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Registered Nurse SLC
Riverside Healthcare • Kankakee, IL
Posted 9 days ago
The licensed nurse is responsible for assessing the needs of each resident and planning the nursing care necessary to meet those needs, including the spiritual, emotional, and physiological needs. Once planned, the licensed nurse is responsible to see that the plan of care is carried out through performances and/or leadership of subordinate personnel documented accountablity for nursing observations, interactions, assessments of patient responses and plan for future action and education.
PART III: POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
Actively participates in nursing department meetings, town meetings, employee opinion surveys. Provides communication and feedback with development, implementation and evaluation of delivery of care, Sojourn and RMC health system initiatives.
Administers medications, treatments, and various procedures ordered by the physician in timely and safe manner.
Assigns and supervises duties, coordinates nursing service to residents.
Assumes responsibility for obtaining continuing education relating to care of the geriatric , standards of care, federal state and local regulations.
Evaluates all nursing care to insure that the needs of the residents are being et effectively and efficiently.
Maintains a clean and safe work environment for residents and staff. Responsible for equipment assigned for resident care is clean. Reports and removes any equipment that is not functioning properly. Understands and implements the principles of infection control, consistently using standard precautions and washes hands after each resident contact. Removes and disposes of gloves after each resident contact.
Maintains accurate charting and maintenance of resident's records, care plan, follow-up/follow through with interventions and changes as appropriate.
Provides an accurate and thorough report to oncoming staff assuming care for residents in a private area. Reports changes in condition to physician, Charge Nurse and others as appropriate. Communicates and/or documents changes in condition or behavior of resident to MD and charge nurse and other healthcare team members as appropriate through shift.
Provides professional resident centered nursing care for residents following established standards and practices in the delivery of care and treatment.
Reports all unusual conditions, occurrences, complaints or reactions to ADON, DON or appropriate department manager in a timely manner.
- Graduate of an approved school of nursing, BSN preferred.
- CPR Certified, required
License or Certification Requirements:
- Current registration (or application thereof with current work permit) with the Illinois Board of Examiners and the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation and Education.