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Registered Nurse

locationHughesville, MD, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Summary ofJob Description: The Registered Nurse will manage the adult daycare center in the absence of the Center Director. Responsible for assisting in the delivery of health care services under the direction and supervision of the Center Director. Must ensure that State health regulations and policies are followed

Summary ofRequirements: Must have completed a Registered Nursing program from an accredited school. A current license to practice nursing in the State of Maryland. Six months or more experience in a health care setting preferably a nursing home or assisted living. Knowledge of care for the elderly disabled and specifically care for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. Skills and proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, or other software applications to retrieve data, and create spreadsheets, and reports. Must always maintain confidentiality. Demonstrate skills to communicate effectively and professionally using tact and diplomacy with the internal and external community. Clearly demonstrate team-building skills to establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, with an emphasis on tact, diplomacy, flexibility, collaboration, professionalism, and discretion.

Responsibilities and Duties:

- Supervise other nursing care staff and others as assigned. Ensure CPR and First Aide certifications are current.

- Assist Center Director and Services with collecting, analyzing, and monitoring the center’s monthly data and reports.

- Manage and maintain all center supplies.

- Lead the daily physical exercise for the participants.

- Renew physician orders; manage medical appointments; call in refills to the pharmacy.

- Record observations on the participant's level of functioning in the medical record; chart absences and occurrences.

- Conduct monthly health monitoring of each participant including checking weight and vital signs.

- Distribute medications to participants and administer insulin, nebulizer, and GT feedings; monitor blood sugar.

- Maintain an inventory of facility medical supplies and various administrative tasks as assigned.

- Follow the participant's plan of care.

- Interact with other agencies (Office on Aging, DSS, ARC, DHM, and Admin).

- Assist the Multi-disciplinary team with the POC implementation.

- Assist participants with Activities of Daily Living.

- Assist participants as needed with health care and personal needs.

- Assist with preparing and serving participant meals as well as providing whatever assistance participants need to consume their meals. Also, assist with cleaning up the facility upon the completion of the meal.

- Assist participants in various group and individual activities as needed.

- Accompany participants on field trips.

- Assist with maintaining a clean and sanitary environment.

- Other duties as assigned.

Licenses or Certificates:

Must possess a current license to practice nursing in the State of Maryland and BLS certification

Special Requirements:

State and Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Check, National Sex Offender Public Registry Check, Physical and TB Tine Test and/or Chest X-Ray Test at the time of employment and annually, or by physician requirement, thereafter.

Physical Demands:

Work requires extensive physical effort: bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, standing, and lifting as patient needs require.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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