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RN/LVN- Staff Nurse

Company: Advanced Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center of Gar
Location: Garland
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Advanced Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center of Garland - Job Purpose:To provide nursing care to residents as prescribed by the physician and in accordance with standardsof nursing practices and regulations.Essential job Duties and Responsibilities:Nursing Care:Prepare and review medical records and nurses notes, and assess residents to observe and evaluate their physical and emotional status. Monitor resident activity, evaluate nursing care in accordance with professional standards, and provide nursing care according to physicians orders, care plans, established standards and facility policies. Coordinate and assist or prepare for new admissions,transfers, and discharge of residents. Transcribe physicians telephone orders. Communicate with Residents, family members, other interdisciplinary team members and management regarding resident status.Drug Administration and Documentation:Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician; in accordance with nursingstandards and facility policies. Sign, date and perform all charting and record keeping in accordance with established policies and procedures.Direct Patient Care:Lead and monitor licensed and other professionals. May schedule job assignments and set priorities. Assist and coach as needed. Provide feedback as to their effectiveness; may serve as team leader inthis function.Resident Rights:Understand, comply with and promote all rules regarding Residents rights.Other Job Functions:Care Plans:Assist and participate in developing and implementing a written care plan for individual residents thataddresses the needs of the resident.Staff Development:Participate in in-service training, assist in implementing orientation programs and job skills training, maintains professional competenceSafety and Sanitation:Monitor environment and care practices of nursing personnel to ensure compliance of established safety, fire and disaster, infection control and ensure all other departmental policies and procedures are followed; and to ensure cleanliness and safety of work and treatment areasOther Duties:Other duties as assignedPhysical and Sensory Requirements (with or without the aid of mechanical device):Works in a climate-controlled and well-lighted environment.. Works in an office and throughout the building daily. Has Category 1 risk of exposure to infectious diseases, but receives training in handwashing practices and Universal Precautions and has access to personal protective equipment if direct exposure is anticipated. Is subject to interruptions, noise, and odors dailyWalking, reaching, climbing, bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing and pulling, ability to distinguish smells, tastes and temperatures, ability to communicate with residents and employees, ability to understand and follow training, ability to instruct staff in service education, and the ability to remain calm under stress.Qualifications:Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing and currently licensed by the State. Experience as a Charge Nurse or supervisory experience preferred.Must be CPR Certified.Ability to convey, explain, or interpret complex specialized information related to long term care rules and regulations. Hence strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Ability to complete continuing education hours as required by the State.Ability to build and maintain relationships, coordinate plans, distribute information and develop a mutual knowledge base for effective implementation of state and federal rules and regulations. Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents, families, and government regulators. Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance.Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.At Will Statement:This job description provides guidelines only and none of its provisions are contractual in nature. The Job Description does not guarantee employment for any specific period of time or any specific terms or benefits of employment. All employment with the Company is at will, meaning that you or the Company may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without notice or cause. No member of the Companys management staff has the authority to make oral or written promises of employment that are inconsistent with the policy of at-will employment. The at-will nature of employment may only be modified through a written employment agreement signed by the head ofthe Companys governing body and the team member.Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA):Our Facility is committed to protecting the privacy, security and integrity of individually identifiable health information received from or on behalf of our employees. The Facility adheres to the highest standards of integrity in the performance of its business and is prepared to maintain compliance with HIPPA and other regulatory requirements by adopting and adjusting policies and processes asnecessary. All employees are required to adhere to all HIPPA regulations

Keywords: Advanced Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center of Gar, Garland , RN/LVN- Staff Nurse, Healthcare , Garland, Texas

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