Resident Care Manager

Archcare New York, NY
Overview

The full-time Transitional Care Unit RN Lead provides nursing care within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act of New York State and follows the Facility Policy and Procedures. This nurse will provide additional monitoring and communication functions by utilizing technology to assist with the assessment and evaluation of the residents in their care in this post-acute environment. The technology interpreted by the nurse includes telemetry monitoring, vital sign monitoring, non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring and as indicated, diagnostic tests such as laboratory and electrocardiogram (EKG). This nurse must work collaboratively with interdisciplinary team members to assist residents in reaching their goals.

Responsibilities

* Integrates technological data obtained through monitoring devices (electronic and software) with established nursing assessment standards and communicates to the appropriate care level provider to effect timely interventions and documents.

* Understands required diagnostic monitoring requirements associated with medications / treatments and facilitates physician understanding and follow through.

Qualifications

* Must possess a current, active license to practice as RN in the state of New York.

* BCLS and ACLS Certified.

* Experience with ICU/CCU/ED or Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital, preferred.

* Able to conduct EKGs.

* Able to perform venipuncture.

* Able to initiate Intravenous therapy.

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