Registered Nurse
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 3/21/2019

Job Description



Work where you feel at home - Bethesda Care Center

The warm and caring atmosphere of our communities is created by nurses, environmental specialists, certified nursing assistants and other team members who love to help older adults feel healthy and at home.

At Volunteers of America, we’re also dedicated to creating thoughtful, caring and flexible work environments for our team members. When you begin a career with us, expect the support you need to succeed in your role, respect for your individuality and beliefs, and opportunities for personal and professional development.

Registered Nurse (RN)

Volunteers of America, Bethesda Care Center  is looking for 2 Registered Nurse (RN) to join its team. One would be day shift and one would be night shift. The RN role is to utilize the nursing process in planning and providing direct care to residents as assigned.  As a leader in the organization, the nurse will be the person “in charge” according to the Nurse Practice Act.

Our person centered care approach provides a low nurse to patient ratio, which allows you to make a real difference in the lives of those in your community. You will truly provide exceptional cares and clinical outcomes to your residents.

Currently we are offering a sign on bonus !

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides leadership and direction in the assigned unit
  • Open communication with all staff, customers, guests, residents and families.
  • Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding monitoring of vital signs, weights, administration of medications and treatments.
  • Immediately reports any suspected abuse or neglect per facility policy.
  • Accurately utilizes electronic systems of documentation as required per facility policy.

 

 

Job Requirements

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE:

  1. Current licensure in the state of employment as a Registered Nurse.
  2. Current CPR Certification.
  3. Maintenance of required CEU’s.
  4. Experience in long-term care preferred.
  5. Good problem solver with abilities to make independent judgments utilizing initiative, discretion and the nursing process as needed.
  6. Demonstrates leadership ability.
  7. Effective communicator with staff, families and outside agencies.
  8. Ability to prioritize duties.
  9. Customer service oriented with knowledge of successful customer service techniques.
  10. Clinical competence to utilize the nursing process to perform physical and cognitive assessments of residents.
  11. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
  12. Must be a team player.
  13. Understanding of current Antibiotic Stewardship, Infection Prevention and Infection Control and OSHA guidelines.

 

 

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

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At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 employees and more than 55,000 volunteers with a shared vision of a world where all people live in safety with social, emotional and physical well-being, spiritual fulfillment, justice and hope.

The national office is located in Alexandria, Va., part of the greater Washington, DC area. The headquarters includes executive staff and major office departments that have national responsibilities and provide support to local offices and Volunteers of America housing and senior living and care communities: communications, fundraising; public policy, finance, chartering, housing, volunteer services, program services and other operations.

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