Job Summary

This position is responsible to perform the following according to North Star Manor standards, procedures, and individualized resident care plans.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assists with formulating a plan of care for residents in pertinent area. Provides nursing care to residents according to physician orders and regulations. Updates plan of care when needed. Observes and documents observations and care given to residents. Uses the EMR accurately. Assures physicians are notified and orders are processed. Receives and shares information; observes and reports residents’ conditions. Responds promptly to resident call lights Directs and assists with resident, family/significant other education. Notifies family on condition changes etc. Handles linens properly and disposes of soiled linens, clothing or supplies in adherence to regulations and guidelines. Uses standard precautions by using personal protective equipment and observes transmission guidelines, washes hands between resident cares. Reports/assures timely follow up of signs/ symptoms of resident infection.

Qualifications

Education Experience Licensure Certification: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Prior work experience in like or related position may be helpful. Licensure for state of practice is required; current CPR certification or ability to become certified in CPR within 180 days of hire.

Skills/Abilities: Ability to communicate and comprehend.

Knowledge: Knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.

Physical/Mental Retirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will operate/activate/use/prepare/inspect/place/detect/position objects, tools, or controls. The employee will frequently communicate/express oneself/exchange/observe/assess/detect information relative to this position. The employee is required to maintain a stationary position/move/position self in response to job tasks. Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing. Weight lifting requirement of 30 lbs. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Frequency of travel may vary based on business need.

Supervisory responsibilities: Directly supervise assigned employee(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees’ addressing complaints and resolving problems; fostering an environment for employee engagement.

Accommodations: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.