MedNet, LLC RN - SNF/LTC Albuquerque, NM · Full time

Skilled Nursing RN Charge Nurse

Description

13-week contract beginning 2/12/2024

36 hours guarantee

6:30p - 7:00a


Job Summary

This position provides care to assigned residents in a caring, safe, and efficient manner and is responsible for performing the following according to

location standards, procedures, and individualized resident care plans.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Completes comprehensive nursing assessment of all residents on admission and an ongoing basis according to state and federal regulations

using the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation).

Demonstrates competence in clinical skills as identified on the Competency Verification and Training Checklist.

Assures assigned residents receive ordered medication, treatments, and other procedures within defined time frames, utilizing appropriate infection control procedures.

Demonstrates familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered. Obtains equipment/supplies to provide care as needed.

Assures procedures are followed for pressure ulcers, dehydration, malnutrition, incontinence, pain, and medication administration.

Accurately completes glucometer testing and control monitoring according to the procedure. Implements specific approaches to deal with behavior, and enhances residents’ mood state according to resident care plan.

Assures resident care for assigned residents is completed through reviewing documentation and updating as necessary.

Uses the EMR accurately.

Documents actions and notations for all resident condition changes according to policy and procedure.

Records daily skilled nursing notes (GSS #183).

Documents all actions taken related to admission, discharge, transfers or death. Documents incidents or accidents in resident records and all necessary forms (incident reports, etc.)

Completes behavior documentation according to policy and procedure.

Completes seven-day observation tool.

Assists/participates in the quality improvement process, including audits and corrective procedures as assigned.

May complete the assigned portions of the MDS for Nursing and sign the MDS forms to signify completion of the process.

Assures physician’s orders are processed and physicians notified promptly.

Makes rounds with physicians as assigned.

Attends or obtains resident report before beginning shift. Receives and shares information; observes and reports residents’ conditions. Responds promptly to resident call lights.

Directs and assists with resident, family/significant other education. Notifies family on condition changes etc. Reports / assure timely follow-up of signs/symptoms of resident infections.


Basic Responsibilities:

This position will be held accountable for complying with all related laws, regulations, company policies, and procedures about his or her

position and for fulfilling his or her obligations under the organization's corporate compliance program.


Other Duties:

Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.


Licensure Certification:

Maintains required certification/qualifications and associated standards. Licensure for state of practice is

required.

BLS


Skills/Abilities:

Knowledge: Knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all

medications administered.

Physical/Mental Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will operate/activate/use/prepare/inspect/place/detect/position objects, tools, or controls.

The employee will frequently communicate/express oneself/exchange/observe/assess/detect information relative to this position.

The employee is required to maintain a stationary position/move/position self in response to job tasks.

Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises assigned employee(s).

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures, and applicable laws.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; fostering an environment for employee

engagement.


Accommodations: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

functions.

Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The frequency of travel may vary based on business

need.

Weight Lifting Requirement: 35 lbs.


*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are

required of the employee for this job.


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MedNet is a locally owned and operated healthcare staffing and recruiting agency in Albuquerque, NM, and is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. All hiring and assignment decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. For more information, please contact us!

Salary

$39 - $39 per hour