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St. Marys - RN or LPN Long Term Care

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Full Time - 40 hrs/wk (6a-2p) St. Marys Posted on 8/13/2021

  • Monitor residents’ status including vital signs, significant lab values, nutrition, and activity.
  • Completes nursing assessments according to facility policies and procedures and standards of nursing care.
  • Record all significant observation in the nurses notes.
  • Receives all new orders and follows up appropriately.
  • Inform the dietary department of any new admission or dietary change of a current resident via the communication slip.
  • Completes incident report when incidents occur on their shift; notifies physician and family members: and, starts incident investigation.
  • Administers medications per physician orders, documents on the resident MAR and completes any other needed monitoring such as required blood pressures with medicine administration.
  • Communicates with the interdisciplinary care plan team to insure that residents needs are appropriately planned for in the care plan and the plan is resident directed.
  • Completes skilled admission and discharge sheets including contacting appropriate pharmacy.
  • Maintains a safe environment for residents, visitors and staff and is knowledgeable of OSHA, state and other regulatory requirements.
  • Reduces the risk of health care acquired infections through compliance with current CDC hand hygiene guidelines and use of Standard Precautions.
  • Ensures nursing procedures are followed by nursing service personnel, and it reflects the day to day nursing care procedures used by the facility.
  • Directs the day-to-day functions of the nursing activities in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the facility, including making of work assignments to nursing assistants.