First Atlantic Health Care Registered Nurse (RN) - Evenings Full-Time in Portland, Maine
Seaside: A Superior Level of Heath Care: Seaside Skilled Rehabilitation Center is a leading provider of comprehensive rehabilitation and physical therapy services for Southern Maine. Our convenient location on Portland’s Back Cove is the ideal setting for short term or long term care and extended rehabilitation, as well as respite and hospice services. We strive to offer a superior level of heath care, with skilled and professional staff, with an unmatched level of access to many specialists from Cumberland County and beyond. Career Opportunity:Skilled Operations Manager/Assistant Director of Nursing Due to an internal restructuring, Seaside Health Care, located on Baxter Boulevard in Portland, Maine has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our leadership team as a Skilled Operations Manager/Assistant Director of Nursing. This successful candidate will be a registered nurse for five or more years progressive management experience, a working knowledge of nursing best practices, supervisory experience and demonstrate knowledge of successful employee engagement. This is a full time, exempt position with some on call responsibility. Interested applicants may submit their applications, resume, and cover letter to: Lisa Rogers, Director of Nursing Services Seaside Health Care 850 Baxter Blvd Portland, ME 04103 Lisa.Rogers@firstatlantic.com 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.