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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Birch Healthcare Center
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN)Birch Healthcare Center is seeking Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team.$1,500 SIGN ON BONUS!Registered Nurse (RN) Job Duties:

  • Assists in defining, maintaining and interpreting standards of practice.
  • Performs required skills (assessment, intervention) according to guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary committees which influence or determine policies affecting nursing practice.
  • Follow facility procedures/protocols for admitting residents transferring to hospitals/clinics/outpatient visits and completion of appropriate documentation based on established guideline.
  • Makes rounds on all resident rooms and ensure that the L.P.N.'s, C.N.A.'s and/or others under his/her supervision receive their resident reports, has their assignments and break times scheduled.
  • Assist the L.P.N. in establishing routines which facilitate a high level of nursing practice.
  • Receives and give reports from and to outgoing and incoming shifts. Count or ensure the counting of controlled drugs with outgoing and incoming shifts.
  • Coordinates/Prepares MDS schedules for quarterly, annual and significant change assessments.
  • Complete MDS Booklet as per schedule (Nursing Sections).
  • Reviews and signs off on all completed MDS and RAP Summary.
  • Develops care plan that demonstrate knowledge of criteria to ascertain resident specific needs based on health care problem(s).
  • Makes needed revisions and updates to the care plans.
  • Ensures that care plan is carried out which demonstrates familiarity with criteria to establish priorities specific to anticipated outcomes.
  • Monitors the provision of care for the residents in his/her assigned unit.
  • Interprets philosophy and objectives of nursing service to residents, families and others.
  • Identifies resident/family learning needs based on the discharge care plan as applicable and carries out appropriate teaching required.
  • Demonstrates ability to coordinate and collaborate with resident/family and other members of the comprehensive health care team.
  • Monitors the administration and accurate recording of medications used.
  • Investigates and follow through on medication errors.
  • Notifies physicians of pertinent observations and reactions, incident and abnormal laboratory and x-ray results as required and documents same promptly.
  • Transcribes physician orders timely and ensure orders are implemented as appropriate.
  • Reports all resident, visitor and work-related accidents/injuries and demonstrates appropriate follow through by investigating, documenting and processing incident reports.
  • Accepts guidance, supervision, and criticism if needed.
  • Practices in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act and regulatory agencies regulations.
  • Assures that a stock level of medications, medical supplies, equipment, etc. are maintained at adequate levels at all times.
  • Assume the authority, responsibility and accountability of directing your nursing shifts.
  • Other responsibilities as deemed necessary and appropriate or as may be directed by the Director of Nursing Services or Administrator.Registered Nurse (RN) Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
    • M.S./B.S. or equivalent experience preferred
    • Nursing Experience which one has acquired clinical competence and strong leadership skills.
    • Demonstrates an understanding of and appreciation of the aging process.
    • Ability to be self-directive in delegated areas of responsibility.Salary: -$35 to $43.50 an hour$1,500 SIGN ON BONUS!An Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Birch Healthcare Center, Portland , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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