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Charge Nurse - RN

Company: AHC Applingwood LLC
Location: Williston
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Purpose of Position:The purpose of this position is to direct the day-to-day functions of the Aides/Orderlies and other staff being supervised, as well as give direct nursing care to patients.Description of Required Duties and Tasks:Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. --- Direct the day-to-day functions of nursing aides and other staff being supervised.--- Give direct nursing care to patients.--- Visit all assigned patients at regular intervals during tour of duty.--- Supervise feeding of patients as necessary.--- Notify physician when patient's condition warrants.--- Perform administrative duties, such as documenting of:o Nurses' noteso Doctors' orderso Discharge planso Dietary changeso Reportso Evaluationso Studieso Billing and other charge slipso Miscellaneous forms, charts, etc.--- Chart pertinent facts and information in a professional, clear and comprehensive manner.--- Admit, transfer and discharge patients according to policy.--- Recognize and respond to changes in patients' conditions and document observations, interventions and outcomes.--- Order from pharmacy, prepare and administer medications as ordered by physician.--- Ensure that physicians sign off on all verbal orders and document process.--- Conduct and/or monitor prescribed treatments, such as dressing changes, drawing of blood, catheter changes, NG tube insertion and removal, laboratory work, etc.--- Give and receive condition report from the on-coming and off-going shift.--- Perform emergency procedures, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and in the event of death, notify family and appropriate other parties.--- Recognize, intervene and report accidents and incidents when they occur.--- Monitor and update care plans on each shift as appropriate.--- Supervise and participate in fire safety and other disaster drills and be prepared to carry out duties in the event on an actual event.--- Recognize, intervene and/or report complaints and grievances from patients, families, visitors and employees.--- Monitor the facility for possible health and safety hazards.--- Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions and other information relating to patients, employees and facility.--- Follow the established universal precautions and isolation procedures.--- Encourage an atmosphere of optimism, warmth and interest in patients' personal and health care needsRequired Skills:--- Update daily census report and submit as required.--- Attend and participate in orientation programs, on-going training and educational classes.--- Inventory and request equipment, supplies, etc.--- Assist in updates of written policies and procedures of routine nursing care.--- Participate in surveys made by authorized government agencies.--- Admit, transfer and discharge patients.--- Monitor and participate in daily clean-up of the nurses' station.--- Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor. Education Required

  • Associates or better Licenses & Certifications Required
    • CPR Certification
    • Registered Nurse

Keywords: AHC Applingwood LLC, Bartlett , Charge Nurse - RN, Healthcare , Williston, Tennessee

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