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RN Charge Nurse

Four County Health & Rehabilitation

Four County Health & Rehabilitation

Richland, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Join us at

Four County Health & Rehab

– a place where you’ll be valued, recognized and rewarded for the vital work you do each day. We’ll surround you with a strong team and leadership that supports every aspect of your life – both inside and outside of our centers. And you’ll get to practice your passion in a non-profit, mission-driven organization that’s known for the highest level of care in our communities

Fulltime

Pay: $38 to $45

Shift differentials evenings, nights and weekends

Management add on pay

Weekly pay

Benefits Offered:

  • Paid time off with ability to cash out
  • 7 paid Holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with match
  • Referral Bonus Program

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assessment and documentation of patient condition.
  • Operation of oxygen equipment including turning off and on, changing cylinder heads, cleaning/replacing humidifier and other as necessary.
  • Operations of suction machine (oral) including cleaning, selection of appropriate suction catheter and storage.
  • Operations and use of manual respirator.
  • Location and use of emergency equipment supplies (box and/or crash cart etc.).
  • Operation of whirlpool.
  • Operation of scales.
  • Operation of glucose monitoring devices, calibration and cleaning etc.
  • Use of electronic thermometers (oral/rectal and ear).
  • Delivery of medications (setting up, rotating, charting, ordering, giving to patients, etc.).
  • Ordering and use of stock drugs.
  • Administration and documentation of insulin.
  • Use and delivery of PRN medications.
  • Use and delivery of topical treatment application (eye, ear, nose, etc.).
  • Use, delivery and documentation of narcotic medication.
  • Receiving drugs from pharmacy in accordance with established procedures.
  • Application of sterile dressings.
  • Operation and proper use of pressure reduction surfaces.
  • Use of oral airway.
  • Knowledge of isolation procedures (where to implement etc.).
  • Knowledge of location and proper use of personal protective equipment (gloves, masks, gowns and aprons etc.).
  • Delivery of enemas (S&S and fleets).
  • Insertion, irrigation and routine care of male/female catheters.
  • Delivery of tube feedings (insertion, flushing, proper amounts etc.).
  • Knowledge of procedures and ability to determine Advance Directive status for patients.
  • Collection of lab specimens and interpreting results.
  • IV implementation and administration.
  • Seizure precautions and administration of IV medication during a seizure.
  • Admits, discharges and transfers patients as requested.
  • Documentation and billing of supplies used.
  • Sends patients to the hospital as necessary.
  • Knowledge of procedures to follow if unable to reach physician.
  • Provides oversight and direction unlicensed nursing personnel.
  • Makes compliance rounds and reporting any pertinent issues.
  • Maintains effective lines of communication with attending physicians.
  • Assists the Director of Nursing Services to coordinate the care planning/MDS process and committee meetings as necessary.
  • Participates in patient screening and selection process as requested.
  • Assists the Director of Nursing Services in follow-up on consultant recommendations, i.e., pharmacy, dietary, etc.
  • Provides demonstration/education as necessary for unlicensed nursing personnel to perform job.
  • Completes documentation procedures on patients (appropriate use of forms, timelines, and Medicare documentation etc.).
  • Promotes the image and reputation of the System by exhibiting servant leadership and providing direct and open lines of communication.
  • Contributes to the work of committees, workgroups, project management, and other collaborative efforts of the System.
  • Performs other duties as necessary to ensure the success of the System.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Proficient in using a computer, especially Microsoft Office, Excel and Power Point.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills required
  • Effective and professional verbal, and written communication skills
  • Communicates well with other associates, patients, family members, and visitors providing warm and friendly greeting and an approachable attitude. Responds to expressed concerns while displaying a helpful, caring demeanor, answers questions when appropriate in a professional manner.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university or is a graduate of an approved RN program.

An active RN License to practice in the State of Georgia

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides oversight and direction unlicensed nursing personnel.

EEO / M / F / D / V / Drug Free Workplace

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