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Charge Nurse - Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Prestige Care, Inc.
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Job Description:

What does the Charge Nurse (RN) do?:

In this exciting leadership role at our skilled nursing care center, you will supervise and direct daily nursing activities and care of residents under the supervision of the Director of Nursing and as prescribed by physicians and the residents’ care plan, ensuring compliance with accepted standards of nurse practice and regulation.

Why join the Prestige Care Family in the Charge Nurse (RN) role and what can we offer you?

* The opportunity to serve in a nursing leadership role, with a defined career path for additional responsibility and compensation.

* We are a 35+ year old, family owned and operated organization that has a strong promote from within culture.

* The ability to know your patients (we call them residents!) and their families not just for a few days but long term.

* Robust and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, EAP, 401k match, employer paid life and disability insurance, and more.

* Accessible and engaging regional operations and nursing support staff to bounce ideas off of, get additional guidance, and partnership to allow you to be a high performer.

In this job, every day you will…

1. In this role, you will be assisting in supervising the nursing department staff in the daily delivery of resident care, monitors and schedules job assignments and develop nursing unit priorities.

2. Assist in filling shifts by contacting staff to fill in for staff absences.

3. Provide direct resident care when needed, as determined by resident condition and available staff, completes treatments and procedures as ordered by the physician.

4. You will observe and assess resident condition, reporting changes to physician and Resident Care Manager, administers medications as ordered by the physician and directs Medication Aides accordingly.

5. Evaluate resident response to nursing interventions and alters care plan through ongoing assessments.

6. Complete quality care audits as assigned, ensure equipment and work areas are clean, safe, and orderly, and ensure strict adherence to procedures regarding hazardous chemicals and fire safety.

7. Document all pertinent information on interdisciplinary notes and the 24-hour D.N.S. report form, documents medications administered, treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records.

8. Assist with new admissions, transfers, and discharges. Document all pertinent information on interdisciplinary notes and 24 hour D.N.S. report form, document medications administered, treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records. Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the residents, employees.

Education Experience you need to qualify:

* Must have a current, unencumbered RN license in the state you want to practice in.

* As far as education, you will need a RN certificate, Associate Degree in Nursing, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

* Minimum of one year working in geriatric nursing, including experience with medication administration, delivery systems and pharmacies.

* One year in a supervisory/management position, with experience with budgets, staff development, training and scheduling.

* Excellent written and oral communication and motivational skills are essential to success.

* Ability to creatively problem solve in both resident care and employee management situations.

* Individual must be a team player, well organized, and flexible.

Ways you can advance beyond the Charge Nurse (RN) role:

Once you master this role, you could consider the Resident Care Manager (RN), Staff Development Coordinator, Director of Nursing, and Regional Support Nurse jobs with Prestige Care.

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED – At Prestige, it is our promise to personally touch lives every day. It is a philosophy of caring based on our core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect, that are at the center of all that we do. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents all of us, coming from different experiences, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints. Inclusion is the way we treat one another and how we celebrate what makes us different.

Prestige Care and Rehabilitation of Menlo Park:

Information about Prestige Care and Rehab Center of Menlo Park

Menlo Park is located in the Hazelwood neighborhood, just adjacent to Glendoveer Golf Course, near the junction of I-205 and I-84. Menlo Park's knowledgeable and spirited team of care professionals work around the clock to provide the very best skilled nursing, rehabilitative therapy, short-term and long-term care for our patients. The team take pride in working together to ease the transition from hospital to home. Our goal is to help individuals return to their active, independent lifestyle. Specialized services help patients who have suffered an unexpected injury, illness and who are recovering from a surgical procedure. We do it all with heart and compassion.

Who Is Prestige Care/Prestige Senior Living?

Prestige Care is a family of over 75 skilled nursing + post-acute care centers, as well as assisted living and memory care communities in 8 Western states. We are an organization of over 5,000 team members who serve thousands of residents, where we have the privilege of personally touching their lives every day.

We have four core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect that guide everything that we do. With a strong commitment to career development and advancement, Prestige Care is a employer that can help you achieve your career goals and objectives. With a healthcare career at Prestige Care, you will enjoy a collaborative, team-oriented environment where your work truly matters at the end of every day.:

Keywords: Prestige Care, Inc., Vancouver , Charge Nurse - Registered Nurse (RN), Other , Vancouver, Washington

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