RN - LTAC

Verona, PA 15147

Post Date: 02/19/2018 Job ID: 15607 Category: Registered Nurse

Shift: 11: 00 PM 7: 30 AM

Job Description:
  • Assumes responsibility for assignment and views problems as challenges.
  • Demonstrates awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department.
  • Works with the interdisciplinary team in evaluating, planning, and implementing plans of care.
  • Provides appropriate, direct resident care.
  • RNs monitor a patient's vital signs and symptoms, maintain records, deliver medication and implement other treatments.

Responsibilities:
  • Gives injections, takes vital signs, performs basic diagnostic tests, observes residents, dresses wounds, administers medication.
  • Provides IV therapy as permitted by practice act and policy.
  • Complies with established medication use policies.
  • Observes and records resident's symptoms, condition, and/or reactions to medications and treatments and reports results to the supervisor in charge.
  • Communicates effectively with residents and families about care concerns.
  • Instructs and demonstrates care.
  • Performs assigned work in a timely and productive manner.
  • Strictly adheres to all policies and practices relative to resident care and facility-related information.
  • Complies with all safety policies and procedures, including Infection Control Precautions.
  • Assures equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department.
  • Establishes appropriate and effective communication strategies.
  • Establishes professional and respectful interpersonal relationships.
  • Contributes to the unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting residents.
  • Constructively receives feedback and direction.
  • Prior to performing new or challenging skills, requests assistance and reviews relevant policies and procedures.
  • Requests assistance to help in planning and prioritizing activities as needed.
  • Oversees care given by Certified Nursing Assistants to ensure adequate and timely care is provided.

For more information, please contact A-Line Staffing at 877-782-3334.

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