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Baylor RN or LPN Nurse

Burns Nursing Home
Russellville, AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Burns Nursing & Rehab is actively seeking to add a dedicated, hard-working nurse to join our team in the Russellville, AL area. We love our residents and we know you will too!

ABOUT BURNS NURSING & REHAB

Burns Nursing and Rehab is a 5 star, 57-bed family owned and operated nursing facility that offers speech, physical, and occupational therapy along with long-term care services.

Our goal at Burns Nursing & Rehab is to make our residents' lives better through a genuine caring spirit, hard work and dedication, and personalized compassionate care. Our exceptional service in a loving, clean environment is what sets us apart.

Our mission is to improve the quality of life of one resident, one family, in our community one day at a time.


JOB DESCRIPTION

Department

Nursing Services

Reports to

Director of Nursing, Unit Nurse Manager

Reporting to this position

Certified Nursing Assistants, Medication Technician/Aide, Restorative Aide

Job Classification

Department Staff

Position Purpose

Provides direct nursing care to the residents and supervises the day-to-day nursing activities performed by the certified nursing assistants in accordance with current federal, state, and local regulations and guidelines and established facility policies and procedures.



**** $2,000 Sign on Bonus ****

Salary Range: $21.00 - $28.00 hourly

Benefits: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Insurance, Aflac Insurance, Simple IRA Retirement Plan

Schedule: Full Time Hours 7a - 11p Saturday and Sunday

Baylor: Work 32 hours, Paid for 36 hours

Shift: 16 hour


Required Qualifications

  • A Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university or a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.
  • Prior experience in long-term care preferred but not required.
  • Current unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in practicing state.
  • Current CPR certification.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directs the daily activities of the certified nursing assistants in accordance with current federal, state and local regulations and guidelines and established facility policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that policies and procedures are complied with by nursing personnel assigned.
  • Participates in the admission, discharge and transfers of residents as required.
  • Observes for changes in residents' status, notifying the physician and resident's family or representative and documenting accordingly.
  • Transcribes physician orders to medical record and carries out orders as written.
  • Prepares and administers medications as per physicians' orders and observes for adverse effects.
  • Performs wound treatments as per physicians' orders, observes for changes and documents accordingly.
  • Schedules follow up appointments for residents and transportation needs as indicated.
  • Provides nursing leadership to nursing personnel assigned to the unit.
  • Provides direct care skills such as colostomy changes, tube feedings, wound care, suctioning, IV administration, etc. in accordance with current policies and procedures.
  • Performs rounds to ensure resident needs are being met and personnel are performing their assigned duties.
  • Collaborates with other members of the interdisciplinary team as needed to ensure residents' needs are holistically met.
  • Informs appropriate departments of concerns or complaints and files grievances as necessary.
  • Reports any incidents or unusual occurrences to the supervisor, unit manager, assistant director or nursing or director of nursing and participates in the investigative process as needed.
  • Participates in end of life care as required.
  • Ensures that there is adequate stock of medications, supplies, equipment and notifies appropriate personnel of needs.
  • Initiates, reviews and updates care plans as required.
  • Promotes teamwork, mutual respect, and effective communication.
  • Participates in the survey process when inspection surveys arise.

Additional Tasks

  • Treats all residents with dignity and respect. Promotes and protects all residents' rights.
  • Establishes a culture of compliance by adhering to all facility policies and procedures. Complies with standards of business conduct, and state/federal regulations and guidelines.
  • Follows appropriate safety and hygiene measures at all times to protect residents and themselves.
  • Maintains confidentiality of protected health information, including verbal, written, and electronic communications.
  • Reports noncompliance with policies, procedures, regulations, or breaches in confidentiality to appropriate personnel. Reports any retaliation or discrimination to HR or compliance officer.
  • Reports any allegations of abuse, neglect, misappropriation of property, exploitation, or mistreatment of residents to supervisor and/or administrator. Protects residents from abuse, and cooperates with all investigations.
  • Reports any occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and/or hazardous chemicals in accordance with facility policy.
  • Participates in all life safety and emergency drills and trainings. Fulfills responsibilities as assigned during implementation or activation of the facility's emergency plan.
  • Reports work-related injuries and illnesses immediately to supervisor.
  • Follows established infection control policies and procedures.
  • As a condition of employment, completes all assigned training and skills competency.

Personal Skills and Traits Desired/ Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work.
  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must have patience, tact, and willingness to deal with difficult residents, family and staff.
  • Must be able to relay information concerning a resident's condition.
  • Must not pose a threat to the health and safety of other individuals in the workplace.
  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
  • Meets general health requirements according to facility policy, including medical and physical exams and checking immunity status to various infectious diseases.
  • Ability to assist in evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, perform overhead lifting and perform other common physical movements as needed for the position.
  • May be subject to falls, burns from equipment, and/or odors throughout the day; encounter reactions from dust, tobacco smoke, disinfectants, and other air contaminants.
  • Subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases and/or conditions which include AIDS, Coronavirus, Hepatitis B, and Tuberculosis.
  • May be subject to hostile or emotional residents, family members, visitors or personnel.
  • Must possess leadership, supervisory ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicates with medical and nursing staff, and other departments.
  • Subject to call-back during emergency conditions.
  • Works at nursing station and throughout the facility.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
  • May work beyond normal working hours and on weekends, holidays when necessary.


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Burns Nursing Home

Address

Russellville, AL
35653 USA

Industry

Healthcare