RN - 40 hours/week 6a-2p or 2p-10p
Schedule:6:00a-2:00p or 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
- Monitor residents’ status including vital signs, significant lab values, nutrition, and activity.
- Completes nursing assessments according to facility policies and procedures and standards of nursing care.
- Record all significant observation in the nurses notes.
- Receives all new orders and follows up appropriately.
- Inform the dietary department of any new admission or dietary change of a current resident via the communication slip.
- Completes incident report when incidents occur on their shift; notifies physician and family members: and, starts incident investigation.
- Administers medications per physician orders, documents on the resident MAR and completes any other needed monitoring such as required blood pressures with medicine administration.
- Communicates with the interdisciplinary care plan team to insure that residents needs are appropriately planned for in the care plan and the plan is resident directed.
- Completes skilled admission and discharge sheets including contacting appropriate pharmacy.
- Maintains a safe environment for residents, visitors and staff and is knowledgeable of OSHA, state and other regulatory requirements.
- Reduces the risk of health care acquired infections through compliance with current CDC hand hygiene guidelines and use of Standard Precautions.
- Ensures nursing procedures are followed by nursing service personnel, and it reflects the day to day nursing care procedures used by the facility.
- Directs the day-to-day functions of the nursing activities in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the facility, including making of work assignments to nursing assistants.
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RN Acute 36 hours/week 6a-6p
Department:St. Marys Acute
- Document data related to patients' care including assessment results, intervention, medications, patient responses or treatment changes.
- Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patients' condition including but not limited to vital signs.
- Perform emergency medical procedures, such as basic cardiac life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and other condition stabilizing interventions.
- Manage patients' pain relief and sedation by providing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, monitoring patients' responses, and changing care plans accordingly as directed by physician.
- Administer blood and blood product transfusions or intravenous infusions, monitoring patients for adverse reactions.
- Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
- Order tests to identify and assess patients' condition as indicated by physician.
- Discuss illnesses and treatments with patients and family members.
- Monitor all aspects of patient care including diet and physical activity.
- Direct and supervise less skilled nursing or health care personnel or supervise a particular unit.
- Assess the needs of patients' family members or caregivers and provide input or provide support for these individuals.
- Start IVs, administer injections, and administer medications as indicated by physician.
- Read current literature, talk with colleagues, and participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in acute care.
- Supports and abides by the mission, values, and policies of CHCS in all activities.
- On-going compliance with CHCS educational requirements.
- All other duties as required.