Salary Grade: GN12
Registered Nurses at LNMTC provide clinical care and psychosocial support to patients on assigned nursing unit, utilizing the nursing process to accurately and appropriately assess, plan, implement and evaluate clinical care. They will administer medication, assist in managing difficult behavior, participate in interdisciplinary team processes and supervise health care technicians in the day-to-day care of patients. They will also coordinate care and work closely with the patient's medical doctor, psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker recreational therapist and other professionals to assist the patient in meeting maximum potential for independence and function.
Longleaf Neuro Medical Treatment Center (LNMTC) is a certified Medicare and Medicaid facility nursing home that provides a continuum of care to both adults with severe and persistent mental illness that also have long-term medical conditions requiring residential, medical and nursing care, and to adults with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or other related dementia. LNMTC facilitates high quality skilled and intermediate nursing care throughout four Nursing Unit Floors and an Alzheimer's Unit that operates 24 hours seven days a week, with 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts.
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This posting is for multiple vacancies of Registered Nurse on various floors and shifts at Longleaf Neuro-Medical Treatment Center.
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), in collaboration with our partners, provides essential human services to improve the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Knowledge of professional principles, practices and theory of nursing and its application.
Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations governing the provision of nursing care.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Knowledge of medications and the physiological effect of those medications.
Ability to independently plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
Ability to lead a team; skill in delegation and making assignments.
Ability to guide and counsel subordinate staff and provide feedback and advice/counsel to nursing staff on care rendered to patients.
Ability to provide patient and family education on disease processes, treatment and self-care.
Ability to demonstrate patience in dealing with patients, clients, and families.
Ability to communicate information to patients, families and staff in a concise and descriptive manner, verbally, in writing or by demonstration.
Ability to appropriately respond to emergency situations.
Ability to effectively teach nursing staff through orientation and on the job training.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.
Special Condition for Continued Employment:
IMPORTANT: Registered Nurse licensure is REQUIRED. Enter your current licensure in the Certificates and Licenses section of the State Job Application.
Must successfully pass all required parts of CPI's (Crisis Prevention Institute) Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and maintain all required competencies.
Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.