Part-Time Assisted Living Nurse

Huntington, IN Part-time

*New Shift Times

*8 or 12 hour shifts

*Flexible Schedules

*Shift Differential

*Daily Pay Available

QUALIFICATIONS

        • Must be a graduate of a State Approved School of Nursing and have a current nursing license in the State of Indiana
        • Must know all aspects of basic personal care, medication administration, treatment procedures, preventive, restorative, and therapeutic techniques.
        • Must have knowledge of medial asepsis and sterile technique. 
        • Must have interest in and be able to communicate effectively with aged and ill residents with a variety of chronic illnesses or emotional disorders. 
        • Must be able to communicate effectively with visitors, supervisor, co-workers, and work under direct supervision of charge nurse. 
        • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of resident's condition and personal affairs.
        • Must be willing to work 2nd shift

RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Execute physician's orders thoroughly and safely.
      • Administer and document medications, according to pharmacy and drug administration policies and procedures.
      • Contact physicians and/or pharmacies, as necessary, for orders or prescription needs. 
      • Receive telephone orders from physicians. 
      • Perform all treatments ordered by physician.  In addition, perform naso-gastric and gavage feedings, insertion of straight and Foley catheters and naso-gastric tubes, administer special skin care procedures, sterile dressing changes, monitor I.V. fluid administration, and oral-pharyngeal suctioning.  
      • Monitor resident for expected and untoward responses from medication and therapeutic measures.
      • Conduct assessment and document when change in condition is noted.  
      • Assist with admission assessments and formulation of the plan of care.
      • Contribute information for revision in the resident plan of care.
      • Coordinate treatments with nursing assistants to provide comprehensive, effective and efficient resident care.
      • Practice good personal hygiene and adhere to dress code.
      • Follow facility infection control policies and procedures.
      • Report defective equipment or other potential safety hazards promptly.
      • Maintain attitude of courtesy, tact, and helpfulness when dealing with residents, visitors, physicians, consultants, therapists and other staff.
      • Use proper telephone etiquette.
      • Maintain confidentiality of resident condition and personal affairs.

 

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