Administers resident care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or a physician to maintain the highest level of resident care.
Because HCF exists to care for our residents, regular attendance and punctuality are essential to provide quality care
Must be in good physical condition as the position requires the ability to stand on one’s feet throughout the day, as well as, push, pull, move and/or lift frequently a minimum of 10 pounds and up to greater than 50 pounds occasionally
Commitment to HCF mission, values, philosophy and Service Excellence Initiative
Must be able to complete performance requirements independently while using good judgment as well as have the ability to harmoniously work with others
Must be able to read, write and understand the English language
Must function within scope of practice according to the State Board of Nursing
Administers medication and treatments as prescribed by physician
Must follow HCF Policy and Procedures
Must meet job related competencies as outlined in the Skills Competency Manual
Supervises, evaluates and may suspend personnel according to HCF policy
Accurately complete documentation of care given
Refers to and follows resident care plan
Observes, evaluates and reports any abnormal findings, such as, injuries, incidents, skin issues, complaints, suspected abuse/neglect/misappropriation, and any unsafe conditions as well as any significant changes in condition
Attend required in-service education
Follows appropriate Infection Control and Safety Practices
Communicates effectively with residents, staff and visitors
Assumes responsibility for his/her own professional competence
All other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Current license as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the State Board of Nursing.
CPR certification recommended.