Job Opening

Position: RN

Shift: Full-time, nights
Location: Danforth, IL

Overall Summary
The RN is responsible for providing direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants. Such supervision must be 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 to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is always maintained.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Utilizes the nursing process to ensure assessments are performed in a timely manner and appropriate for patient’s condition.  Plan of care is formulated timely and addresses all the patient’s conditions and/or concerns.  Interventions are timely and appropriate with reassessment and re-intervention occurring per policy and as indicated by resident’s condition.
  • Recognizes emergencies promptly and responds in an appropriate manner.
  • Administers medications timely and accurately.
  • Performs treatments and procedures skillfully and on time.
  • Educates residents and families: assesses readiness to learn and barriers to learning.  Delivers information on a level appropriate for the individual.  Information is complete and documented.
  • Allows/encourages residents participation in decision making.
  • Applies knowledge of National Patient Safety Goals.
  • Assures that hourly rounding is done assessing toilet needs, pain, positioning & possessions within easy reach.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of fall prevention techniques: Identifies residents at risk, communicates that risk to other caregivers, reports all falls or assisted falls.
  • Engages in infection control practices, uses personal protective equipment appropriately, is diligent with hand washing, demonstrates knowledge of isolation procedures by implementing proper types of isolation.
  • Documentation is timely and accurately reflects resident condition, progress and events.
  • Practices within ethical, regulatory and legal guidelines and other standards and legislation applicable to position.
  • Treats residents/families as guests.  Introduces self, is attentive to needs, acknowledges and assists people waiting for attention, immediately acts to resolve problems.  Answers call lights promptly.
  • Respects privacy and confidentiality of residents. Knock before entering a room, pull curtains as the resident desires, and keep resident information confidential.
  • Maintains professional appearance and demeanor: well groomed, observes dress code, communicates caring, refrains from discussing hospital business in the community.
  • Creates a positive learning environment for students and new team members. Demonstrates acceptance, tolerance and maintains a friendly, helpful attitude.
  • Attends department meetings, in service programs, continuing education classes, Relias modules, etc. to remain up to date with changes in practice and policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn and apply new knowledge.  Holds self to high standards to deliver to the best of ability and is open to change.
  • Assist in the evaluation of personnel under their supervision.
  • Report any issues to Director of Nursing.
  • In the event of a pandemic or emergency situation, your job duties may adjust to serve in the role of frontline staff to ensure all resident needs are met
  • All other duties as assigned
RN Qualifications
  • Holds a current Illinois RN license, in good standing with the state licensing board
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Possess a service orientation
  • Willing to work independently as well as a team player
RN Benefits
  • Sign-on Bonus
  • 8% Shift Differential
  • Referral program
  • Paid Time Off
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