Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assess patient's nursing needs.
Develop nursing care plan.
Provide assessed nursing care needs to patient.
Monitor patient progress.
Record patient progress.
May assist with examinations and procedures.
Administer medications as prescribed by physician.
Train others in safely administering medications as prescribed by physicians.
May perform procedures such as dressing wounds, etc.
May provide emergency care for patients.
Coordinate patient care with care team, outside providers and agencies, and family members.
Provide health education, including self-care and wellness issues, to patients and their families.
Coordinate outside training for CPR and First Aid Response for others on agency.
Serve as an advocate on behalf of patients.
Supervise the maintenance of current health, medical and insurance records on each resident.
Maintain current MN registration/certification and CPR/first aid training and meet yearly CEU requirements as needed.
Follow agency policy and remain compliant with DHS licensing standards.
Inform appropriate management of pertinent medical findings and recommendations for follow-up up with outside agencies
Schedule routine physicals, medical and dental exams as needed; may accompany resident on appointments.
Promote personal safety and a safe environment for participants and co-workers.
Perform duties in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and professional and community standards.
. Responsible for ordering equipment and supplies
May plan and coordinate community programs to promote health.
Assure program participant privacy is maintained by being knowledgeable and following HIPAA privacy and security regulations.
Work as many hours as needed to complete the job.
Other duties as assigned.
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