Provide professional nursing care to residents as ordered by the Medical Staff and as outlined by the policies and procedures of Health Services. Assist in maintaining continuity of nursing care given to the patients.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assess and meet residents' immediate needs.
Keep accurate and complete records.
Observe, record, and report to physician or immediate supervisor any significant change in the patient's condition associated with drugs, treatments or any other disease process.
Assist in directing, supervising, assigning, orientating, and teaching, of assigned personnel.
Administer medications, treatments, oxygen therapy and aerosols as outlined in the procedure manual and as indicated by doctor's orders. Attend annual in-service on these issues.
Assist with Quality Performance Improvement as assigned.
Assumes responsibility for monitoring the results of PRN medication
May participate in the uniting of the Comprehensive Care Plans.
Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
Supervise MA's and nurse aides in the provision of resident care.
Prefer one or more years of experience in LTC nursing.
Internal Number: 1
About Saunders Medical Center
Saunders Medical Center is conveniently located in Wahoo, just 40 miles West of Omaha on HWY 92 or 30 miles north of Lincoln on HWY 77.
Saunders Medical Center is a dual certified 60 bed community that is dedicated to serving those living in Long-Term Care, Short-Term Rehabilitation, and Memory Support. This unique and diverse environment allows you broaden skills and work in an area you are passionate about.