Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center Charge Nurse Subacute Floor in Newburyport, Massachusetts

*Charge Nurse Subacute Floor *- Full Time Benefit Eligible 7am-3pm Monday-Friday

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical supervision of nursing staff providing direct resident care.

  • Follows staffing guidelines and makes nursing assignments according to qualifications of staff and characteristics of the resident population.

  • Instructs nursing staff in proper, preventative safety measures and use of adaptive equipment to meet the needs of each resident.

  • Controls supplies and equipment within the unit.

  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to ensure high quality resident care is maintained.

  • Supervises the application and removal of all postural supports and restraints.

  • Supervises distribution of nourishment. Insures physician renewal orders and documentation is timely and appropriate.

  • Plans and conducts unit staff meetings and records problems and recommends action.

  • Conducts rounds, provides report to nurse coming on duty, reports problems to supervisor, reviews and approves admission and reā€admission nursing assessments.

  • Develops an accurate comprehensive care plan bases on each resident's assessment.

  • Renders immediate assistant to any resident in need.

  • Checks meal trays, evaluates and documents changes in residents conditions.

  • Observes infection control policies and procedures.

  • Maintains and monitors medication room and med cart in clean, safe and secure manner..

Location: Newburyport, MA - Port Healthcare Center

Category: Nursing