Every Other Weekend- Registered Nurse

Employer
Transitional Care Center
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 14, 2018
Closes
Jun 15, 2018
Function
Nurse, Other
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Come make a difference with Transitional Care Center as a Registered Nurse today! Transitional Care Center Capitol City strives to be the leader in post acute care with skilled nursing and rehabilitation at the heart of care. Our goal is to provide personalized care to help every individual reach their maximum potential in an encouraging, positive, and dignified environment. Learn more about our facility at www.transitionalcarecenterdc.com. As a Registered Nurse (RN), you will provide care and treatment in accordance with physician orders and within the scope of practice as defined by District of Columbia. Responsibilities: Order, administer and record medications and treatments in accordance with physician orders and nursing and nursing policies and procedures. Ensure all medications and treatments are signed for and completed in the appropriate allotted time frames and according to policies and procedures. Observe residents for change in condition relative to medications, treatments, incidents and reports adverse changes to supervisor, physician, residents and/or responsible party as appropriate. Transcribe/verify physician orders, coordinate testing, treatments and other procedures as appropriate. Complete admission assessments and other required nursing assessments, forms and documents in accordance with facility and regulatory guideline. Document nursing interventions and resident response to care timely, accurately and in a complete manner. Measure and record patients' vital sign, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, blood glucose, pulse and respiration. Collect and record blood, urine bowel and sputum samples for diagnostic test. Follow-up as appropriate regarding laboratory results. Implement and document all resident/responsible party education relevant to health care needs and ensure understanding of the teaching. Handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner. Delegate, monitor and follow up on LPN and CNA assignments to ensure quality resident care and service. Assist staff as needed to ensure completion of task properly promptly and professionally. Prepare residents for and explain procedures relative to examinations, treatments, etc. Monitor stock levels of medication, medical supplies, equipment, etc. to verify they are maintained on premises at all time to adequately meet resident's needs while also recommending changes in techniques and/or procedures for efficient and cost-effective operation. Assemble and utilize catheters, IV pumps tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen and other nursing equipment and supplies as appropriate. Qualifications: Current/active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing in the District of Columbia. CPR, AED and first aid certification preferred. Must have at least 3 years of nursing experience. Must have at least 1 years of nursing home experience. Must be able to work every other weekend Be organized and detailed, efficient, and accurate in work performance. Possess and display excellent customer service skills. Possess and display proper communication skills which exude patience and self-discipline. Function independently, and have flexibility, personal interest in, maintaining and enhancing a positive physical, emotional, and psychosocial environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally unstable, and /or volatile patients of the facility

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