Registered Nurse

Santa Teresita Inc.

Full Time
CA, Duarte
Posted 1 month ago

Purpose of Your Job Position:

Responsible for the delivery of resident care through the nursing process of
assessment, plans, implementation and evaluation. Directs nursing care in
accordance with the policies and procedures of our organization. Ensures
continuity of care by providing direct care and in supervising LVNs and CNAs.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

· Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California

· Current CPR Certificate and Basic Cardiac Life Support Certificate

· Minimum one year clinical experience

· Able to read, write and speak English fluently in a manner that can be
clearly understood by others

· Complete 30 hours of continuing education every two years (minimum of 10
units in any given year)

Duties and Responsibilities

· Orient and mentor new staff

· Educate residents and their support group in a manner that respects their
dignity and includes them in care decisions

· Assess residents’ condition and provide necessary intervention upon
admission, quarterly and when a change in condition occurs

· Document all pertinent resident information and changes in communication
logs, medical record, care plan, and MDS on a daily basis

· Initiate and lead resident care conferences updating plan of care if needed

· Participate in nursing meetings and Performance Improvement plan

· Other duties requested by Director of Nursing

* Perform technical and manual procedures including the administration of medication and clinical treatments according to physician orders and established standards set by Santa Teresita policy and quality practices within RN scope of practice

· Serve as resource for LVNs and CNAs; assist LVNs and CNAs with medication
and procedures per RN scope of practice

* Respond to emergency situations according to policy and procedure, assuming a leadership role in these situations

· May be designated to make rounds on all nursing units to assess for changes
of condition, care planning, and document problems identified with appropriate
follow-up for their shift

· Review resident medical records in conjunction with Director of Nursing to
assure that all psychotropic medications have appropriate informed consents
and informed choice forms completed and the behaviors and medications are
clearly documented in the care plan

· Review monthly pharmacy consultant reports and assists the nursing staff to
assure that all areas of concern are addressed and completed as indicated

· May be asked to take a nursing station assignment if needed

· May be designated to assist if needed with staff schedule in order to find
replacement coverage including staff skill assessment and placement of staff
on daily assignment sheet

· Promote staff performance through education, acknowledgement, and
recognizing effective performance; document counseling when needed for adverse
performance

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Benefits:

* Dental Insurance
* Health Insurance
* Life Insurance
* Paid Time Off
* Retirement Plan
* Vision Insurance

Experience:

* Nursing Home: 1 year (Preferred)
* Clinical: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

* CPR (Required)
* BLS, ACLS (Required)
* Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)

Shifts:

* Evening (Preferred)
* Overnight (Preferred)

Environment:

* Non-clinical

Speciality :

* Geriatric

Employer type:

* Nursing home

Completed license needed:

* Upon starting work

Patient Type:

* Geriatric

Shift Length:

* 8 hours

This Job Is:

* A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
* A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
* A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

Schedule:

* Weekends required
* Night shift
* 8 hour shift
* Overnight shift

Work Remotely:

* No

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