Are you compassionate, caring and committed to quality care of the elderly population.
At Heather Hills Rehabilitation and Care Center we strive to promote and preserve the health and well being of our residents by providing compassionate, comprehensive nursing and rehabilitation services delivered with a strong commitment to customer service and satisfaction. We are guided by integrity, respect and a commitment to excellence in all of our interactions with residents, family members, colleagues, physicians and surrounding communities.
Opening for part time/full time Registered Nurse (Charge Nurse) includes some weekends. Experience in long term care helpful.
$1000.00 sign on bonus for full time employees.
Responsibilities: Participates in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating resident care and actual resident outcome daily. Assess, plans, implements and evaluates all services and education to be delivered to the family or responsible parties in coping, participating or managing resident daily care. Completes initial and ongoing nursing assessment needed to plan care intervention. Makes frequent rounds to ensure resident care meets Quality Assurance standards and restorative protocols. Utilizes Universal Precautions and appropriate infection control techniques to prevent spread of infections. Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing protocol. Monitors vital signs and hydration status to detect deviations from normal limits. Assembles and utilizes resident care equipment and ancillary supplies. Obtains specimens for laboratory exams. Takes, transcribes and implements physician orderâ€™s as needed. Sends requisitions of orders to proper departments, as necessary. Requisitions and arranges for diagnostic and therapeutic services as ordered by attending physician. Orders prescribed medications and requisitions supplies and equipment from appropriate sources. Describes residentâ€™s response to treatment/medications, response or lack of process towards care plan or restoritive goal. Completes monthly summary for each resident as assigned and as per policy. Coordinates and evaluates the supportive interventions nursing provides to other departments or services in providing a holistic approach to resident care. Assist physicians during rounds and examinations whenever necessary. Utilize nursing process in delivering patient care and ensure continuity of care from admission through discharge.