Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center Charge Nurse Subacute Floor in Newburyport, Massachusetts
*Charge Nurse Subacute Floor *- Full Time Benefit Eligible 7am-3pm Monday-Friday
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 re‐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