  Collaborates with other health professionals in coordinating patient care and provides direction to other non-licensed personnel within the department.

 

REPORTS TO:  

·        Clinical Nurse Manager or Director of Nursing

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:   

·        None

 

SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM): 

 

Education:

·        Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, ADN;

·        BSN strongly preferred;

·        Current New York State Professional Nurse License;

·        Required to obtain BLS within first 3 months of employment;

·        Meets and is current and competent with all New York State licensure requirements, not limited to Infection Control and mandatory adult/ elder abuse reporting.

 

Experience:

·        Registered Nurse experience in the Long Term Care, Sub-Acute or Acute Care settings preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:

·        Strong verbal and written communication skills;

·        Ability to perform technical aspects of job with unit-based equipment;

·        Ability to work in a team environment;

·        Ability to meet demands of unit staffing, including need for increased census and acuity.

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

 

Environment:

·        May be exposed to disagreeable conditions:  odors, communicable diseases, infections, and injuries from patients or equipment.

 

Physical Effort:        

ACTIVITY & STRENGTH:  (MEDIUM)

Low Lift (floor to knuckle):  Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.);  Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder):  Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.);  Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

High Lift (shoulder and above):  Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.);  Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Full Lift (floor to shoulder):  Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.);  Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Carry:  Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.);  Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Push:  Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.);  Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Pull:  Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.);  Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Overall Strength Category:   Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.);  Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

 

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

Not Present (N)

 

Activity - Job Demand

Walk – Frequent

Climb Stairs – Occasional

Stoop – Frequent

Kneel – Occasional

Crouch – Occasional

Reach (immediate) – Frequent

Reach (overhead) – Occasional

Handling – Frequent

Fingering - Frequent

Sitting – Occasional

Standing – Constant

Push Cart - Frequent

Pull Cart - Frequent