Our client in the Western Suburbs is looking for an RN:
Participate with members of the interdisciplinary team to review, plan, coordinate and evaluate resident’ s care. Documents the resident’ s condition and nursing needs accurately and in a timely manner. Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding residents in a timely manner.
Oversee and provide leadership and discipline to licensed practical nurses and certified nursing aides. Develop, direct and monitor nursing assistant assignments adjusting based on census and level of care required. Communicate staffing problems and needs to supervisor. Escalate team member performance issues to supervisor; participate in counseling and disciplinary action to the extent permitted by the State Nurse Practice Act.
Execute treatments as necessary while document status and observes reactions to medications and treatments.
Generate, prepare, administrate and chart all medications.
Initiate physician orders, verify all orders received are transcribed accurately in electronic records and treatment plan, administer medications and provide treatments according to orders.
Facilitate communication with families regarding change in medications and/or changes in the resident.
Establish protocol to ensure care plans are continually reviewed for updated and accurate data that represents the individuality of the resident.
Coordinate admissions, discharges and transfers in order to deliver quality customer service.
Introduce an accurate and thorough report to the on-coming shift in order to ensure the continuity of maximum resident care.
Direct team members in emergency situations and contact appropriate parties as needed.
Orchestrate investigation, corrects and follows up on resident and family concerns as needed in a timely manner.
Comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations; maintains knowledge of and follows all company policies and procedures.
Nursing diploma or associate’ s degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program is required. A Bachelor' s degree is preferred.
One year experience working in a long-term care facility.
Certifications and Registered Nurse license and other licensure required by state regulations
Kathy Doherty has been a professional recruiter for 11 years and brings great energy and enthusiasm to her role as Senior Clinical Recruiter for The Steely Group. She is a true people-person with a genuine desire to help.