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Responsibilities:

Renders professional nursing service to residents within an assigned unit/wing in support of medical care as directed by the medical staff; supervises CNAs to ensure a high quality of care is provided to all residents of that unit.

  • Responsible for daily nursing operations of a specific unit/wing.
  • Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well-being of the residents; checks each resident daily to determine status; ensures residents reach highest attainable level of functioning.
  • Prepares equipment and assists physicians during their rounds.
  • Administers prescribed medications, orally and by injection; provides treatments using therapeutic equipment; ensures proper handling and storage of medications and controlled substances.
  • Observes resident s reactions to medications and treatments.
  • Observes, records, and reports changes in residents condition to supervisor and attending physician.
  • Maintains resident s medical record by way of documentation as required by policy.
  • Provides education to residents and families regarding care.
  • Assists in planning, supervising and instructing CNA; assigns daily work assignments to ensure positive outcomes for residents.
  • Implements and maintains policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that safe work practices are utilized.
  • Ensures proper infection control techniques are utilized.
  • Assists in the Continuous Quality Improvement Program and ensures follow-up occurs.
  • Reports accurately to oncoming shift Charge Nurse regarding change in resident status and follow-up needs.
  • Completes performance evaluations timely for CNAs
  • Coaches and disciplines CNAs as needed - ensures personnel policies are followed.
  • Recommends staffing, equipment and supply needs to DON.
  • Responsible for capturing charges for all supplies issued to residents on that unit.
  • Participates in care planning process and ensures the Nursing component is implemented.
  • Ensures the rights of residents are respected; coordinates with other departments and ensures residents are taken to activities, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintains effective communication with residents, families and facility staff.
  • Qualifications

  • Has a current license by the State Board of Nursing as an RN.
  • Must have the ability to lead and motivate subordinates.
  • Ability to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change, as work schedule will change on a daily basis.
  • Able to work intimately with residents, physicians, and staff.
  • Experience in the long term care setting preferred.
  • Capable of working to prescribed nursing standards.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills; has an interest to perform a service.

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