Prestige Healthcare Registered Nurse (RN) (Sign-on Bonus) in Kalamazoo, Michigan
RN – Starting Wages $35.75-$49 per Hour Offering a $5,000 Sign-on Bonus for Full-Time! MediLodge of Westwood has a 5-Star Rating in Quality of Resident Care and is an integral part of our large MediLodge portfolio of 49 skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers state-wide, which makes us a leading healthcare provider in Michigan! We are looking for a compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) such as you, to join our team! What Benefits Do We Offer You? * Competitive Wages That In crease for Years Licensed as Your Experience Counts With Us * Starting Wage Based on Experience, Shift, $8/hr Weekender Program, $2.25/hr Front-Line Staff Incentive * Electronic Scheduling – You Manage Your Work Schedule * Excellent Career Advancement Opportunities That Meet Your Goals * Daily Pay, Weekly Pay, Bi-Weekly Pay Options Through On-Shift Wallet (stat pay) * Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits for You Your Family * Employee Benefits Concierge – to Guide You in Maximizing Your Benefits * Tuition Reimbursement * Student Loan Repayment Program * Company Paid Life Insurance * Paid Vacation Days with Rollover Option and Sick Time * 401k Retirement with Company Match * Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) * Mobile Phone Discount Program * Unlimited Referral Bonuses and more! Medilodge of Westwood is nestled in a breathtaking wooded area, in the quiet outskirts of Kalamazoo. We pride ourselves in opportunities to support you and your career goals. Our clinical staff is experienced and ready to help you become the best nurse you can be. With Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo Valley Community College nearby, it’s a great location to further your education. Thank you for considering a career with us! We can’t wait to meet you!: Summary: Plans, coordinates and provides total nursing care for our skilled nursing facility residents and provides supervision and guidance to clinical staff members. Scope of work may be modified by state specific rules under the Nurse Practice Act. Qualifications: Education: * Graduate of accredited RN School of Nursing. Licenses/Certification: * Valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state employed. * Valid CPR certification. Experience: * One year of nursing experience preferred. Essential Functions: * Initiates and leads team conferences in development of individualized nursing care plans. * Assesses and documents the resident’s condition and nursing needs. * Accurately and promptly implements physicians’ orders. * Assigns nursing care to team members in accordance with the resident’s needs and the person’s capabilities and qualifications. * Supervises, directs and evaluates LPNs, LVNs, and CNAs. * Administers medications, starts IVs and performs treatments for assigned residents, and documents that treatment as required company, and local, state and federal rules and regulations. * Participates in orientation and in-service training for personnel. * Assists physicians with special tests and procedures within the scope of state specified Nursing Practice Act. * Ensures that supplies are utilized economically and that equipment is clean and maintained in a safe manner. * Reports and records pertinent observations and reactions regarding residents. * Coordinates nursing care of residents when scheduled for therapy or procedures by other departments. * Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in residents. * Interviews applicants and recommends hires. Participates in counseling, disciplinary action and termination of staff, to extent permitted by state practice act. * Supervises nursing unit, which includes scheduling and directing the nursing staff to extent permitted by state practice act. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: * Skilled in directing and motivating the workforce. * Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team. * Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization. * Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situations. * Knowledge of training techniques for clinical staff. * Ability to maintain confidentiality.