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Staff RN - Altoona

Staff RN - Altoona

Job ID 
2017-3606
Company 
Altoona Center for Nursing Care
Location 
US-PA-Altoona
Posted Date 
12/5/2017
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
License
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

RNs Needed for Fast Growing Care Center Located in Altoona

 

Full Time Staff RN- 2nd and 3rd Shifts

RN Supervisor- 3rd Shift

Altoona Center for Nursing Care is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, our center has come to revolutionize senior care, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

 

At the center of our mission is our skilled nursing units, with the Staff RN overseeing significant day-to-day responsibilities and the general workflow.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring policies and procedures are followed by all nursing personnel
  • Conducting ongoing nursing unit rounds to review work in progress, evaluate resident care and handle routine medical needs
  • Initiating IV therapy and administers all IV drugs ordered
  • Assessing physical, mental, psychosocial status of residents, and securing follow-up care, as needed
  • Ensuring availability of all equipment, supplies, medications, and records necessary for effective operations during assigned shifts
  • Coordinating activities and personnel during emergencies
  • Managing schedules and staff assignments to meet resident care needs; participates in “on call” procedure as assigned.
  • Aiding in the admission of new residents, including the development of care plans to ensure that all medical, health and wellness needs are met
  • Additional responsibilities as needed/assigned

Qualifications

Due to the nature of our residents, compassion, patience, flexibility and a desire to serve are necessary for success in the RN Supervisor role. All applicants must be have a current, state-approved RN license or temporary practice permit, plus at least one year of experience.  A strong knowledge of nursing principles, an understanding of long-term care regulations, and experience with Medicare/medical assistance is preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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