Lincoln Meadows Care Center Registered Nurse (RN) in Lincoln, California

Full Time - All Shifts Available!

Weekends Needed

POSITION

The primary function of the Registered Nurse is to insure effective and efficient nursing care is provided as prescribed by the physician and as required by the facility’s policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

Graduate of accredited school of nursing Current, active license as a Registered Nurse Experience in long tenn geriatric nursing care and/or training in supervision preferred ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Accurately prepare, administer and document medications, tests upon which the administration of medications are dependent, and perfonn treatments according to the physician’s orders and as directed by the facility’s policies and procedures Record time spent perfonning individual treatments in accordance with ancillary services policy on the medication/treatment record Assess the resident’s response to medication regime with prompt notification to the physician of any adverse effects Notify the physician of refusal of medication/treatments and/or non-compliance with treatment plan Infonn resident and family member of mediation/treatment plan and new orders with explanation of the type, purpose and potential side effects of the medication/treatment Insure proper storage and security of drugs and biologicals in accordance with the facility’s policies and procedures Insure drug ordering and receiving policies and procedures are followed in accordance with the facility’s policies and procedures Insure correct disposal of sharps Keep medication cart and room neat, clean and medication correctly stored Keep medication refrigerator clean, at correct temperature and items stored labeled and dated Assist the Charge Nurse as required which includes but is not limited to assessment of residents on change of condition, notification of physician and families, admissions, discharges or transfers, weekly progress note documentation, MDS assessment and care plans Assist in orientation and training of new nursing personnel, as required Practice, implement and supervise Infection Control and Universal Precaution policies and procedures Practice, implement and supervise safety policies and procedures Participate in Quality Assurance Program React appropriately to emergencies and disaster situations Assist in teaching of resident, families, and personnel on specific procedures Assist with physician rounds and orders, as required Assist with monitoring and supervising of dining program and meal service as assigned Respond to audit reports with prompt corrective action Attend in-service education and staff meetings as required