Volunteers of America

Receive alerts when this company posts new jobs.

Registered Nurse

at Volunteers of America

Posted: 10/26/2018
Job Reference #: 603/2181
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

PRIMARY RELATIONSHIPS: Residents, family members, physicians and co-workers.

Are you looking for flexibility?

How does the idea of 12 hour shifts, with ADDITIONAL DAYS OFF sound? The Homestead at Anoka has created new 12 HOUR schedules! 600a-630p OR 600p-630a with every 3rd weekend and every 3rd holiday.



GREAT STAFFING RATIOS TOO!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Provides Leadership and Direction on Assigned Unit
    • Role models positive communication skills with NA/R's, C.N.A.'s, HHA's, STNAs, TMA's (if applicable), interdisciplinary team, supervisory and management team, customers, residents and families.
    • Listen to shift report and keep open lines of communication with supervisor, co-workers and on-coming shift.
    • Make rounds to residents to observe their physical and psychosocial status.
    • Assign personnel appropriately to meet resident needs.
    • Ensure that unit personnel on your shift are carrying out their assignments.
    • Attend nurses and team meetings as scheduled and/or assigned.
    • Initiate disciplinary action when the performance of personnel warrants such action.
    • Report occupational exposures to needlesticks, blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with facility policy and procedures governing accidents and incidents.
  • Resident Care Functions
    • Maintains competence in all required skills within the facility.
    • Treats and ensures that residents are treated with respect and dignity.
    • Immediately reports any suspected abuse or neglect per company policy
    • Perform nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the resident.
    • Administers prescribed medications and treatments per MD orders.
    • Is drug knowledgeable and reports resident response, side effects, responds to drug considerations and reports problems or potential problems to the physicians.
    • Maintains all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner according to policies and procedures of the facility.
    • Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding monitoring of vital signs, weights, administration of medications and treatments.
    • Make physician calls to report resident change in condition.
    • Keep families updated on resident conditions.
    • Comply with acute emergency protocols and tasks involved in the event of a 911 call.
    • Follows all DNR/DNI/CPR/Comfort Care protocols and orders.



QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Current licensure in the state of employment as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current CPR Registration.
  • Maintenance of required CEU's.
  • Experience in long-term care preferred.
  • Good problem solver with abilities to make independent judgments utilizing initiative, discretion and the nursing process as needed.
  • Demonstrates leadership ability.
  • Effective communicator with staff, families and outside agencies.
  • Ability to prioritize duties.
  • Customer service oriented with knowledge of successful customer service techniques.
  • Clinical competence to utilize the nursing process to perform physical and cognitive assessments of residents.
  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
  • Must be a team player.

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!