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Westminster Palms Registered Nurse Westminster Baldwin Park - Full Time 2pm to 10pm in Orlando, Florida

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide direct nursing care to residents and supervise day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants in accordance with state and federal standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Comply with all applicable rules, policies, standards, and guidelines related to employment with Westminster Services and its communities.

  • Assist in planning resident care by following physician orders.

  • Implement resident care based on physician orders.

  • Evaluate care and communicate with doctors for updates of orders.

  • Administer medication, IVs, give shots, update patient records, provide emotional support, patient education, basic diagnostics, and other patient procedures for residents.

  • Receive and transcribe orders from attending physicians.

  • Monitor blood glucose, temperature, and blood pressure when necessary.

  • Respond to all emergencies.

  • Schedule doctor’s appointments and coordinate transportation for the residents. Includes scheduling labs and transcribing lab results.

  • Supervise CNA's and LPN’s as Charge Nurse – ensure they are providing resident care based on

Education:

Must be currently licensed in the State of Florida as a Registered Nurse.

Must be CPR Certified.

Experience and Basic Knowledge:

One year of long term care desirable. Med-Surg, Home Health experience helpful experience working with the elderly, handicapped or developmentally disabled adults preferred. Will train on-the- job in lieu of above experience.

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