Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017 7:03 AM
Nurses : The Heartbeat of Diversicare Elevated and empowered nurses is the key to excellence. Diversicare is committed to creating an environment where our nurses are supported, have access to information, educational opportunities, resources, and have our advocacy to leverage their compassion, strong voices and intellect. We are seeking a Charge Nurse that has a passion for providing the highest quality of care with compassion and integrity We live our Core Values of Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, and Teamwork and Stewardship every day with every life we touch, providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations. If these are your values as well, APPLY NOWResponsible for daily nursing operations of a specific unit/wing.Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well:being of the residents; checks each resident daily to determine status; ensures residents reach highest attainable level of functioning.Prepares equipment and assists physicians during their rounds.Administers prescribed medications, orally and by injection; provides treatments using therapeutic equipment; ensures proper handling and storage of medications and controlled substances.Observes residentA?s reactions to medications and treatments.Observes, records, and reports changes in residentsA? condition to supervisor and attending physician.Maintains residentA?s medical record by way of documentation as required by policy.Provides education to residents and families regarding care.Assists in planning, supervising and instructing CNA; assigns daily work assignments to ensure positive outcomes for residents.Implements and maintains policies and procedures.Ensures that safe work practices are utilized.Ensures proper infection control techniques are utilized.Assists in the Continuous Quality Improvement Program and ensures follow:up occurs.Reports accurately to oncoming shift Charge Nurse regarding change in resident status and follow:up pletes performance evaluations timely for CNAsCoaches and disciplines CNAs as needed : ensures personnel policies are followed.Recommends staffing, equipment and supply needs to DON.Responsible for capturing charges for all supplies issued to residents on that unit.Participates in care planning process and ensures the Nursing component is implemented.Ensures the rights of residents are respected; coordinates with other departments and ensures residents are taken to activities, etc.Other duties as assigned by supervisor.Maintains effective communication with residents, families and facility staff.Current license by the State Board of Nursing, as an RN or an LPN.Ability to lead and motivate subordinates.Ability to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change, as work schedule will change on a daily basis.Able to work intimately with residents, physicians, and staff.Experience in the long term care setting preferred.Capable of working to prescribed nursing standards.Good interpersonal and communication skills; has an interest to perform a service.
• Location: Cincinnati
• Post ID: 50592157 cincinnati