Registered Nurse 7/3 SHIFT
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Delegated responsibility and accountability for the provision of
resident care according to professional standards of nursing
practice in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.
Implements nursing policies and procedures that reflect facility
mission and philosophy. Conducts education, infection control,
quality assurance and admission screening functions as assigned.
Utilizes resources in as efficient and economic manner to ensure
that each resident achieves the highest practicable physical,
mental and psychosocial well-being.
Provides care ensuring patient/resident safety
Develops and maintains nursing policies and procedures that
reflect current standards of nursing practice and facility
philosophy of care consistent with state and federal laws and
regulations and communicates to the nursing staff
Establishes and implements infection control program designed to
provide a safe, sanitary and comfortable environment and to prevent
the development and transmission of disease and infection.
Conducts staff training and monitors performance particularly
for proper hand washing, isolation techniques and universal
Develops and directs facility orientation and training for new
partners including general orientation, facility policies,
procedures, philosophy of care and regulations that govern long
Develops and conducts in-service education programs for facility
staff consistent with staff needs and in compliance with state and
Includes training for individuals providing nursing or nursing
related services to residents with cognitive impairments, infection
control, workplace safety issues, state law concerning advance
directives and health care proxies, long-term survey training, safe
medical device reporting requirements.
Screens prospective admissions for level of care, anticipated
needs and length of stay, presence of mental illness or mental
retardation as required by federal regulations
Audits clinical records for accuracy and completeness of
comprehensive resident assessments, effective documentation
reflecting resident responses to interventions and consistent
implementation of plan of care by all staff and professionals, on
Takes immediate action to resolve staffing shortages as directed
and notifies Director of Health Services in insufficient staff to
meet resident needs
Supervises Certified Nurse Assistants
Gathers and analyzes facts, assesses situations, develops and
implements appropriate actions to investigate, to notify
appropriate parties, to resolve issues and to record facts
properly, keeps Director of Health Services informed of findings
Conducts quality assessment and assurance activities, including
regulatory compliance rounds, in all departments to monitor
performance and to continuously improve quality.
Develops program to gather and analyze data for trends and to
institute actions to resolve problems promptly and evaluates
effectiveness of actions.
- Reports findings and makes recommendations to Quality
Assessment and Assurance Committee.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university or is a
graduate of an accredited/approved RN program.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
One (1) year professional nursing experience in long term care
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Current, active and unrestricted Registered Nurse (RN) licensure
in state of practice.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications)
Nursing service administration or supervision experience
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