Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center TCU RN in Bradford, Massachusetts

TCU RN

TCU RN *– _Full Time 40 hours 3pm-11pm_ *This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team for our 20 bed TCU located within Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital at Bradford!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and evaluates all direct resident care and initiates corrective action as necessary.

  • Provides clinical supervision of nursing assistants and Licensed Practical Nurses providing direct resident care.

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

  • Assumes responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local regulations within the assigned unit.

  • Ensures that all physician renewal orders and physician documentation is timely and appropriate.

  • Conducts resident rounds, reporting problems to nursing supervisor and initiating corrective action.

  • Identifies resident problems and emergency situations, and initiates immediate "life saving" measures within the scope of nursing practice and in accordance with advance directives.

  • Administers and documents medications, enteral nutrition, and treatments per the physician's order and accurately records all care provided and observations daily.

Prerequisites:

  • Graduate of an accredited RN school of Nursing.

  • Current license in Massachusetts as RN.

  • Knowledge of Geriatric Nursing required.

  • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support in accordance with American Heart Association or American Red Cross standards required.

  • Knowledge of growth and development across the life span.

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Location: Bradford, MA - Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital

Category: TCU Nursing