Registered Nurse

Monrovia Gardens Healthcare Center

Full Time
CA, Sierra Madre
Posted 4 months ago

POSITION SUMMARY

The purpose of your job position is to provide each resident with routine
daily nursing care in accordance with current federal, state, and local
standards that govern the facility and as directed by your supervisors.

The Registered Nurse will treat each resident with kindness, dignity and
respect. They will knock before entering each resident’s room. They will refer
to each resident by their name. They will be courteous to families and
visitors. They will maintain a positive and calm disposition. They will
communicate clearly, empathetically, and effectively when speaking to
residents, family members, visitors, staff and any governmental agency
personnel. They will make sound independent decisions when circumstances
warrant such action. They will work cooperatively with all departments and
multidisciplinary teams. They will demonstrate patience, initiative and
willingness to assist residents that may be difficult. They will relate all
pertinent information concerning a resident’s condition to a charge nurse when
required. They will be committed to always doing the right thing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Assessment and development of resident care plans
* Ensuring that all nursing care is provided in privacy
* Checking vital signs
* Dressing wounds
* Passing out medications
* Assisting with admissions
* Making rounds with physicians
* Starting IVs
* Listening to residents and their families
* Addressing questions/concerns of residents
* Performing accurate and detailed charting of resident progress notes
* Providing assistance to LVNs and CNAs
* Ensuring equipment is in good operating order
* Monitoring residents that are at risk for falls
* Collecting lab samples
* Abiding with all facility policies and procedures including not disclosing user ID codes and passwords
* Following Infection and Control policies
* Reporting any occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, or other hazardous materials to a supervisor immediately
* Attending annual facility in-service training programs
* Completing other assignments when requested by management

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this
position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties
you will be required to perform as directed by management. The omission of
specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the
work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.

REQUIREMENTS

Education / Licensure

Nursing Degree from accredited school or college

Valid RN license in good standing

Valid CPR and BLS card

Qualifications / Experience

Minimum of 1 year of skilled nursing experience preferred

Must be able to speak, read, write and comprehend the English language

Ability to use computer or tablet to enter resident data

Working Conditions

May encounter frequent interruptions

May be involved with residents, family and government agencies

May be requested to work beyond scheduled working hours at times

Is subject to call‑back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather,
evacuation, post‑disaster, etc.)

May be subjected to odors, dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoking or air
contaminants

May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB
and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses

May be exposed to or handle hazardous chemicals

Physical Requirements

Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day

Working throughout the nursing areas

Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds. Lifting more weight up to 100 pounds
requires assistance

Ability to read fine print on tablet, progress notes and/or medical labels

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