Long Term Care RNs are responsible for coordinating total nursing care for patients, participating in patient and family teaching and providing leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing care in the clinical setting.
Long Term Care RNs: Includes, but not limited to:
Maintains the standards of nursing care and implements the policies and procedures set by the facility.
Assesses the resident’s condition and nursing needs, sets goals, prescribes appropriate nursing actions to meet those goals and the age-related, physical, psychological, social and rehabilitative needs of the resident.
Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding the resident to the appropriate person (i.e physician, nurse manager, or CNE) and records those observations accurately and concisely.
Assigns nursing care to team members in accordance with the resident’s needs and the personnel’s capabilities and qualifications, and assigns other duties as assigned.
Responsible for overseeing the duties of staff LPNs and CNAs.
Administers medications and performs treatments to assigned residents.
Directs, supervises and evaluates nursing care provided to patients.
Oversees the daily delivery of patient care to residents in the SNF.
Provide patient care including colostomy care, wound care, IV infusion, blood sugar checks, oxygen monitoring and any other orders from the physician.
- 1 year of recent working experience as a SNF RN (not including clinicals)
- Current BLS Card
- Current TB Screen
- Current State License
- Valid Identification/Driver's License
- Successful completion of a Background Check and Medely's screening process