Volunteers of America is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join its team. The RN role is to utilize the nursing process in planning and providing direct care to residents as assigned. As a leader in the organization, the nurse will be the person "in charge" according to the Nurse Practice Act. Our person centered care approach provides a low nurse to patient ratio, which allows you to make a real difference in the lives of those in your community. You will truly provide exceptional cares and clinical outcomes to your residents.
Provides leadership and direction in the assigned unit
Open communication with all staff, customers, guests, residents and families
Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding monitoring of vital signs, weights, administration of medications and treatments
Immediately reports any suspected abuse or neglect per facility policy
Accurately utilizes electronic systems of documentation as required per facility policy
Work where you feel at home. The warm and caring atmosphere of our communities is created by nurses, environmental specialists, certified nursing assistants and other team members who love to help older adults feel healthy and at home. At Volunteers of America, we're also dedicated to creating thoughtful, caring and flexible work environments for our team members. When you begin a career with us, expect the support you need to succeed in your role, respect for your individuality and beliefs, and opportunities for personal and professional development. When you join our team of exceptional professionals, we'll trust you to do your best each day, and to show compassion and caring for our residents and your fellow team members. In return, you'll be rewarded with a generous array of industry-leading benefits and workplace considerations.
Top benefit packages
Growth and advancement opportunities
Pay in lieu of benefits options
Loan reimbursement (MN skilled care centers)
Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs
Employee discount program
Current licensure in the state of employment as a Registered Nurse.
Current CPR Certification. Maintenance of required CEU's.
Experience in long-term care preferred.
Good problem solver with abilities to make independent judgments utilizing initiative, discretion and the nursing process as needed.
Demonstrates leadership ability.
Effective communicator with staff, families and outside agencies.
Ability to prioritize duties.
Customer service oriented with knowledge of successful customer service techniques.
Clinical competence to utilize the nursing process to perform physical and cognitive assessments of residents.
Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
Must be a team player.
Understanding of current Antibiotic Stewardship, Infection Prevention and Infection Control and OSHA guidelines.