Heritage Hall Nursing Home (West) Registered Nurse in Agawam, Massachusetts

Heritage Hall East is looking for a Registered Nurse - Full Time, 3p-11p to join our team! $2,000 Sign On Bonus and Reciprocity Reimbursement!! Please call HR for details - Tracy Thompson 413-333-2218. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the RN Nursing Supervisor, Resident Care Director, the Registered Nurse (RN) delivers efficient and effective nursing care while achieving positive clinical outcomes and patient/family satisfaction. He/she operates within the scope of practice defined by the State Nurse Practice Act and delegates aspects of patient care to LPNs and Caregivers/Aides, consistent with their scope of practice. The RN manages patient care by performing nursing assessments and collaborating with the nursing team and other disciplines, residents and families to develop effective service plans. SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:1. Graduate of an approved school of nursing is required.2. Must be currently licensed by the State Board of Nursing.3. Experience is preferred in rehabilitative or geriatric nursing.4. Comprehensive knowledge of nursing principles required, including the ability to recognize and identify symptoms and manage emergency situations.5. Knowledge of medications, their proper dosage, and expected results.6. Ability to coordinate, delegate and supervise unlicensed nursing functions.7. Ability to create a resident-centered environment.8. Basic knowledge of computer use.9. This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs.10. Must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by state law and in accordance with Company policy. TSTs will be administered at the work site if required. Genesis HealthCare is an EO Employer- Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories