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Nurse RN or LPN

St. Paul Hermitage Indianapolis ,IN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $23 to $29 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Contact the resident’s physician regarding issues of care and treatment.
  • Closely monitor resident change of condition, promptly notify physician and appropriate family members or legal representative of such changes or accidents.
  • Ensure resident care is properly administered by all nursing personnel.
  • Coordinate nursing care with resident’s individual Care Plan; review each plan for appropriate goals and approaches; notify Care Plan Coordinator of need for revision and document resident’s progress toward care plan goals in the medical record.
  • Monitor daily Certified Nursing Assistant’s documentation for accurate recording of resident nutrition and hydration intake, elimination patterns and ADLs.
  • Ensure that food and fluids provided each resident is according to ordered diet and fluid consistency.
  • Assess resident behaviors, monitor episodes quantitatively and refer to Social Service Designee when behaviors not medically caused.
  • Apply and monitor restraints only with physician order and in compliance with Federal and State regulations and facility policy.
  • Obtain ordered specimens and process lab requisitions as needed.
  • Arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services as ordered.
  • Receive resident report from off-going Charge Nurse at shift start and give resident report to on-coming Charge Nurse at shift end.

 

Medication and Treatment Administration Functions:

  • Prepare and administer medications and treatments per physician order accurately and timely. Ensure accuracy and privacy of all medication and treatment records. Ensure the five RIGHTS of Medication Administration.
  • Document all administered medications and treatments, including PRN Medications and treatments as ordered with resident outcomes.
  • Ensure adequate supply of medications, equipment and supplies to meet resident needs by ordering such in a timely manner. Report all needs, shortages and malfunctioning equipment to the Director of Nursing.
  • Records, returns or disposes of discontinued or expired medication per pharmacy and facility regulation and procedure.
  • Monitor, document and report to physician all adverse or side effect of medication experienced by resident.
  • Monitor and record all controlled medications; report discrepancies to the Director of Nursing immediately. Participate in controlled medication count at beginning and end of shift with off-going and on-coming Charge Nurse.

Charting and Documentation Functions:

  • Process physician orders according to facility policy and procedure.
  • Chart resident status in the nurses notes at least weekly; chart all pertinent notes immediately. Sign and date all entrees.
  • Complete accident report at time of resident injury or accident, initiate follow- up per facility policy and document in nurses notes.
  • Complete in-house Communication Form and distribute appropriately to maintain communication between departments.
  • Maintain the 24 Hour Report.
  • Document in the nurses notes all care given and resident’s response.
  • Document in the nurses notes all physician contact and family notification.

Staff Development Functions:

  • Attend mandatory in-services as required by Federal, State and facility policy.
  • Participate in continuing educational programs to update nursing practice and skills.
  • Assist in the orientation of new employees regarding policies, procedures, regulations and job description duties.
  • In-service nursing personnel as needed.

Safety and Sanitation Functions:

  • Ensure nursing personnel operate equipment safely; provide in-servicing to personnel regarding safe operation when needed; report all malfunctioning or unsafe equipment to the Director of Nursing.
  • Ensure all fire and safety drills are conducted in a safe and professional manner. Notify Director of Nursing if personnel require review or in-servicing.
  • Ensure personnel utilize proper hand washing technique at appropriate times;
  • Ensure personnel follow correct infection control regarding precaution procedures; in-service as needed.
  • Ensure only authorized and trained personnel operate equipment; in-service as needed.
  • Monitor that nursing personnel dispose of contaminated linens, trash, personal protective equipment and bodily fluids are disposed of safely; in-service as needed.

Resident Rights Function:

  • Ensure that all residents are treated with dignity, respect and kindness by staff, families, visitors, other residents and all others.
  • Maintain the privacy and confidentiality of all resident protected health information.
  • Promptly forward any resident grievances or concerns to the Social Service Designee and the Director of Nursing.
  • Provide a review of resident rights for staff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company Description
Founded by the Sisters of Saint Benedict, Saint Paul Hermitage is an elder care facility offering independent living, assisted living, and comprehensive health care amenities to individuals in the Indianapolis area. We pride ourselves in providing an atmosphere for our residents to live and thrive. We are looking for individuals to join our team who want to share in our mission to nurture the lives of others!

St. Paul Hermitage

Why Work Here?

Mission driven, team environment that supports the health and well-being of staff and residents alike.

Founded by the Sisters of Saint Benedict, Saint Paul Hermitage is an elder care facility offering independent living, assisted living, and comprehensive health care amenities to individuals in the Indianapolis area. We pride ourselves in providing an atmosphere for our residents to live and thrive. We are looking for individuals to join our team who want to share in our mission to nurture the lives of others!

Address

501 North 17th Avenue Beech Grove
Indianapolis, IN
USA

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