Mfrc-Charge Nurse

South Carolina Baptist Ministries Of Aging Laurens , SC 29360

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary:

The Charge Nurse (RN) or (LPN) supervises and directs daily nursing activities and care of residents under the supervision of the Director of Nursing or designee and as prescribed by the physician, ensuring compliance with accepted standards of nurse practice and regulation. Promotes a positive physical and psychosocial environment for the residents. Works collaboratively with leadership and other staff members to support the Mission and Values of SCBMA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise nursing staff in the daily delivery of resident care; monitors and schedules job assignments and develops nursing unit priorities

  • Oversee CNA duties and responsibilities

  • Care for residents using nursing judgement following policy and procedures of the organization.

  • Completes quality care audits as assigned by Director of Nursing, ensure equipment and work areas are clean, safe and orderly and ensure strict adherence to procedures regarding hazardous chemicals and fire safety.

  • Provide direct resident care when needed, as determined by resident condition and available staff; completes treatments, procedures and administers medications as ordered by the physician

  • Document all pertinent information on interdisciplinary notes, document medications administered, treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records protecting privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the residents and employees.

  • Discharge, transfer and admit residents

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • LPN or RN certificate

  • Current SC LPN or RN license

  • 1 yr working in geriatric nursing, including experience with medication administration, delivery systems and experience in IV therapy, wound care, G-tube preferred

  • Skilled in basic life support (BLS), CPR

  • 1 yr in a supervisory/management position with experience in staff development, training and scheduling preferred

  • Understanding of Medicare, Medicaid, DHEC and other legal regulations and policies as well as resident rights

  • Understanding of physical and psychological effects of the aging process

  • Ability to make sound, independent decisions, as circumstances warrant

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office, time management and electronic medical record systems

  • Strong communication and motivational skills, including problem resolution in both resident care and employee management situations

  • Ability to maintain patient, tactful composure when dealing with residents, family members, staff and visitors

  • Well organized, flexible and good team player

  • Committed to 100% customer satisfaction and offering highest level of care

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more

  • Exposure to biological agents such as viruses and other microbes

  • Scheduled work during off hours including weekends, nights or holidays

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