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Hillcrest Rehabilitaiton Center Graduate Nurse in Training in Mankato, Minnesota

This Position is for the Hillcrest Rehabilitation Center. POSITION SUMMARY The Graduate Nurse in Training is responsible for the administration of medications according to State and Federal guidelines under the supervision of a licensed nurse. This position properly distinguishes medical abbreviations, effects of medications, properly identifying therapeutic and adverse reactions and following through on proper procedure. Must be willing to assist the Nurses and NAR's as needed. Must pass nursing boards within 60 days of hire. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Administration of Medications by Unlicensed Personnel May administer medication, whether oral, suppository, eye drops, ear drops or topical if the medications are regularly scheduled and in the case of PRN medications, the administration of the medication is authorized by a nurse or reported to a nurse within a time period that is specified by nursing home policy prior to the administration. Follows Proper Procedure to Medication-Administration according to State and Federal Requirements Administers medication accurately, according to policy, including hand washing and 5 rights. Knows medical abbreviations and their meanings Know use of Physicians' Desk Reference or nursing drug handbook to state classifications of drug indication or purpose for use, side effects or adverse reactions, special consideration, and adult dosage. Knowledgeable of administered medication desired actions, side effects and adverse reactions. Has minimal medication and treatment errors Signs out medications and treatments appropriately and according to policy. Knows and follows proper procedure to accessing the ER kit and contacts licensed nurse to follow through. Documents PRN's according to policy FACILITY COMPLIANCE Attends all staff education of the facility relating to safety, infection control an disease process. Attends staff meetings at the facility. Attends program on Continuous Quality Improvement and Customer satisfaction. Promotes a highly positive workplace centered on strong customer service, inclusivity and ensuring staff feel welcome and supported For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.