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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Oak River Rehab
Location: Anderson
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

$1,500 SIGN ON BONUS

POSITION

The primary function of the Registered Nurse is to insure effective and efficient nursing care is provided as prescribed by the physician and as required by the facility's policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • Current, active license as a Registered Nurse
  • Experience in long tenn geriatric nursing care and/or training in supervision preferred

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Accurately prepare, administer and document medications, tests upon which the administration of medications are dependent, and perfonn treatments according to the physician's orders and as directed by the facility's policies and procedures
  • Record time spent perfonning individual treatments in accordance with ancillary services policy on the medication/treatment record
  • Assess the resident's response to medication regime with prompt notification to the physician of any adverse effects
  • Notify the physician of refusal of medication/treatments and/or non-compliance with treatment plan
  • Infonn resident and family member of mediation/treatment plan and new orders with explanation of the type, purpose and potential side effects of the medication/treatment
  • Insure proper storage and security of drugs and biologicals in accordance with the facility's policies and procedures
  • Insure drug ordering and receiving policies and procedures are followed in accordance with the facility's policies and procedures
  • Insure correct disposal of sharps
  • Keep medication cart and room neat, clean and medication correctly stored

Keep medication refrigerator clean, at correct temperature and items stored labeled and dated

  • Assist the Charge Nurse as required which includes but is not limited to assessment of residents on change of condition, notification of physician and families, admissions, discharges or transfers, weekly progress note documentation, MDS assessment and care plans
  • Assist in orientation and training of new nursing personnel, as required
  • Practice, implement and supervise Infection Control and Universal Precaution policies and procedures
  • Practice, implement and supervise safety policies and procedures

Participate in Quality Assurance Program

React appropriately to emergencies and disaster situations

Assist in teaching of resident, families, and personnel on specific procedures

  • Assist with physician rounds and orders, as required
  • Assist with monitoring and supervising of dining program and meal service as assigned

Respond to audit reports with prompt corrective action

  • Attend in-service education and staff meetings as required

Keywords: Oak River Rehab, Redding , Registered Nurse (RN), Other , Anderson, California

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