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Charge Nurse - RN

Company: Heritage Inn
Location: Statesboro
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 Heritage Inn- 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 SUMMARY
Responsible for directing nursing care for the patients, and supervising the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants. Such supervision should be in accordance with current federal, state, and local and regulations governing our nursing center, and as may be directed by the Administrator, the Medical Director, and/or the Director of Nursing Services to provide the appropriate care for our patients. 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: Heritage Inn, Savannah , Charge Nurse - RN, Healthcare , Statesboro, Georgia

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