Job Description:

  • Assure quality nursing care for patient by following physician s orders, state and federal regulations and this Facility s policies and procedures.
  • Administers all medications (oral, s. q., I. M., or I. V.) as ordered by M. D. and according to Facility policies.
  • Leads, guides, and supervises nursing assistants and orderlies.
  • Assists physicians with rounds as needed.
  • Drapes, remains with and cares for patients during MD rounds, physical examinations, and treatments as necessary.
  • Performs treatments scheduled during shift and documents appropriately. Maintains infection control measures as necessary.
  • Adheres to all regulations pertaining to cleanliness, infection control, and Standard/Universal Precautions.
  • Assists with research related to the quality of nursing care, as assigned.
  • Assists with records, orders, and assessment of new admissions unit/hall. Assists with scheduling patients annual physical with attending physician and ensures physicals and documentation of physical are done on a timely basis.

Job Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse, graduated from an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Current, valid license from North Carolina Board of Nursing and submit proof of license renewal every other year.
  • Provide quality-nursing care to patients, follow doctor orders, genuine interest in geriatric nursing.
  • CPR certified yearly.
  • Attend in-service training and other staff meetings as required.
  • Ability to supervise nursing assistants assuring that work assignments are completed appropriately and timely.
  • Dependable, flexible, and able to work and cooperate well with all nursing personnel, other departments and have understanding, patience, and tact in working with patients, families, doctors, and others.
  • Ability to make decisions regarding nursing problems, realizing that errors and incompetence may have serious consequences for patients.

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