• Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Berks Heim
  • Salary: Hourly

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A Registered Nurse who has met all legal requirements for registration in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. May assume role of Charge Nurse in the absence of unit Charge Nurse. The Staff Nurse of a Unit or PRN provides quality professional nursing care to residents following established policies of this facility.

Essential functions
1. Assists Charge Nurse in care and management of unit.
2. Assists in maintaining a therapeutic regimen for all residents on the unit.
3. Assists in assessing residents, reviewing and revising nursing care plans and goals for each resident.
4. Implements IV therapy as ordered according to policy/procedure.
5. Receives and transcribes physicians’ telephone orders as necessary.
6. Assigns and advises personnel assigned to unit in Charge Nurse’s absence.
7. Assists in guidance and orientation of new personnel.
8. Promotes continuity of care through good communication and cooperation with other departments. Makes unit rounds in Charge Nurse’s absence to ensure that every resident is receiving quality care.
9. Assists in keeping adequate inventory of supplies on the unit.
10. Does quality assurance (QA) monitoring and reporting.
11. Participates in in-service programs on a regular basis.
12. Assigns unit staff to attend in Charge’s Nurse’s absence.
13. Admits, transfers, and discharges residents.
14. Administers medications and treatments.
15. Makes rounds with attending physician in Charge Nurse’s absence. Bring any changes resident’s condition to his/her attention.
16. Gives emergency care if needed; notify Supervisor promptly.
17. Assists in maintaining all nursing records in a proper and timely manner.
18. Maintains a professional attitude toward residents, families, and visitors; dealing with their needs in a proper and tactful manner.
19. Notifies families of change in resident’s condition or transfer in Charge Nurse’s absence or at his/her direction.
20. Has awareness of safety, environmental services and maintenance needs on the unit, bringing them to the attention of the proper department.
21. Refers to appropriate shift routine as needed.
22. Relieves unit Charge Nurse as needed

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