First Atlantic Health Care Registered Nurse (RN) - Days Part-time in Freeport, Maine
Exceptional Care: Our strong belief is to offer a continuum of care on our campus, which ensures that healthcare services are provided for all levels and stages of care. This has allowed our residents to age in place which enhances their quality of life. We offer assisted living for those individuals who require assistance with their day to day tasks, as well as a specialty unit for those who would benefit from memory care services.: OUR WAGES HAVE RECENTLY INCREASED!: We need Registered Nurses on all shifts. WEEKEND RN's RECEIVE A SPECIAL INCENTIVE! Commit to the weekend schedule for just 6 months at a time. Receive EXTRA $$$ in addition to your base pay AND the standard shift differential. Are you looking for flexibility? We can accommodate different shift lengths. Are you looking for full time, part time, per -Diem? We've got what works for you. Apply for this job to learn more! We will contact you right away.: POSITION SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse (RN) delivers care to residents while ensuring all applicable laws, regulations, and company standards are met. Reports to Director of Nursing (DON). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: CLINICAL: * Knowledgeable of nursing practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing nursing functions in the long-term care facility; we are happy to teach new graduates and nurses new to the Long Term and Skilled Nursing. * Knowledgeably and competently deliver basic nursing care to residents. * Must be able to evaluate resident’s needs through ongoing assessment and revises care plan based on changes in resident’s condition. * Chart appropriately and timely within our electronic medical record. * Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment. * Interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess resident’s condition. * Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in residents’ conditions. * Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records. * Modify resident treatment plans as indicated by residents’ responses and conditions. * Monitor all aspects of care, including diet and physical activity. * Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate resident care plans. * Instruct individuals, families on topics such as health education, disease prevention, and develop health improvement programs. * Prepare residents for, and assist with, examinations and treatments. * Prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and ensure that stock of supplies is maintained. * Assist in the evacuation of residents. LEADERSHIP: * Leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel. * Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. * Plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the Nursing department. * Understand and follow company policies, including harassment and complaint procedures. * Provide clinical supervision to LPNs and CNAs. * Actively participate in Quality Improvement activities. PROFESSIONAL: * Must be dependable, regular attendance. * Communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team. * Maintain current knowledge of nursing practice. Education and Experience: * Education: Possess a diploma, AS or BS degree in nursing. * Experience: Six months to one year related experience; new graduates are considered! Skills and Abilities: * Knowledge and use of Electronic Medical Records and/or solid computer skills * Strong communication skills, both in writing and verbally * Effective leadership skills and/or ability to invest in growing this skill * Read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Certificates and Licenses: * Must be currently registered/licensed in Maine. * Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtained during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.