Follow established standards of nursing practices and implement facility policies and procedures.
Interpret existing policies and procedures to licensed nurses, nursing assistants, restorative nursing assistants, residents, families and physicians.
Supervise and evaluate all direct resident care and initiate corrective action as necessary.
Obtain and provide report from nurse being relieved and record sufficient information to implement appropriate follow-up action as necessary.
Take appropriate action to assure adequate staffing to meet residents’ needs.
Conduct resident rounds daily and initiate corrective action.
Identify resident problems and emergency situation and initiate. Follow through with mandated Resident’s Advanced Directives.
Provide supervision to Nursing Assistant providing direct resident care.
Attend staff meetings, interdisciplinary team meetings, rehabilitation meetings, in-service classes and committee meetings as assigned.
Counsel Nursing Assistants and recommend disciplinary action to the Director of Nursing Service, when necessary.
Administer and document direct resident care, medications and treatments per physicians’ orders and accurately record all care provided.
Provide instruction for appropriate nursing care to licensed nurses and Nursing Assistants with in scope of practice.
Promptly report changes in residents’ conditions to the physician, Director of Nursing Service and responsible party, and take follow-up action as necessary.
Follow facility discharge /transfer procedure and coordinate discharge/transfer with other departments, physicians and ancillary service providers.
Supervise the application and removal of and devices used to position and enable residents to function as independently as possible.
Document resident’s assessments and progress notes as required and document daily notes on unstable residents, Medicare residents and recently admitted residents.
Consistently work cooperatively with residents, nursing staff, physicians, families, consultant personnel, community agencies and ancillary service providers.
Knowledge of mandatory reporting requirements.
Identify and immediately act upon concerns related to residents care.
Perform tasks as assigned by Director of Nursing or Administrator
As assignments vary, follow the assigned tour of duties for that task.
Requires a current unencumbered Registered Nurse license, preferred Bachelor of Science in Nursing, in the State of Nebraska.
Completed training accredited school of nursing.
Maintain licensure requirements set by State of Nebraska.
Competent to provide nursing related services according to scope of practice.
Able to direct and supervise staff.
Management experience and delegation skills.
Cannot have been convicted of any crime related to any services to be provided under this job description, including, but not limited to, moral turpitude, assault or violence.
Adhere to the Code of Ethics adopted by the N.N.A.
Must be able to speak and understand the English language or a language understood by a substantial portion of the facility’s residents.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Possess personal qualities, which make it possible to maintain good interpersonal relationships; e.g. respect for each person as an individual, kindness, and loyalty.
Comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.
Knowledge of developments and literature in geriatrics, medical and rehabilitative nursing.
Ability to function effectively in emergencies and make necessary decisions regarding activities within the unit.
Skill in identifying problems and planning for their solutions.
Initiative and judgment in determining needs of nursing program and maintaining patient care in conformance with recognized standards of the medical unit.
Take appropriate action to assure adequate staffing to provide resident care.
Supervise and assess resident care and take appropriate action.
Implement facility procedures to provide resident care.
Additional Salary Information: Pay commensurate with experience
Internal Number: 1002
About Northfield Retirement Communities, Inc.
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) allow retirement aged people to enjoy their golden years with flexible accommodations that are designed to meet their social, housing and health needs as they change over time. Residents entering Continuing Care Retirement Communities sign a Life-Care agreement that provides for housing, services and health services, enabling seniors to remain in a familiar setting with friends and family as they enjoy a care-free retirement.
"To offer Life Care and other Quality retirement living choices for Our Community."