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Weekend Charge Nurse - RN buy in US, Free Classifieds Ads

Responsibilities:

  • Receives report on patient/resident status from previous shift, evaluates and ensures resources in place to meet needs
  • Makes physical rounds in assigned area of oversight assessing quality of care, intervening with provision of care and interacting with care givers and patients/residents
  • Provides direct care in line with the responsibilities of a nurse, assessing conditions, communicating with attending physicians/practitioners and carrying out nursing functions according to the needs of the patients
  • Assists in establishing a plan of care for patients based on their unique needs and in line with physician orders
  • Is a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team
  • Accurately documents patient/resident condition including assessments, communication and care provided
  • Supervises nurses and/or other providers of care in carrying out their responsibility (medication pass, nursing care, documentation, treatments, supervision)
  • Evaluates performance of nurses, nursing assistants and trained medication aides; coaches and disciplines as needed.
  • Assesses and monitors to verify patient/residents needs are met and policies and procedures are followed.
  • May respond and coordinates actions in emergency situations
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Nursing
  • Assists with the Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives
  • Ensures safe work practices are followed
  • Provides empathetic communication to families, patient/residents regarding change of condition and in response to care concerns, ensures resident rights are respected

Qualifications

  • Current license by the State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse with experience in the long-term care industry preferred
  • Ability to plan, supervise and coordinates services.
  • A preference for contacts with people, as in supervising and instructing nursing team members.

Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Diversicare does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, age, or disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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