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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Avondale Estates of Elgin
Location: Elgin
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPRIMARY DUTYThe primary purpose of the RN is to provide direct and individualized nursing care to residents. The RN will work as part of the nursing team to assess resident needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Provides direct and individualized nursing care to residents
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess resident's condition
  • Modifies resident treatment plans as indicated by residents' responses and conditions
  • Monitors all aspects of resident care, including diet and physical activity
  • Prepares residents for, and assist with, examinations and treatments
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques and facility policies
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of resident
  • Observes resident, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of resident's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents
  • Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of resident
  • Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate resident care plans
  • Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records
  • Record residents' medical information and vital signs
  • Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned residents
  • Initiates a resident education plan according to the individualized needs of the resident, as prescribed by physician and/or facility policy including resident and family instruction
  • Explains procedures and treatments to residents to gain cooperation, understanding, and alleviate apprehension
  • Instructs residents, families and other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention and health improvement programs
  • Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocolEDUCATION and EXPERIENCE an equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
    • Graduate from an accredited nursing program; minimum of 1 year of previous long-term care experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Must be licensed in the applicable state as a Registered Nurse (RN)SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS of this position are generally as follows:
      • Occasional supervision of LPN's and/or non-licensed nursing staff at the direction of the Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing or Charge Nurse.

Keywords: Avondale Estates of Elgin, Elgin , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Elgin, Illinois

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