Our 160 bed nursing and rehabilitation center is currently looking for an RN to join their team in Brewster NY. We currently have 2 shifts available which are as follows;
Pay is negotiable and starts at $35 depending on experience
Supervises Licensed Practical Nurses and Direct Care Staff.
Ensures that high-quality nursing care is delivered in an efficient and effective manner.
Supervises and coordinates activities of nursing personnel on assigned unit.
Manages resident care through MDS 3.0 and care planning process.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and current licensure as RN by the state board of nursing.
Long term care experience and MDS 3.0 experience preferred.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to the health care field.
Must possess leadership and supervisory skills. Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language. Responsible for actively demonstrating Putnam Ridge’s “PRIDE” philosophy of professionalism, responsibility, integrity, dedicated service, and excellence.
Receives and gives report to other charge nurses and supervisor; Counts controlled medications with out-going and on-coming nurses according to procedure (in the absence of a second nurse).
Assigns and directs direct care staff and Licensed Practical Nurses when appropriate in resident care and nursing activities. Instructs and assists the nursing staff and auxiliary nursing personnel on nursing problems, unit management and related activities.
Carries out resident/patient care plans with consultation with the Unit Manager as necessary.
Assists with resident care as the position demands.
Makes rounds to all residents/patients at least twice a shift and PRN. Assesses resident/patient care needs and prepares and carries out nursing care plan.
Investigates employee problems/incidents; deals with them according to procedure in consultation with the Unit Manager and/or Supervisor when appropriate.
Notifies the Unit Manager and/or Supervisor of resident/patient problems (medical, physical, psychological, family and physician), when appropriate.
Makes rounds with the physician, calls physicians for changes in resident condition (after notifying the Unit Manager and/or Supervisor when appropriate) and transcribes physician orders. Insures prompt and accurate execution of orders.
Handles resident incidents, emergencies, transfers, admissions and deaths, according to procedure and with the assistance of the supervisor.
Participate in the assessment and care planning process.
Completes all required documentation and paperwork, i.e. Nurses’ Notes, MDS 3.0 and Care Plans, summaries, flow sheets, etc.
Completes specific duties as required by shift assignment (i.e. night nurse checks each medical record for any outstanding orders).
Meets with direct care staff at start and end of shift to facilitate report on resident status.
Completes evaluations on direct care staff in consultation with the Unit Manager and/or Supervisor.
Reports all cases of alleged violations involving mistreatment, neglect or abuse, including injuries of unknown sources.
Orients new personnel and oversees participation in related staff development and in-service training programs.
Demonstrates commitment to equal employment opportunity.
Responsible for safety in area of supervision.
Medication Functions: May be required.
A. Counts controlled medications with out-going and on-coming nurses according to procedure.
B. Passes scheduled and PRN Medications for each resident; Evaluates the need and efficacy of PRN medications and documents same.
C. Follows all policies and procedures for administering and documenting medications.
D. Checks orders for accuracy.
E. Calls the pharmacy on drugs that need to be reordered.
F. Calls the pharmacy on any discrepancies in medications.
G. Assists with resident/patient care as needed.
H. Keeps the medication room and medication cart clean and in proper order.
I. Assists the Unit Manager with summaries, charting, and other duties as directed.
J. Directs and supervises direct care staff.
K. Monitors meals in the Unit dining room and/or Main Dining Room.
L. Assists with admissions, emergencies, transfers and deaths.
M. Assists with transcribing physician orders.
N. Makes rounds with physicians in the absence of another nurse or as assigned.
O. Contributes to the care plan for residents/patients.
P. Provides resident/patient teaching as applicable.
Q. Assists with resident/patient families and friends concerns or inquires.
Treatment functions: May be required.
A. Administers resident/patient treatments as per physician and/or nursing order.
B. Evaluates the need of PRN treatments for each resident/patient.
C. Follows all policies and procedures for administering and documenting treatments.
D. Maintains treatment cart(s) in clean and appropriate order.
E. Notifies the Unit Manager and/or Supervisor if any discrepancies in treatments.
F. Reports to charge nurse on each unit upon arrival and departure if functioning on more than one unit.
IV. May act as shift supervisor
V. Ensure the resident is out of bed, dressed and ready to participate in activities of choice.
VI. Assist with transportation, if needed, to and from activities.
VII. Provide assistance with ADL’s during activities if necessary.
VIII. Assist resident to participate in individual activities of choice; i.e. setup of equipment, positioning assistance, providing sufficient lighting and space.
IX. Inform residents to various activities available to them even when Activities staff are not available.
X. Answer call bells in a timely and polite manner.
Requires movement throughout entire unit. Able to bend, lift, transport equipment and residents.
Treats residents/patients with respect, dignity, and compassion. Is confidential. Is cooperative and considerate to fellow employees. Is available and willing to assist as needed. Is available for assigned overtime.
Brewster, New York
$35+ an Hour
Pro Solutions Staffing
Nov 16th, 2020