Greene Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center -
$5,000.00 Sign On Bonus
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Twenty four hour responsibility for all nursing care on unit.
Direct standardization, enforces policy and procedures. Develop and adapts work techniques and methods of resolving nursing service problems.
Plans nursing care to meet the total needs of the resident.
Initiate the plan of care for the patient through assessment and interview of the patient on admission; assures completion of admission assessments. Assesses completion of admitting nursing notes to reflect information needed to complete MDS. The information will be the basis for the plan of care.
Complete the Skin Risk Assessment for all admission & readmission and assure that resident has proper mattress and seat cushion as applicable.
Head care plan conference weekly with Social Worker, Activity Director, CNA, Dietician and other IDT members. Follow-up on recommendations of Care plan Committee.
Adjusts care plan when indicated on coordination with the IDT.
Responsible for weekly wound rounds. Coordinate wound rounds with wound nurse.
Assist MD with floor rounds providing information on status of resident.
Responsible for the proper transcription and execution of physician’s orders, accurate documentation, maintenance of the clinical record completeness and accuracy of medication record through chart auditing.
Supervises CNA performance and productivity.
Initiates disciplinary action of CNA’s when warranted.
Holds weekly unit meetings with Nurses and CNA’s.
Addresses resident and staff concerns to promote quality care.
Complete room rounds at least twice a shift to observe and evaluate resident’s physical/emotional state and safety. Has knowledge of resident’s condition at all times. Ensure rooms are clean and neat and presentable at all times.
Provide direct patient care when needed.
Keeps Director of Nursing informed of status of patient and other related matters.
Adjusts CNA’s assignments when warranted.
Assures completion and proper follow through of doctors call list daily.
Directly supervises staff nurses to ensure their completion of duties as well as the direct supervision of CNA’s.
Charts audits using our eMar system SIGMA Care
Other assignments may be given as deemed necessary by the DON.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
At least one-year experience in a supervisory capacity in a long term care facility.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Current RN license.
Must have interest in Geriatric nursing.
RESIDENT RIGHTS FUNCTIONS
Maintain resident confidentiality; treat resident with kindness, dignity and respect. Know and comply with Resident’s Rights rules.