6P-6A Nurse

Huntington, IN Full-time

*New Pay Scale!

*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 6P-6A 

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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