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Charge Nurse, RN

Company: Oak View Home
Location: Waverly Hall
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

We are a COVID-19 vaccinated workforce. New Associates must provide proof of vaccination prior to hire date. Join us at Oak View Home- 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 ESSENTIAL ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Complies with current federal, state and local regulations governing nursing care in the execution of assigned duties.
* Administers and records medications following physician orders and established center policy
* Takes and records patients vital signs and collects laboratory specimens as directed
* Provides emotional support the patients and their families
* Operation of oxygen equipment, suction machines, manual respirators, emergency equipment, IV implementation and administration.
* Use, delivery and documentation of narcotic medication.
* Receiving drugs from pharmacy in accordance with established procedures.
* Knowledge of procedures and ability to determine Advance Directive status for patients.
* 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 nursing assistants 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.
* Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia EEO / M / F / D / V / Drug Free Workplace

Keywords: Oak View Home, Columbus , Charge Nurse, RN, Healthcare , Waverly Hall, Georgia

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