must have a current/active California Nurse License, RN
current/active CPR/BLS card
Job Type: Full
home health: 1 year (Preferred)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Day 0700 - 1530
Evening 1500 -2330
In order to protect our residents and our staff we have implemented extreme infection control policies and increased access to protective gear and supplies.
• Assist the Director of Nursing Services in directing the day-to-day functions of the nursing activities in accordance
with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.
• Participate in developing, maintaining, and updating written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day
functions of the nursing service department.
• Ensure that reference material (i.e. regulations, professional standards of practice, etc.) maintained at the
nurses’ stations is current. Recommend written material that will assist the nursing service department in meeting the
day-to-day needs of the resident.
• Ensure that the Nursing Service Procedures Manual is current and reflects the day-to-day nursing procedures performed
in this facility.
• Assist in developing methods for coordinating nursing services with other resident services to ensure the continuity of
the residents’ total regimen of care.
• Periodically review the resident’s written discharge plan. Participate in the updating of the resident’s written discharge
plan as required.
• Assist the Director in planning the nursing services portion of the resident’s discharge plan as necessary.
• Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.
• Complete accident/incident reports as necessary.
• Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as
• Agree not to disclose resident’s protected health information and promptly report suspected or known violations of
such disclosure to the Administrator.
• Report any known or suspected unauthorized attempt to access facility’s information system.
• Inform nursing service personnel of new admissions, their expected time of arrival, room assignment, etc.
• Ensure that rooms are ready for new admissions.
• Greet newly admitted residents upon admission. Escort them to their rooms as necessary
• Make rounds with physicians as necessary.
• Notify the resident’s attending physician and next-of-kin when there is a change in the resident’s condition.
• Ensure that direct nursing care be provided by a licensed nurse, a certified nursing assistant, and/or a nurse aide trainee
qualified to perform the procedure.
• Start IVs, obtain sputum, urine and other specimens for lab tests as ordered.
• Take TPRs, blood pressures, etc., as necessary.
• Admit, transfer and discharge residents as necessary.
• Report problem areas to the Director. Assist in developing and implementing corrective action.
• Keep the Director informed of the status of residents and other related matters through written/oral reports.
• Assist the Charge Nurse in monitoring seriously ill residents.
• Authorize the use of restraints when necessary and in accordance with our facilities policies and procedures.
• Ensure that all RNs and LPNs on your shift comply with written procedures for the administration, storage, and control
of medications and supplies.
• Monitor medication passes and treatment schedules to ensure that medications are being administered as ordered and
that treatments are provided as scheduled.
• Review medication cards for completeness of information, accuracy in the transcription of physician orders, and
adherence to stop order policies.
• Inspect the nursing service treatment areas daily to ensure that they are maintained in a clean and safe manner.
• Ensure that residents who are unable to call for help are checked frequently.