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Fairview Commons Registered Nurse in Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Come join this collaborative and innovated team. At Integritus Healthcare you will enjoy generous time off, exceptional health insurance and the ability to grow in your career. We will pay your way through an LPN program or associates level RN program. Integritus Healthcare wants you! Generous Sign-on Bonus! Referral Bonus! Fairview Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has been part of the Great Barrington community for more than 40 years, providing short-term rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing care in The Berkshires. Nestled in a hill in a quiet residential setting, all of our rooms overlook blooming greenery with either the surrounding woods or our well-maintained patios. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential Job Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Provide basic nursing care such as checking blood pressure, inserting catheters, and helping comfort patients by performing tasks such as changing and dressing - Document accurate and ongoing assessment of patient status: Document patient care, including nursing intervention, patient response to care provided, patient needs, problems, capabilities, limitations, and progress toward goals - Communicate with RNs and physicians regarding patients? needs - Collaborate with other nurses and health team members to ensure patients? wellbeing - Teach patient/significant other appropriate health information in a timely manner and share written informational material, as applicable. - Perform direct patient care, using established procedures, policies, and standards - Prepare and administer medications according to policy and procedure. - Observe and document patients? responses to pertinent medications. - Demonstrate ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise, and professional manner. - Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required. - Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, charting, etc., as necessary. - Receive phone orders from physicians and record on the Physician?s Order Form. - Chart all reports of accidents/incidents involving residents. Follow established procedures. - Verify the identity of each resident before administering the medication/treatment. - Ensure adequate medications, supplies, and equipment are available. Report needs to DON. - Ensure narcotic records are accurate for your shift. - Notify DON of all drug and narcotic discrepancies. - Give a thorough, concise report at change of shift. Communicate pertinent information to the appropriate person in a timely manner. - Performs all job responsibilities in accordance with safety and infection control policies and procedures, including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated and proper disposal of soiled materials. - Follow established policies concerning exposure to blood/body fluids. - Demonstrate correct and safe technique in the use of equipment, according to specific product information/instructions. - Attend and participate in mandatory, and scheduled training and educational classes to maintain current certification as a licensed nurse. - All responsibilities will be conducted in a manner that exhibits the Integritus Healthcare mission, vision, and core values. Job Types: Part-time, Full-time Salary: \$35.00 - \$47.50 per hour Qualifications Education Required Associates or better. Licenses & Certifications Required REGISTERED NURSE