Professional Nurse Day Shift - Med Surg
Company: County of McHenry
Posted on: January 24, 2023
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Valley Hi Nursing Home and Rehabilitation seeks a full time day
shift Professional Nurse, RN/LPN. The Professional Nurse provides
direct resident care including but not limited to: administering
medication, taking and monitoring vital signs, taking blood
pressure, pulse, and respiration.
Rate of Pay:
FT RN $32.00
PT LPN $28.00
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
* Administers and documents medications and treatments according to
physician's orders; observes residents for reactions and side
effects; observes functional levels of clients; notes changes in
physical or mental condition and reports changes to physician as
* Interacts with residents and their family members to respond to
issues or questions.
* Performs I.V. monitoring and venipuncture; provides skilled
nursing services, diagnostic, and preventive procedures.
* Monitors and inspects nursing units. Insures that proper
procedures are adhered to by resident staff and initiates
corrective action as necessary.
* Participate in the assessment of resident equipment and supply
* Interact with staff, administration and other shift personnel to
provide shift reports or exchange information and efficiently
accomplish work assignments; reviews shift reports and other
nursing records. Implements appropriate follow-up action on
* Completes nursing records and reports to include documenting the
amount and type of care rendered; maintains case files by
performing appropriate charting and writing summaries.
* Counsels residents and family members regarding nursing care
needs, contraindicated measures, and related problems.
* Performs other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Education and Experience:
Associate's Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or school
One or more years of progressively responsible related
Licenses and Certifications:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Medications and their indicated uses.
Principles and practices of nursing services and direct patient
Signs of neglect or abuse.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language
including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition,
Federal, state, and local rules and regulations related to the area
Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.
Providing patient care, diagnosis and treatment within the scope of
Interviewing clients to elicit relevant information.
Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within
Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other
Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines,
and following up assignments with a minimum of direction.
Health/Dental/Vision/Accident and Life Ins, IMRF Pension Plan,
contribution into the Health Savings Account, free insurance for
single coverage, Deferred Compensation Plan/ROTH457, Paid vacation,
sick, personal days and holidays.
McHenry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No applicant for
employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race,
color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, Veteran or
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