Registered Nurse (RN) On-call

Position Summary

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for assessment and direct care of residents including, but not limited to, resident assessments and monitoring, coordination of services, infection control, medication management, treatment and wound dressing changes as needed. Supervises Certified Nursing Assistants and other personnel in the delivery of nursing care. Come join the clinical team providing excellent patient care and customer service to the residents we serve in long term care.

The Registered Nurse positions are at various Washington locations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Resident Assessment
• Adhere to the state rules and regulations concerning delivery of care and assure that effective
• process.
• Demonstrate ability to perform physical assessment through observation, inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation.
• Identify needs and provide input for discharge planning and follow-up throughout length of stay.

Develops Plan of Care
• Develop individualized plan of care in collaboration with the resident/responsible party and interdisciplinary care team.
• Seek LPN and Certified Nursing Assistant input when developing plan of care.
• Revise plan of care with input from resident/responsible party and interdisciplinary care team.
• Implement teaching with resident/responsible party consistent with interdisciplinary plan of care.

Implements Plan of Care
• Implement plan of care consistently, effectively and cost efficiently with focus on resident centered outcomes.
• Assume responsibility for care interventions consistent with skill level and professional standards of care.
• Utilize professional and sound judgment in delivery of care.
• Follow company policies and procedures to ensure a safe, caring, comfortable and clean environment.
• Work in collaboration with physician and/or other health care professionals by sharing information relevant to changing plan of care.
• Evaluate effectiveness of the plan of care in conjunction with the interdisciplinary care plan team.

Resident Care Delivery
• Deliver and maintain optimum resident care and comfort by demonstrating knowledge and skills of current nursing practices.
• Follow company, facility and departmental policies and procedures, and appropriately utilize nursing judgment.
• Ensure accurate documentation of all medical records and reporting forms.

Supervision
• Supervise Certified Nursing Assistants and other personnel.
• Evaluate the job skills and work performance of the Certified Nursing Assistants and other nurses
• Attend and participate in supervisory meetings. Support and follow through with management team goals.
• Performs other management duties as assigned.

Other Responsibilities
• Provide compassionate resident care services. Establish and maintain positive interactions with internal and external customers, including co-workers and direct reports.
• Demonstrate strong ethical practices regarding individual resident rights. Support resident autonomy and choice.
• Promote a restraint-free environment.
• Demonstrate knowledge of policies governing medication administration and documentation. Demonstrate a knowledge of drug reactions and sensitivities and nursing interventions.
• Assure that narcotics are accounted for properly.
• Recognize normal and abnormal lab values and communicate same in appropriate manner to physician and other interdisciplinary team members as appropriates.
• Demonstrate working knowledge of infection control practices.

Specific Skill Requirements

• Excellent interpersonal skills as well as the ability to build teams and foster a positive work environment.
• Ability to work with multiple tasks and deadlines in an efficient manner.
• Excellent organizational and assessment skills.
• Working knowledge of the changes associated with the aging process and the ability to problem solve.
• Ability to be flexible and maintain own schedule with accountability
• Basic computer knowledge ability with an aptitude to learn company software.
• Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance.

Education and Experience

• Must possess and maintain a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Washington
• Recent clinical experience, education, or specialty skills specific to skilled nursing

Company Info

Company Name
Post Acute Solutions

Company URL
http://www.postacute.org

Contact Name
KAREN WILLIAMS

Email
karen.williams@postacutesolutionsnw.com

Phone
(360) 481-1404

Location

1201 Pacific Avenue, Suite C-6, Tacoma, WA
Tacoma 98402


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