Charge Nurse - Registered Nurse - Licensed Vocational Nurse
Location: Houston, TX
Park Manor of South Belt, a skilled nursing facility in Houston, Texas, is looking for experienced Charge Nurses - RNs /LVNs to join our team of energetic, dedicated professionals.
Available shift: 10-6 Shift
Are you a dedicated Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) passionate about long term care and looking for a progressive career in healthcare? Do you want to work with a leader in the rehabilitation arena, specializing in long term care?
As a Charge Nurse you will assess resident needs, develop individual care plans, administer nursing care, evaluate nursing care and supervise Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) in the delivery of nursing care. In this role, you will be involved in hiring, orientation and monitoring the nursing staff and training them to do their best while working closely with doctors, administering medications and maintaining accurate documentation of treatment.
As the Charge Nurse at Park Manor of South Belt, you will supervise the nursing unit and coordinate the effective use of personnel, supplies, equipment and facilities. Additional responsibilities include:
Reviewing staffing patterns and census of nursing units; reassigning personnel when necessary to ensure residents needs and budgetary controls are met
Managing and analyzing patient care following admission/readmission; conducting initial assessment for newly admitted or readmitted patients
Assisting in creating and implementing care plans that address individual residents' needs
Administering medications, IV therapy, gastronomy tube management as well as some wound care
Monitoring residents and communicating changes to physicians
Ensuring appropriate documentation of resident care and maintaining medical records to ensure safe, efficient and therapeutic care to residents
Troubleshooting and investigating complaints, taking necessary action to resolve problems as necessary
Park Manor of South Belt is proud to be an EEO-AA employer M/F/D/V and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.
The qualified Charge Nurse candidate of Park Manor of South Belt will have a degree in nursing from an accredited Nursing program.
Additionally, you must have:
- RN or LVN License, in good standing
- 1 year of experience as a nurse, experience in a long term care facility preferred
- Effective communication skills
- Ability to organize, prioritize and maintain confidentiality and react decisively in emergencies
- Exceptional supervisory skills, taking a proactive role to supervising and developing nursing team
- Excellent training skills, ability to provide hands-on training to nursing staff
- Good problem solving and independent thinking skills
- Case management skills, comfort with client relations
We are equally committed to both our residents and employees and have created an environment that promotes professional and personal growth. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages including:
- Paid Vacation
- Continuing Education
- Tuition Reimbursement
If you are looking to place yourself in a community that believes in team spirit while appreciating and rewarding individual contributions, then apply today!