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Registered Nurse - RN

Company: Grand Terrace Rehabilitation and Healthcare
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionGrand Terrace Nursing Home is currently seeking an Registered Nurse, for the 10 PM - 6 AM shift.Are you craving to work in a healthcare setting where you're not only valued, but appreciated and have the respect from your supervisors and co- workers as well as patients/residents you're caring for? Then we are the place for you! The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing direct nursing care to the residents. Such care must be delivered in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services designee.Job Description--- Inform nursing 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 and participate in the orientation of new residents/family members to the facility.--- Make rounds with physicians as appropriate.--- Requisition and arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services, as ordered by the physician, and in accordance with established procedures.--- Consult with the resident's physician in providing the resident's care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc., as appropriate.--- Cooperate with and coordinate social and activity programs with nursing service schedules.--- Notify the resident's attending physician when the resident is involved in an accident or incident.--- Carry out restorative and rehabilitative programs, to include self-help and care.--- Administer services within the applicable scope of nursing practice, which may include: catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy, and drainage bags, taking blood, giving massages and range of motion exercises, care for the dead/dying, etc., as appropriate and in accordance with applicable standards.--- Use restraints when appropriate and in accordance with established policies and procedures.--- Obtain sputum, urine and other specimens for lab tests as ordered.--- Take and record TPRs, blood pressures, etc., as appropriate.--- Check foods brought into the facility by the resident's family/visitors to ensure that it is within the resident's dietary allowances. Report problem areas to the Nurse Supervisor and Dietary Supervisor.--- Meet with residents, and/or family members as appropriate. --- Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as appropriate.--- Assist in arranging transportation for discharged residents as appropriate.

  • PCC preferred - Point Click Care
    QualificationsEducationMust possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved RN program.
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Keywords: Grand Terrace Rehabilitation and Healthcare, McAllen , Registered Nurse - RN, Healthcare , Mcallen, Texas

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