Registered Nurse (Abingdon, VA)
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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016
Commonwealth Care of Roanoke
JOB DESCRIPTIONRegistered Nurse (Abingdon, VA)
Abingdon Health & Rehab Center, in Abingdon, VA, has a career opportunity for a dynamic RN to round out our team that is responsive, compassionate and caring to the needs of our patients, residents and their families.
Abingdon Health & Rehab Center provides a resident-centered, customer service approach to care by qualified staff that values quality and commits to compliance and higher standards. Our goal is simple: to use innovative techniques and creative thinking to provide more efficient and effective treatments. We have worked to create a welcoming, enjoyable atmosphere, whether people come for short-term rehab or long-term care. We are doing more than just challenging the status quo - We are changing lives!
Successful service excellence candidates will have the following qualifications and ability to:
*Supervise and direct licensed and non-licensed nursing staff. Check schedule each day to ensure adequate staff coverage.
*Promote and maintain good working relationship with physicians, lab and pharmacy to ensure proper and safe care of patients/residents.
*Promote and maintain good working relationship with nursing staff, other departments, patients/residents, families and visitors.
*Assess, plan, implement and evaluate all nursing care and keep nursing staff informed.
*Conduct meetings and in-service training sessions.
*Promote and maintain constructive communication and staff development.
*Observe and assess patients/residents on a daily basis. Report any significant change of condition to the physician.
*Monitor to ensure that nursing care documentation is appropriate, concise and timely.
*Serve as House Supervisor in the absence of DON, ADON and/or RN Supervisor.
*Make rounds with physicians providing pertinent information regarding the resident's care/condition and follow through with the physician orders.
*Review physician's orders, lab reports and contact pharmacy regarding any change in medication.
*Communicate with family members regarding care and/or condition.
*Perform other standard nursing procedures or treatment when necessary.
*Promote a culture of Service Excellence.
*Current R.N. license in good standing with the Virginia Department of Health Professions.
*Prefer at least two years of experience as an R.N.
*Ability to demonstrate excellent clinical, customer service and leadership skills.
*The successful candidate for this position is knowledgeable of and assures compliance with federal and state regulations, company and facility policies, and procedures.
*Must be flexible, detail-oriented, and be able to make effective decisions and work as part of a service excellence team.
Come be a part of a team that is driven by our mission to provide a peace of mind to those we care for: our patients, residents, families and staff. Be part of a Service Excellence culture!
Drug Free & EOE