RN Long Term Care

Grand Blanc, MI

Post Date: 05/30/2017 Job ID: 22014 Category: Registered Nurse

Services:

  • 24-hour Skilled Nursing Care.
  • 7-Day a Week Physician Coverage.
  • Short & Long Term Care.
  • Physical & Occupational Therapy.
  • Respite Care.
  • Respiratory Services.
  • Palliative Care Services.

Job Description:
  • Registered nurses (RNs) monitor patients, develop patient care plans, implement treatments and provide guidance.
  • RNs who provide in-home care or who work in a care facility can supervise the work of licensed practical nurses (LPNs), nursing assistants or home care aides.
  • Clinical nurses and nurse practitioners can be primary caregivers and are responsible for making diagnosis and prescribing treatments for patients.

Job Duties:
  • RNs monitor a patient's vital signs and symptoms, maintain records, deliver medication and implement other treatments.
  • Under the direction of RNs, aides and assistants can monitor patients, as well as feed, clothe, change linens and assist with personal hygiene.
  • In smaller facilities, RNs may assume many duties performed by aides.

Qualifications:
  • RNs typically complete a nursing associate's or bachelor's degree program before seeking entry-level work.
  • More clinical experience is available through bachelor's degree nursing programs, which can enhance opportunities for employment in health care facilities.
  • LPNs complete year-long training programs offered by vocational schools and community colleges.
  • Completion of a graduate degree program is preferable for nurses seeking advancement to management positions and is required for clinical nurses and nurse practitioners.
  • All nurses must obtain a license by passing the National Council Licensure Examination.
  • Certification is required for nursing assistants, though it is not necessary for aide positions.

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