L&D Registered Nurse (RN)

US-TX-Plano | US-TX-Dallas
2 weeks ago
ID
2014-1053
# of Openings
5
Minimum
USD $36.77/Hr.
Category
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians
Maximum
USD $40.77/Hr.

Overview

 

This is a great opportunity to join a leading team and position yourself to advance your career!

 

An L&D RN, under the direction of the physician, is responsible for total nursing care to all residents on assigned unit during the assigned shift including responsibility for delegation of duties, resident nursing care, staff performance and adherence by staff members to facility policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

 

  1. Participate in the development and implementation of an individualized patient care plan for the resident with resident, family and interdisciplinary team members.
  2. Implement total nursing care plan through assessment, planning and evaluation.
  3. Complete specific assessments as required or are necessary and implement appropriate measures.  Periodically re-evaluate measures for effectiveness.
  4. Administer prescribed medications and treatments according to policy and procedures; evaluate treatment effectiveness on a continuing basis.
  5. Assist in maintaining a physical, social and psychological environment, which is conducive to the overall welfare of the resident.
  6. Participate in resident and family teaching.
  7. Monitor performance of team members and become involved in staff development, evaluation and discipline when indicated.
  8. Remain current in facility policies, procedures and nursing trends by participating in in service and continuing education programs.

May include, but not limited to:

  1. Recognize significant changes in the condition of residents and take necessary action.
  2. Document nursing care rendered resident response and all other pertinent and necessary data as outlined in facility's policies and procedures.
  3. Lead therapeutic groups as assigned.
  4. In the absence of a nursing supervisor, function as a charge nurse by serving as a resource person to staff, answer questions, problem solve, and make decisions relevant to resident care.
  5. Provide care in accordance with the Department of Health and Family Services regulations.

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum 1 year of acute care experience in a hospital setting is required.
  • Graduation from an accredited nursing education program.
  • Texas registration as a professional nurse.
  • No resident abuse convictions.
  • Prompt and regular attendance.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate and work well with patients and staff members.
  • Ability to follow facility policies and procedures.
  • Ability to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
  • Ability to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, mentally ill, emotionally upset and at times hostile and violent residents within the facility.
  • Ability to remain current in practice as applicable to job.

 

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