- Administer prescribed medications, noting times and amounts on residents’ charts.
- Observe residents, charting and reporting changes in residents’ conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
- Provide basic resident care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas, massaging, or performing catheterizations.
- Answer residents’ calls and determine how to assist them.
- Measure and record residents’ vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
- Work as part of a healthcare team to assess residient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.
- Collect samples, such as blood, urine, or sputum from residents, and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.
- Pediatric & Womens wing
- Perform primary care procedures such as suturing, splinting, administering immunizations, taking cultures, and debriding wounds.
- Use equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen supplies.
- Record food and fluid intake and output.
- FLoat Nurse of Medical Surgical, ICU, PCU, and Skilled Unit.
- Delegate RN’s, LPN’s, and CNA’s duties according to certification and licensure.
- Assign patient’s rooms according to acuity
- Supervised and scheduled 12 nurses and 20 CNA’s
- Provide coverage in assigned areas as charge nurse and supervise 1-2 LPNs
- Follow and monitor individuals or refer to MD as needed
- Send and receive individuals to and from hospitals for proper treatment and management
- Update and complete assessments and documents such as individual health plans, nursing quarterlies, annual histories and screenings, nursing addendum, nursing care plans, acuity, etc.
- Attend scheduled meetings on IHP/PCP, IDT, PNM and other meetings to promote health of individuals
- Function as cottage nurse in assigned areas as needed such as administering medications, treatments, immunizations as ordered by physician with proper medication awareness and health teachings
- Respond immediately to emergencies and life-threatening situations
- Coordinate with other disciplines for proper treatment and management of individuals under my care
- Communicate important health-related information to individuals/guardians according to NLDC Policies.
- Report incidents and related information to supervisors and designated people
- Provide proper training and procedures to staff to promote optimum health for individuals