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Restorative Nurse/Fall Spec

Company: Highlands-Cashiers Hospital
Location: Morganton
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

Restorative Nurse/Fall Spec

Do you currently have an opportunity to make a real impact with your work? With over 2,000 sites of care and serving over 31.2 million patient interactions every year, nurses at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital have the opportunity to make a real impact. As a Restorative Nurse you can be a part of change.

Benefits

We are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

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* Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
* Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
* 401k retirement plan
* Identify Theft Protection
* Pet Insurance
* Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
* Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage
* Tuition reimbursement
* Student loan assistance program
* Employee discount program and lots more!

It is an exciting time to be a nurse at HCA Healthcare! Come unlock your career potential and see how rewarding it can be to reach your personal and professional goals. Help to advance the practice of nursing and improve positive outcomes for your patients as a Restorative Nurse. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

This restorative nurse/fall management specialist is able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the resident served on his/her assigned caseload. The individual demonstrates knowledge of the older adult and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each resident's requirements relative to his/her specific needs.Is responsible for assisting residents to reach and/or maintain their highest level of functioning. Plans the primary planning, directing and evaluating the restorative care of residents. Is responsible for implementing fall interventions, tracking falls, and educating, staff, residents and responsible parties about fall management. Is responsible for meeting the established nursing service standards of nursing care, for managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment, and for promoting team work within the unit with physicians and personnel of other departments.

Required Education: Effective 3/1/18 Bachelor of Science in Nursing OR enroll in a BSN or degree program within 6 months AND obtain a BSN within 4 years of hire date into position. Previous signed BSN commitment letter OR grandfathering will be accepted between departments and Mission Health entities. Exemptions may be approved with CNO System Council approval.

Preferred Education: Master's in Nursing. National Nursing Certification in area of specialty.

Required License: Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact) license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON. Certificate: BLS Healthcare Provider

Required Experience: 3 years in Nursing and 2 years of supervisory experience.

Preferred Experience: 2 year of long term care, post-acute or other geriatric centered medical experience

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital is a community hospital serving Macon, Jackson and the surrounding counties. Located between the towns of Highlands and Cashiers, the hospital offers 24/7 emergency care, acute inpatient care, rehabilitation, as well as long-term care through Eckerd Living Center. Ambulatory services are also available, including therapy services and primary care. Highlands-Cashiers Hospital has more than 24 beds for acute care services and 80+ beds in the Eckerd Living Center. Highlands-Cashiers Hospital is a member of Mission Health, an operating division of HCA Healthcare.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that leverages our size to make a real impact in our industry! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Restorative Nurse opening. Submit your application today and help advance the practice of nursing.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, Gastonia , Restorative Nurse/Fall Spec, Healthcare , Morganton, North Carolina

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