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Clinical Services
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1945 New Castle Place

General Summary:
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the accurate and timely administration of medications, treatments, documentation and emergency calls as indicated. The Registered Nurse will supervise the nursing care of all assigned residents and delegate the duty for direct care.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Administers treatments, including, but not limited to: dressings, catherization, suctioning, oxygen, etc. Assists in direct resident care as necessary and administers medications.
  • Maintains accurate documentation of medication administered and care rendered.
  • Supervise and direct LPNs and CNAs in accordance with Nursing Practice Act. Assist when necessary.
  • Assess and serve as first resource for residents and staff on nursing care problems.
  • Know and give report for total resident care including assessment, medications, treatments, and daily living and psychological care.
  • Practice restorative nursing to allow resident to function at his / her maximum level or independence.
  • Charge RN to check on all residents on his/her unit and manage problems as necessary.
  • Complete all resident and work records including nursing assistant assignments and care cards; medication and treatment records, nursing notes, daily report sheets and resident care plan.
  • Assess residents needs daily and change actual and written care plan accordingly in ink.
  • Know the status of residents with private duty nurses. Be sure all private duty nurses remain with their residents during the shift.
  • Count narcotics and sedatives. Identify and correct any errors. Sign that these medications have been counted. Enter new orders or reorders in the count book.
  • Completes all necessary documentation in resident’s medical record via electronic charting system.

Other Duties:

  • Admit and discharge residents.
  • Eliminate all hazardous conditions as they occur. Should any incident occur involving injury or harm to a resident, notify the doctor and the resident’s family or responsible party after having cared for the resident. Fill out an accident report and document in resident’s chart.
  • Assist doctors on rounds; check and initiate new orders; see that verbal and telephone orders and the Medicare certifications are signed. Have doctors review and renew all orders appropriately. Check scripts for 60-day renewal of narcotics.
  • Comply with the Resident’s Bill of Rights.
  • Maintains the self respect, personal dignity, and physical safety of each patient.
  • Abide by Nursing Department policies, practices and standards of care.
  • All employees are expected to respond to emergency situations involving the safety of residents, other employees and our physical plant. This includes the ability to assist with a possible evacuation of residents.
  • All employees are responsible to adhere to all facility policy and procedures as they relate to compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Medicare Compliance. All employees are responsible to ensure that any Protected Health Information and Medicare Compliance Information that he/she comes in contact with is maintained in a confidential manner.
  • Abide by emergency, safety and health regulations. Eliminate or report all hazardous conditions as they occur.
  • Abide by all rules and policies set forth by the company and department.
  • Attends in-service training and education session, as required.
  • Employees are responsible to perform any other duties as assigned.
  • Employees are expected to embrace a culture of hospitality and follow the 10 Hospitality Promises.


Qualifications:
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in related field. 
  • Prior experience and experience in long-term care facility, preferred.
  • Must have current Registered Nursing license in the State of WI.
  • Must have CBRF certification, or ability to obtain certification within 90 days. 
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicate effectively and perform simple arithmetic. Ability to document care given. 
  • Possesses ability to communicate effectively with residents, families and staff. Must use sound judgment, works well under pressure and possesses strong organizational skills.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting; must be able to stand/walk for up to 70% of the work day; must be able to lift , transfer, turn and position residents weighing up to 125 lbs. unassisted, or with the assistance of one for a resident weighing over 125 lbs. May be subjected to offensive odors and combative behavior. Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. frequently, and 50 lbs. occasionally. May be exposed to communicable diseases including the HIV and HBV viruses. Must be able to work paying close attention to detail with frequent interruptions.
Equipment Utilized:
  • Medication cart, call and alarm systems, sphygmomanometer, glucometer, computer, blood pressure cuff, suction machine, tub lifts, residents beds, transfer/repositioning devices, feeding pump, IV pump, scale.

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