Registered Nurse (RN)

US-NE-Lincoln
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1472
# of Openings
1
Category
Nursing
Community
Eastmont Towers

Overview

Eastmont Towers and Transforming Age is a network of services, products and partnerships dedicated to transforming the perception of age and enhancing the lives of older adults. We are a team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, team work, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

Positions Details

RN or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

FT for 10pm – 6:30am shift.  Must be able to work every other weekend.  Provides exceptional direct care to our residents in long term care.   Responsible for planning, directing, providing and evaluating total nursing care to assigned residents. Must have a caring, understanding attitude, utilize effective communication skills and have good judgment.  Display respect to the residents and to the home in which they live.  Must possess the ability to plan, provide, and evaluate total nursing care.   Must have a current NE license. 

  • Reviews routines, calendar of events, and resident needs, delegates and assigns staff to work accordingly
  • Reviews staff schedule and makes arrangements to cover for any absent staff
  • Coordinates arrangements for resident appointments, treatments, or procedures, including transportation
  • Makes daily rounds to observe and evaluate physical and emotional status of residents.
  • Coordinates admission and discharge of residents
  • Supervises and observes staff in the performance and their duties; provides them with feedback and any needed guidance
  • Assists in training new staff
  • Reviews medication profiles for completeness of information, accuracy in physician order transcription, and adheres to stop condition changes
  • Ensures that medications and supplies are ordered, in stock and counted at shift change
  • Keeps the Director of Nursing informed of residents’ status and related matters
  • Assures that all charting and record keeping is completed
  • Follows up on dietary requirements and recommendations
  • Communicates with physicians as required
  • Participates in investigating, documenting, and resolving complaints by residents and family members.
  • Performs administrative duties such as telephone work, faxes, filing, records management, scheduling, charting, and paperwork
  • Attends meetings, in-services, and participates in fire and disaster drills

Education and/or Equivalent Experience, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Graduate of an accredited RN program
  • Must be a Registered Nurse in the state of application; experience in geriatrics preferred
  • Must be able to provide leadership and supervision over other staff
  • Must have knowledge of DSHS Regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work with staff and external constituents

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