Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to residents. Registration required.
- Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in residents' conditions.
- Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
- Record residents' medical information.
- Modify resident's care plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
- Direct or supervise LPN/CNA/RA staff or supervise a particular unit.
- Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate residents care plans.
- Perform physical assessments, notify physician as indicated and follow medical directives.
- Follow facility infection control programs, advising or consulting with specified personnel about necessary precautions.
- Address residents needs and determine how to assist them.
- Administer prescribed medications as ordered by physician(s) or in response to emergency situations, per medical directives. Record times, amounts, and summaries on resident chart.
- Observe residents, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and acute change of conditions and take appropriate action.
- Record all medical, Medicare and medication data accurately and report changes in condition or errors and omissions to ensure records are accurate.
- Assist in the development and implementation of skilled and restorative nursing care measures and plan of care.
- Ensure compliance with infection control pragmas, advising or consulting with specified personnel regarding necessary precautions.
- Assist in the development, monitoring and updating of individualized care plans.
- Facilitate transfers to hospitals or triage centers.
- Perform medical procedures such as IV/Saline locks, lab specimen collection (urine, stool), glucose, INR monitor, bladder scan, suction. Ensure procedures are continued as indicated in medical orders.
- PFV/VOW: Admits residents to Assisted Living. Coordinate with resident aides, residents, and resident families for resident intake.
- Attend and participate in all appropriate meetings and training opportunities in order to keep informed on current information and skill development.
- Follow established policies and procedures including but not limited to:
o Presbyterian Villages policies and procedures.
o Safety policies and procedures.
o Federal, state and local regulations.
- All other duties as assigned
- Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions and deliver upon expectations.
- Listening - Ability to actively pay attention and seek to understand.
- Relationship Building - Ability to form a meaningful and genuine connection with our residents, each other and the community.
- Respect - Ability to show and treat all with dignity and worth.
- Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
- Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
- Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
- Communication, Written and Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word and writing clearly and concisely. Ability to follow verbal and written directions.
- Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
- Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
- Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
- Empathetic - Ability to appreciate and be sensitive to the feelings of others.
- Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
- Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
- Tactful - Ability to show consideration for and maintain good relations with others.
- Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations. Ability to address emergency and non-emergency situations calmly and thoroughly, applying common sense to the resolution of problems.
- Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
- Autonomy- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
- Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Associate's Degree from an accredited school of nursing.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
Six months to one year geriatric experience preferred
Must have ability to operate a computer
EMR experience preferred
Certificates & Licenses:
Current registration and licensure from the State of Michigan
Current CPR/First Aid certifications
Availability to work holidays, evenings, or weekends.
VPF/VOR/VOW: RN will be on-call to answer concerns from staff and being available to come on-site using judgment to determine when necessary.
- Reach Outward
- Lift/Carry up to 50 lbs. (100 lbs. occasionally)
- Push/Pull up to 40 lbs. (100 lbs. occasionally)
- Vision (Near, Distance, Peripheral, Depth Perception)
- Sense of Sound (Ability to hear alarms and resident calls for assistance.)
The employee will work in resident care areas with occasional exposure to unpleasant resident care procedures and exposure to communicable diseases if proper precautions are not followed.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Under Michigan law only, any individual who needs a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential duties of the position they hold or seek must make a request, in writing, within 182 days of the day he/she knew or should have known of the need