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