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Registered Nurse - Nursing, Per Diem

Company: Highlands At Wyomissing
Location: Reading
Posted on: May 17, 2020

Job Description:





Registered Nurse - Nursing, Per Diem


Job DetailsJob Location The Highlands at Wyomissing - Reading - Reading, PAPosition Type Per DiemEducation Level CertificateSalary Range $29.00 HourlyTravel Percentage NoneJob Shift AnyJob Category NurseDescription Summary of Responsibilities:

The Registered Nurse provides quality direct and indirect care and assistance, medication administration, treatments, and documentation for residents. They are responsible for oversight of Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) performance, documentation and specific CNA responsibilities regarding resident care of assigned residents or hall. The Registered Nurse assesses resident needs initially and on an ongoing basis. They assume responsibility for participation in orientation, educational development, evaluation and discipline of subordinate staff on unit.

Essential Functions:



  • Assesses resident needs initially and on an ongoing basis

  • Assumes responsibility for participation in orientation, educational development, evaluation and discipline of subordinate staff on unit

  • Completes initial assessment on admission and contributes to the minimum data set (MDS) as needed

  • Identifies physical, psychosocial, educational and discharge needs of the resident

  • Involves appropriate staff in the assessment of residents

  • Assigns and coordinates nursing care, activities of daily living, dining services needs

  • Initiates and completes plan of care, updates frequently to reflect resident's current status

  • Supervises the administration of medication and prescriptions per physicians' orders

  • Administers and documents medications and tests in accordance with facility policy and state and federal regulations as assigned

  • Accurately documents administration, with holding, effectiveness of medications

  • Administers and documents treatments and procedures as defined by policy as assigned

  • Properly transcribes medication orders as necessary

  • Demonstrates good working knowledge and identification of medications, their adverse reactions and proper mode of administration

  • Notifies physician when Rx is inappropriate or new order is needed

  • Documents overall wellbeing of resident

  • Maintains medication cart, medication room, and medication refrigerator ensuring outdated medications treatments and medications are disposed of

  • Maintains open lines of communication

  • Observe and report changes in condition, reports pertinent observations and reactions of residents and/or behaviors to physician

  • Encourages resident's independence in performance of all daily living activities as appropriate

  • Understands special needs of the cognitively impaired resident and utilizes appropriate interventions and approaches

  • Responsible to oversee subordinate's performance, documentation and responsibilities (LPN and CNA)

  • Is flexible and adapts to changing situations

  • Reports unsafe equipment and hazards to charge nurse promptly

  • Participates in emergency drills and follows safety protocol

  • Maintains a safe, orderly, clean and pleasant environment

  • Follows and support practices to keep residents safe and free from harm, actively participates in improving resident safety

  • Practices appropriate infection control and safety awareness

  • Completes annual education/competencies and in-services as assigned

    Supervisory Responsibility



    • This position supervises LPNs and CNAs.

      Other Duties:



      • Perform standard responsibilities of a Registered Nurse Supervisor to provide desk coverage as needed.

        Personal Characteristics:



        • SAFETY: Is trustworthy, responsible, and a team player.

        • KINDNESS: Has a welcoming personality, excellent communication skills, and is responsive.

        • SHOW: Takes pride in self-appearance and is considered an ambassador of THAW.

        • EFFICIENCY: Is consistent, flexible, and adaptable.

          Position Type/Expected Hours of Work (Positions Available):



          • Per Diem position, working up to 29-hours per week around 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift hours. This position requires the ability to work during nonstandard hours including evenings (depending on shift assigned), weekends, holidays, and during inclement weather.

            Safety Hazards and Physical Environment:



            • May be exposed to blood borne pathogens - High Risk

            • May be exposed to communicable diseases

            • May be exposed to high noise levels

            • May be exposed to moving mechanical parts

            • May be exposed to potential electrical shock

            • May be exposed to toxic, caustic, chemicals, and / or detergents

            • May perform emergency care

            • May be exposed to rare occasions during which it is necessary to interact with a resident exhibiting aggressive behavior.



              Qualifications Education and Experience Requirements:



              • 1-3 years nursing experience

              • 1-3 years' experience in a role with supervisory responsibilities

              • Patience, sensitivity, kindness and aptitude for working with elderly and/or cognitively impaired individuals.

              • Demonstrated flexibility in adjusting to residents/clients' specific needs and situations




                • Ability to maintain accurate records and produce effective documentation

                • Ability to adapt to changing needs




                  • Strong follow-up skills and ability to work with little or no supervision, exhibiting strong proactive and efficient work ethic

                  • Comfortable and agile working with technology; Proficient in MS Office and other applications

                  • Experience in and the ability to drive a performance-based culture

                  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment, with competing priorities and deadlines

                  • Strong analytical, assessment, and problem-solving capabilities

                  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills

                  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills, verbal and written

                    Certification and License Requirements:



                    • PA Registered Nurse License (required)

                    • CPR Certification (required)

                      Work Authorization/Security Clearances:



                      • Medical Screening (Drug Test, PPD Test [annually], Flu Vaccination [seasonally])

                      • Criminal History Clearance

                      • FBI Fingerprint Clearance (Only required if you have not lived in PA for the last 2 years)

                      • Social Security Card

                      • Immigration and naturalization (I-9) Clearance



Keywords: Highlands At Wyomissing, Reading , Registered Nurse - Nursing, Per Diem, Healthcare , Reading, Pennsylvania

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