Cadia Rehabilitation-Renaissance, located in Millsboro Delaware, Sussex County, MINUTES from area LEWES AND REHOBOTH BEACH DE.
Full time Employees are eligible for
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation after 90 days
Generous 401K Benefit!
12 HOUR SHIFTS LPN/LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE~
CADIA RENAISSANCE HAS 12 HOUR SHIFTS for LPNS Full-time/Part time
7a-7p and 7p-7a.
Purpose of Your Job Position
The primary purpose of your job position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services or Nurse Supervisor to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.
Delegation of Authority
As staff nurse, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. 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.
Essential Job Functions
Direct the day to day functions of the nursing assistants in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility
Meet with your assigned nursing staff, as well as support personnel in planning the shift services, programs, and activities
Complete 24 Hour Report
Assist in completing C.N.A. assignments
Make rounds on assigned residents
Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as may be requested.
Admit, transfer and discharge residents as required
Complete accident/incident reports as necessary
Give and receive nursing report
Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting in DAR format, etc., as necessary.
Charting and Documentation
Receive telephone orders from physicians and record on the Physician's Order Form
Transcribe physician's orders to resident charts, cardex, medication cards, treatment/care plans as required
Drug Administration Functions
Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician and in accordance with Facility policy
Clarify any questions with RN/Supervisor
Perform venipuncture, IV management (competency required) as allowed by State Law
Nursing Care Functions
Inform nursing personnel of new admissions, their expected time of arrival, room assignment, etc.
Ensure that rooms are ready for new admissions
Greet newly admitted residents upon admission, Escort them to their rooms as necessary
Participate in the orientation of new residents/family members to the facility
Make rounds with physicians as necessary
Make periodic checks to ensure that prescribed treatments are being properly administered by certified nursing assistants and to evaluate the resident's physical and emotional status
Notify the resident's attending physician when the resident is involved in an accident or incident
Notify resident's attending physician and next of kin when there is a change in the resident's condition
Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree form an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved RN/LPN program.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN in this state
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care
Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel
Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents
Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices
Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition
Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.