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RN – Hospice Registered Nursing (Night Shift)

Job Location: Wallingford, CT Submit Resume and Cover Letter

RN – Hospice Registered Nursing (Night Shift) (001442)

Masonicare Health Center - Wallingford, CT

24hrs/wk - Including Every Other Weekend

Night Shift: 10:45pm - 7:15am

Summary of Position: Under the direction of the Clinical Nurse Manager, is responsible for providing professional nursing care for assigned patients.  Manages charge responsibility of nursing unit and assumes responsibility for the delivery of care to all residents on the unit.  Practices Evidence-Based nursing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1.         Assumes the professional responsibility and accountability for a group of residents/patients including:

a.   Medication/Treatment Administration

b.   Teaching

c.   Supervision of all nursing staff to assure implementation

      of the interdisciplinary care plan.

2.         Performs ongoing and systematic assessments utilizing the nursing process to establish a comprehensive goal directed interdisciplinary plan.

3.         Communicates and collaborates effectively with residents/patients, families, colleagues and other members of the interdisciplinary team to assure that treatment is appropriate to meet the age, needs and abilities of resident/patient and unit needs.

4.         Documents accurate, pertinent and comprehensive information in a timely and concise manner as required by regulation & facility policy & procedure.

5.         Supervises the care provided by CNAs & LPNs assuring adherence to the plan of care, resident profile, policies and procedures.

6.         Participates in educational programs, inservices, meetings and workshops and utilizes current literature to enhance professional skills and knowledge.  Attends all annual mandatory programs.

7.         Participates in quality improvement activities as directed

8.         Follows standards of the Diligent Minimal Lift Program

9.         Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:                    Associates Degree/Diploma Program, Graduate of accredited school of nursing

Experience:                 1-2 years nursing experience in clinical setting preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current RN license in the State of Connecticut

Key Competencies:     Ability to work as part of a team and to manage multiple priorities; to speak, read and write English in order to communicate with patients, residents and clinical staff; to effectively interact with residents and staff; organized; ability to utilize a personal computer/CRT to input and retrieve patient information; and familiarity with the Care Plan Development.

RN – Hospice Registered Nursing (Night Shift) 

Job ID: 12276113 Submit Resume and Cover Letter

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