Registered Nurse (Dayshift)

Jan 23 2024
Kulana Malama |Ewa Beach|Full Time, $36.85 - $38.00 / hour
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS:


    1. Administrative Functions

      1. Directs day-to-day functions of nursing assistants in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the facility.

      2. Ensures all nursing personnel under your supervision comply with the written policies and procedures.

      3. Interprets the department’s policies and procedures to personnel, residents, visitors, and government agencies as required.

      4. Admits, transfers, and discharge residents as required.

      5. Directs professional and para-professional staff as appropriate and participates in staff performance evaluations.

      6. Makes sound decisions and engages in positive/productive problem solving.

      7. Ensures family members are kept informed of the resident’s condition, treatment, and etc.

    1. Resident Care

      1. Assessment:

        1. Collects resident health data using assessment and data collection techniques.

        2. Ensures data obtained from assessments are accurately reflected in MDS/RAPS and assessment forms.

      2. Planning:

        1. Obtains data for care plan development that prescribes interventions to attain expected and measurable outcomes.

        2. Ensures care provided is in accordance with resident’s wishes and meets needs as identified in resident’s assessment

      3. Implementation

        1. Implements interventions as directed in plan of care and collaborates care with other health team members to achieve goals and objectives of a comprehensive care plan.

        2. Administers and/or ensures nursing treatment is performed as required.

        3. Carries out restorative and rehabilitative programs, to include self-help and care.

      4. Evaluation:

        1. Reviews and revises resident’s care plan each time an assessment is done or when there is a change in resident’s status.

        2. Contributes data to evaluation of resident’s progress toward attainment of outcome.

    1. Documentation:

      1. Documents in medical record according to established guidelines (i.e., legible handwriting, forms completed and used correctly, approved medical abbreviations, accurate).

      2. Transcribes physician orders to resident charts, MARs, treatment/care plans as required; reports any discrepancies noted to Nursing Supervisor.

      3. Inputs data onto computer for care plan development.

 

  • Resident Education: Provides health teaching appropriate to needs of resident and significant other/family.
  • Performs skills identified in RN/LPN skills checklist as appropriate.
  • Assists with facility inventory management and cost containment by charging of supplies and appropriate use of supplies for resident care.
  • Maintains Standards of Professional Practice
  • Performance Evaluation
    1. Maintains knowledge and skills to keep current with assessment requirements and clinical competency.

    2. Directs Professional and Para-professional staff as appropriate and evaluates performance.

    1. Education

      1. Maintains knowledge and skills to keep current with assessment requirements and clinical competency.

      2. Participates in in-service training for facility staff concerning resident/nursing care.

    2. Conducts orientation of assigned unit staff

  • QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing or graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program;

  • Registered as a licensed nurse in the State of Hawaii, either as an RN or LPN;

  • Minimum one year prior employment experience in long-term care or acute medical surgical nursing preferred;

  • Heartsavers Cardiac Life Support (Course “A”) required;

  • Knowledge of OBRA, PPS, Medicare regulations and guidelines that pertain to long-term care; and

  • Computer skills desirable.

  • WORK HOURS:
  • Eight (8) hour shifts weekdays, weekends, and holidays as necessary. Overtime may be required, as well as rotation to other shifts.