Marquis Health Services

RN/LPN CHARGE NURSE

US-MA-Saugus
ID
2017-1938
# of Openings
3
Category
Nursing/Line Staff
Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

Overview

CHESTNUT WOODS REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER - SAUGUS. MA

 

RN/LPN CHARGE NURSE -FULLTIME/PART-TIME (2nd Shift; 3-11)

 

The Cheastnut Woods Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center is seeking a qualified Charge Nurse to be responsible for providing direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants

Qualifications

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN in this state.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
  • Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work and team concept. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.

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Responsibilities

  • Maintain established nursing objectives and standards.
  • Participate in the orientation of new residents/family members to the Center.
  • Make rounds with physicians as necessary.
  • Requisition and arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services, as ordered by the physician, and in accordance with our established procedures.
  • Consult with the resident’s physician in providing the resident’s care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc., as necessary.
  • Review the resident’s chart for specific treatments, medication orders, diets, etc., as necessary.
  • Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician.
  • Administer professional services such as; catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy, and drainage bags, taking blood, giving massages and range of motion exercises, care for the dead/dying, etc., as required

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