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Registered Nurse - FT - (6a-6:30p) - $5K Sign On

at Volunteers of America

Posted: 7/1/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3418/5995
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Bethesda Care Center is a premier provider of long-term care, memory support, short-term rehabilitation and end-of-life care in the Fremont community. Bethesda offers a warm, friendly environment where the privacy and wishes of our residents are respected.

Volunteers of America-Bethesda Care Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join the team to work 6am-6:30pm shift in Fremont, OH!

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides Leadership and Direction on Assigned Unit

    • Role models positive communication skills with NA/R's, C.N.A.'s, HHA's, STNAs, TMA's (if applicable), interdisciplinary team, supervisory and management team, customers, residents and families.
    • Listen to shift report and keep open lines of communication with supervisor, co-workers and on-coming shift.
    • Make rounds to residents to observe their physical and psychosocial status.
    • Assign personnel appropriately to meet resident needs.
    • Ensure that unit personnel on your shift are carrying out their assignments.
    • Attend nurses and team meetings as scheduled and/or assigned.
    • Initiate disciplinary action when the performance of personnel warrants such action.
    • Report occupational exposures to needlesticks, blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with facility policy and procedures governing accidents and incidents.
  • Resident Care Functions
    • Maintains competence in all required skills within the facility.
    • Treats and ensures that residents are treated with respect and dignity.
    • Immediately reports any suspected abuse or neglect per company policy
    • Perform nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the resident.
    • Administers prescribed medications and treatments per MD orders.
    • Is drug knowledgeable and reports resident response, side effects, responds to drug considerations and reports problems or potential problems to the physicians.
    • Maintains all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner according to policies and procedures of the facility.
    • Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding monitoring of vital signs, weights, administration of medications and treatments.
    • Make physician calls to report resident change in condition.
    • Keep families updated on resident conditions.
    • Comply with acute emergency protocols and tasks involved in the event of a 911 call.
    • Follows all DNR/DNI/CPR/Comfort Care protocols and orders.
  • Charting, Documentation and Assessment Functions
    • Contribute toward completing and updating resident's care plans.
    • Evaluate the performances of all personnel working under your supervision and direction.
    • Perform routine charting duties as required and in accordance with established charting and documentation policies and procedures.
    • Accurately transcribes physician's orders as per facility protocol and forwards necessary information to other departments.
    • Document and report all incidents, accidents that occur involving residents, visitors, and staff.
    • Chart nurses' notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided as well as the resident response.
    • Provides ongoing resident assessments as necessary and as assigned and documents these assessments per facility policy.
  • Personnel Functions
    • Attend nurses meetings as scheduled.
    • Maintain a clean, safe and efficient work environment.
    • Maintains continuing education requirements.
    • Initiate disciplinary action when the performance of personnel warrants such action.
    • Participate in employee performance evaluations, determining staffing requirements, and making recommendations to the Supervisor concerning employee counseling etc.
    • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with inter-departmental personnel.
    • Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line modules.
  • Committee Functions
    • Serve on, participate in and attend various committees and meetings of the facility to enhance interdisciplinary process.
  • Other duties as assigned.



QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current licensure in the state of employment as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current CPR Registration.
  • Maintenance of required CEU's.
  • Experience in long-term care preferred.
  • Good problem solver with abilities to make independent judgments utilizing initiative, discretion and the nursing process as needed.
  • Demonstrates leadership ability.
  • Effective communicator with staff, families and outside agencies.
  • Ability to prioritize duties.
  • Customer service oriented with knowledge of successful customer service techniques.
  • Clinical competence to utilize the nursing process to perform physical and cognitive assessments of residents.
  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
  • Must be a team player.

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

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