Next Step Health Care Registered Nurse, RN/Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN in Melrose, Massachusetts

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Position Summary:

  • Responsible for the independent supervision of the delivery of care to a group of patients in a nursing unit. Assess patients needs, administer nursing care, supervise CNA's .

  • Assure that effective quality nursing care is delivered which is outcome focused

  • Identify needs and provide input for discharge planning and follow up throughout length of stay.

  • Implement plan of care consistently, effectively and cost efficiently with a focus on patient centered outcomes by utilizing all appropriate, available resources for patient/family/responsible party counseling and discharge planning. Work in collaboration with physician and/or other healthcare professionals by sharing information relevant to plan of care.

  • Deliver and maintain optimum patient care and comfort by demonstrating knowledge and skills of current nursing practices.

Qualifications:

  • Must hold and maintain a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical NurseƂ in Massachusetts

  • Recent clinical experience, education, or specialty skills specific to geriatrics

  • Demonstrate understanding that state and Federal rules and regulations govern the practices within the facility

  • Must maintain regular attendance