REGISTERED NURSE - Day and Night - Full Time $10k Sign on Bonus

Description

Under the Nurse Manager’s direct supervision, the Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct nursing care in accordance with the laws governing nursing practice.

  • Ensures that the scope of duties and services provided are consistent and within the guidelines of the state nursing practice act
  • Demonstrates knowledge of individual patients’/residents’ histories, current progress, and treatment goals
  • Demonstrates ability to make appropriate nursing decisions when assessing patients/residents
  • Complies with established medication policies and procedures
  • Effectively operates and troubleshoots commonly utilized equipment
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner
  • Receives telephone orders from mid-level practitioner/M.D. and fulfills orders per established policies and procedures
  • Reassesses patients per established policies and procedures to identify progress and trends that require intervention or reporting to the mid-level practitioner
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and possesses the ability to perform basic drug calculations
  • Participates in rounds when appropriate
  • Accepts patient assignments as directed by Charge Nurse or Director of Patient Services
  • Coordinates care with ancillary clinical departments to provide optimal patient care
  • Coordinates and oversees care delivered by LSA’s
  • Ensures patient weights are performed and documented for patients as ordered
  • Enhances professional growth by attending seminars or further educational opportunities
  • Actively seeks out opportunities for professional advancement
  • Actively participates in orientation of new employees
  • Possesses the ability to recognize changes in patient status and ensures implementation of appropriate interventions
  • Verbalizes the Registered Nurse role in patient emergency situations and cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Performs other duties as assigned
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Job Requirements

Skills

  • Preferred minimum of at least two (2) years in a Rehab Setting.

Education Required

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State in which performing duties

Additional Information

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State in which performing duties
  • Certified Rehab Nurse preferred.
  • Certified in BLS/CPR
  • Attend aggressive behavioral management training as required by the facility within thirty (30) days of employment
  • Maintain current certification in good standing during employment with this facility, or obtain within thirty (30) days of hire