RN Weekend Option Day/Evening

at Bethesda Senior Living

Hazelwood, MO

Posted on Apr. 26, 2016

The RN/LPN is responsible for the well being and nursing care of all residents assigned during his/her shift or tour of duty. This includes, but is not limited to: providing nursing services; assisting in carrying out physician's orders; assessing residents to note any changes in resident's conditions; responding and reporting to resident's changes in condition; distribution of medications, charting of medication, distribution/count of narcotics and maintenance of narcotic inventory record; and responding to emergencies. Requirements The ideal candidate for this position is a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing, holds a current, unencumbered license as a RN/LPN in this state, and has a minimum of two years experience in the field.

The following is a representative list of duties and responsibilities associated with this position:
-- Visit each resident on unit, assess needs, and assign nursing staff to care for residents during shift, or tour of duty
-- Receive physician's orders in resident care. Make rounds with physicians and record the rounds in resident's charts
-- Distribute medications and chart distribution of medications in resident's charts according to established standards and regulations
-- Count narcotics and maintain accurate record of narcotic inventory/count
-- Participate with the interdisciplinary team, in the development and updates of the Resident Assessment and Comprehensive Care Plan as resident's conditions change
-- Attend treatment and care plan meetings as needed
-- Assist with charting of all clinical and nursing care provided to residents
-- Ensure charting is accurate, done in a timely manner, and meets established standards and regulations
-- Provide consultation, information, and support to residents and their families as needed
-- Ensure information is transferred regarding resident care and condition as related to nursing services at shift change report i.e. shift beginning and shift ending
-- Participate in staff development programs, in-service training and staff meetings
-- Provide emergency care as appropriate, in accordance with physician orders and advance directives
-- Overall management and implementation of resident care plan, documentation in care plan of resident's progress and change in condition
-- Assures that all safety and infection control practices are followed
-- Provide care in accordance with Federal, State, and Local Regulations
-- Perform other duties as assigned and needed to ensure the quality of comprehensive nursing care and other general care to residents

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