Bement Health Care Center
  • 2nd Shift
  • 3rd Shift
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Bement, IL

Job Summary: A Registered Nurse (RN) is a health care professional skilled in all phases of the nursing process. He/she is adaptable to the needs of the individual and family during health and illness and has the ability to prioritize. The RN assesses, plans, implements and evaluates daily resident care and is responsible for the direction of personnel assigned to him/her.

Qualifications:

  1. Be of legal working age
  2. Be able to read and follow written directions
  3. Be able to communicate with residents and co-workers in English
  4. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general
  5. Work overtime is necessary
  6. Must possess a general knowledge and understanding of state and federal laws as they pertain to long term care
  7. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  8. Current license in good standing in the state in which the facility is located

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Assessments
    1. Completes the nursing admission assessment on admission or assigned residents per procedure utilizing proper techniques, tools and history
    2. Utilizes the admission assessment for information in caring for each resident as assigned
    3. Makes appropriate situational decisions with information received from assessments
      1. Notifies and consults with physicians and supervisors
      2. Makes appropriate referrals or social service contacts
      3. Consults with other departments as required or needed
  1. Planning
    1. Initiates a nursing care plan on each assigned admission based on nursing assessments and identification of nursing problems
    2. Reviews physician orders on assigned residents prior to care and requests physician’s orders when appropriate to plan resident’s care
    3. Encourages participa