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Posted: 2019-07-01
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Job Description To provide professional nursing care to assigned residents in accordance with MD orders, established policies and procedures and standards of nursing in a caring, safe and efficient manner. May direct and lead the activities of other nursing personnel and assist MD’s with rounds. Perform observations and assessments and communicate these findings to co-workers and physicians as necessary. Assist with admissions and discharges. Pass medications and perform treatments. Document update and complete all necessary paperwork, forms, orders and care plans. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following other duties may be assigned. Supervising and evaluating performance of nursing personnel. The authority to direct all non-professional personnel in his or her charge to act in the interests and welfare of the residents on the floor (to include schedule changes and job assignments). Planning, developing and implementing resident care plans necessary to the individual’s needs. Administering treatments, medications and diagnostic procedures as ordered by the attending physician and assigned by administration. Handling admission, transfers and discharges of residents. Completing quarterly reviews, annual and other required MDS’s as assigned by wing for DON. Assist in coordinating Medicare certifications. Assist with pre-admission screening if needed. Assist with contacting resident or DPOA of Medicare “denial” letters. Expected to response to emergency situations involving the safety of residents, other employees and the facility. This included the ability to assist with a possible evacuation of residents. Complete related sections on the MDS/RAI. Coordinate Medicare charting schedule. Assist with implementing policies/procedures with impact Medicare coverage. Other duties and responsibilities assigned by DON or ADON within the scope of Wisconsin Nurse Practice Act. Assisting staff with major nursing care problems and reporting all major problems and accidents to the Director of Nursing or Assistant Director of Nursing. Making daily rounds to assigned nursing units under assigned supervision and performing such functions as assessing residents, reviewing medications and clinical records, resident care plans and staff assignments, and, to the extent possible, accompanying physicians when they make rounds. Participates in on-site physician visits; communicates comprehensive information related to resident status and needs. Ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work of others. Ability to recognize significant changes in the condition of residents and to take necessary action. Ability to establish and maintain effective working and public relationships. Cooperating with Inservice education of nursing personnel. Notifying the attending physician when stop order policies would prohibit additional administration of medications to individual residents so there may be a decision if the order is to be renewed, and of changes in resident’s conditions. Follows instructions willingly, able to meet deadlines, organizational loyalty, honesty, punctual, and dependable. MARGINAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Manages Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Delegates duties and care of residents appropriately. Possesses and utilizes decision-making ability. Supervises those under him/her to ensure proper policies and procedures are followed. Informally educates other as needed. Gives clear and specific direction to others. Gives timely, appropriate response to resident/nursing staff problems. Channels problems through correct chain of command. Communicated data shift to shift. Informs affected others when changes are made. Delegates and evaluates duties and responsibilities of LPN, Nurse Technicians and nursing assistants. Communicates pertinent information regarding residents care to nurses/nursing assistants. QUALIFICATIONS To: perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Thorough knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice. Considerable knowledge of the supervision and administration of a nursing unit in a health care facility. Considerable knowledge of restorative nursing. Considerable knowledge of psychiatric and/or geriatric nursing Must be Licensed and MN Board of Nursing, as a Registered Nurse. Job Type: Full-time




Jennifer Colby