Part-time AM shifts and a full-time PM position available.
As a Registered Nurse you will make a difference in the lives of our residents, caring for them with passion and dedication, building meaningful relationships along the way.
You will perform and supervise day-to-day nursing activities in the provision of direct resident care. You will perform the duties within the scope of practice that you are licensed to perform. All nursing activities must be performed in accordance with federal, state, and local, guidelines and regulations that govern our facility, including the policies and procedures of the organization.
Summary of Job Duties:
Perform resident assessment through use of direct physical assessment, behavior monitoring, various assessment forms, review of hospital records, laboratory results, resident medical records, and information provided by the interdisciplinary team, resident, and/or the resident's significant others.
Monitor residents for changes in condition that may indicate progress or deterioration in the resident's overall status. Notify physicians and families of changes and transcribe orders received.
Administer medications according to facility policy and monitor residents for therapeutic and adverse effects. Notify physician and pharmacy of suspected and actual adverse reactions. Document medications on the (EMR) Medication Administration Record immediately when given or refused.
Provide various treatments according to facility policy and as ordered by the physician such as, but not limited to, the application of topical ointments/solutions, application and removal of dressings, and provision of respiratory treatments. Document treatments on the (EMR) Treatment Administration Record immediately when completed.
Triage emergency situations and provide appropriate first aid in a timely manner. Complete appropriate reports and consult with Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Unit Manager or charge nurse on duty.
Collaborate with physicians to assure timely visits, follow-up visits as indicated, signing of physician orders, and progress notes per policy and regulation.
Incorporate the Core Values of Friendship Village (Faith, Integrity, Community, Service, Stewardship, and Growth) into job performance to bring about achievement of the organization's mission.
Supervise C.N.A.'s on their shift to assure proper timely delivery of resident care and completion of assignments. Complete work assignments with C.N.A.'s, and communicate any changes in resident care plan or condition of resident. Maintain PHI by assuring C.N.A.'s adhere to facility policy and procedure.
Regulatory Compliance: Understand, comply with and promote all rules regarding resident rights. Educate and assure C.N.A. compliance with respect to resident rights. Report all suspected, alleged, or witnessed physical, sexual, or verbal abuse immediately to the Administrator, Abuse Prevention Coordinator and/or designee.
Training and Development: Attend all staff meetings and in-services as required. Attend organization-wide programs and meetings to be informed and current on organizational strategies and programs. Maintain competence with specified nursing skills by performing competency training as directed by the Director of Nursing (DON).
Current State of Illinois RN licensure.
Current CPR card.
Graduate of accredited Registered Nursing program
One-year experience of long-term care nursing, preferred