Under the director of and in collaboration with manager, performs responsibilities exercising initiative, judgment and independent decision-making within the scope of the State Nurse Practice Act, hospital policy and other governing organizations.
Full Time - DAY SHIFT POSITION
Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility to changing situations including cares, medication and behaviors.
Demonstrates leadership skills through problem solving and adherence to standards of care in accordance with assessment process and manager.
Identifies changes and trends in resident status. Individualizes care plans for residents depending on needs. Evaluate resident outcomes and effectiveness of plan of care. Documents all findings.
Practices safety and infection control measures. Completes treatments, med administration and equipment use following established standards. Responds appropriately to emergency situations.
Assess for resident/family learning needs. Plans and coordinates with other disciplines (P.T., Pharmacist, etc.) to meet learning needs of residents. Teaches, counsels and reinforces residents and family members. Implements measures to meet resident needs including pain levels, cares and others as dictated by state regulations.
Assumes accountability and responsibility for quality of resident care provided. Demonstrates initiative and good judgment in all situations.
Fosters support and team building with residents & families, RCA's, and manager.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Employee will comply with all Mille Lacs Health System (MLHS) policies, including safety policies, procedures, and rules. All will be expected to report unsafe conditions to a member of management.
Required Education and Experience
Minnesota Licensure as a Registered Nurse
Basic Life Support/CPR certification
Preferred Education and Experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to the resident population served in the Long Term Care facility.
Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth, development and aging, from adolescence through the end of life, including death and dying.
Assess and interpret data relating to the resident's status in order to identify the resident's age specific needs.
Demonstrates ability to delegate work to other staff (RCA's) and maintain RCA accountability.
Professional written and verbal communication
Expertise with computer based data
Quality and Safety focused
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