RN Charge Nurse - Full time/Day - $5K Sign On
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 5/20/2020

Job Description

Sign On Bonus - $5K

We are looking for a full time Charge Nurse (RN) to join our team in Sleepy Eye, MN on the AM Shift!

At Sleepy Eye Care Center, not only have we earned a 5-STAR RATING for Quality Care, we’re a sociable community, where neighbors soon become friends – a comfortable and appealing place you’ll be happy to call your home - come join us! Sleepy Eye Care Center, Great Place to Work-Certified™!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directs and oversees the nursing staff to ensure the nursing procedures are followed and reflect the current policies and procedures of the facility.
  • Monitor medication passes and treatment schedules to assure that medications and treatments are being administered as ordered.
  • Perform direct care related activities for approximately 10 least clinically complex residents.
  • Perform daily rounds of the nursing unit to ensure that all nursing service personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards.
  • Assist in developing methods for coordinating nursing services with other resident services to ensure that continuity of the resident’s total regimen of care.
  • Complete and investigate accident/incident reports and assist with abuse/neglect reporting to specific agencies as needed.
  • Acts as a liaison between physician, resident, family and resident care team to ensure physician orders are accurately carried out and documented using the information from the resident’s plan of care.
  • Initiate and resolve follow-up and problem charting as needed.
  • Serve on, participate in and attend various committees and meetings of the facility to which you are assigned.
  • Assists with the coordination of staffing patterns and productive nursing hours as delegated by the Director of Nursing.
  • Responsible for holding staff accountable for correctly following policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook and nursing job descriptions.
  • Completes employee evaluations in a timely manner as directed.
  • Assists with disciplinary actions as assigned by the Director of Nursing.
  • Coordinates and conducts routine nursing staff meetings on assigned unit.
  • On-call as delegated by the Director of Nursing Services.
  • Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line modules.
  • Follow up on all accident and incident reports and give to Director of Nursing within facility time protocol.
  • Observes staff for proper safety techniques and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the environment on the nursing unit is clean, safe, clutter-free and homelike.
  • Supervision of meal service to ensure quality of life with regards to the dining experience.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing.

Job Requirements

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current licensure in the state of employment as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current CPR Registration.
  • Maintenance of required CEU’s.
  • Experience in long-term care preferred.
  • Good problem solver with abilities to make independent judgments utilizing initiative, discretion and the nursing process as needed.
  • Demonstrates leadership ability.
  • Effective communicator with staff, families and outside agencies.
  • Ability to prioritize duties.
  • Customer service oriented with knowledge of successful customer service techniques.
  • Clinical competence to utilize the nursing process to perform physical and cognitive assessments of residents.
  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
  • Must be a team player.

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

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