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Registered Nurse

Company: Morada Temple
Location: Temple
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

RN Charge Nurse Position Title: - - - - - - - - - - Charge Nurse - RN Department: - - - - - - - Skilled NursingExempt Status: - - - - - - - - - Non-Exempt Supervisor: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Assistant Director of Nurses/Director of Nurses GENERAL SUMMARY: The Charge Nurse is a RN -who is responsible for the overall nursing care/service on his/her shift, including the accurate and timely administration of medications, treatments, documentation and emergency calls, as indicated. - We are looking to fill the 6am-2pm, 2-10 shift and PRN any shift.PRINCIPLE DUTIES: Essential Job Duties:

  • Supervises direct care of residents and CNA personnel on his/her shift.
  • Administers direct care as necessary.
  • Gives and receives shift reports.
  • Rounds twice a shift to assure proper care is rendered in a safe and clean environment.
  • Keeps physicians and families aware of changes in resident's condition.
  • Assists in developing comprehensive care plans. Other Duties:
  • Maintains the self respect, personal dignity, and physical safety of each resident.
  • Maintains accurate documentation of all care rendered.
  • Responds to resident emergency call system.
  • Interfaces with other disciplines to assure continuity of care and services.
  • Accompanies physicians when making rounds.
  • Encourages restorative care in order to obtain maximum resident independence.
  • Participates in family/resident counseling as necessary.
  • Assists with the orientation and evaluation of nursing personnel.
  • Attends in-service training and education sessions, as assigned.
  • Assures proper functioning of equipment and adequate supplies.
  • Performs specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor. WELLNESS FOCUS:
    The Morada Temple employees are expected to promote a healthy community culture for all residents and employees. - This is a whole-person approach to health and wellness which includes eight dimensions of wellness: - Emotional, Environmental, Health Services, Intellectual, Physical, Social, Spiritual and Vocational. - Through these efforts we can ensure and exceed residents' wellness needs relating to their mind, body and soul, which may also have a positive effect on the employees, as a result. QUALIFICATIONS: RN currently licensed in the State. - At least 6 months nursing experience in long term care setting preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting; must be able to stand/walk for up to 70% of the work day; must be able to lift , transfer, turn and position residents weighing up to 125 lbs. unassisted, or with the assistance of one for a resident weighing over 125 lbs. May be subjected to offensive odors and combative behavior. - Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. frequently, and 50 lbs. occasionally. - May be exposed to communicable diseases including the HIV and HBV viruses. - Must be able to work paying close attention to detail with frequent interruptions.

Keywords: Morada Temple, Temple , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Temple, Texas

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