Providence is calling a Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Sub Acute Care I, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to St. Joseph Care Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Direct the day-to-day functions of the nursing assistants in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.
Ensure that all nursing personnel assigned to you comply with the written policies and procedures established by this facility.
Complete and file required record keeping forms/charts upon the resident’s admission, transfer, and/or discharge.
Encourage attending physicians to review treatment plans, record and sign their orders, progress notes, etc., in accordance with established policies.
Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician.
Verify the identity of the resident before administering the medication/treatment.
Participate in employee performance evaluations, determining your shift’s staffing requirements, and making recommendations to the Nurse Supervisor concerning employee dismissals, transfers, etc
Inform nursing personnel of new admissions, their expected time of arrival, room assignment, etc.
Ensure that rooms are ready for new admissions.
Participate in developing, planning, conducting, and scheduling in-service training classes that provide instructions on how to do the job, and ensure a well-educated nursing service department.
Monitor your assigned personnel to ensure that they are following established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.
Review care plans daily to ensure that appropriate care is being rendered.
Inform the Nurse Supervisor of any changes that need to be made on the care plan.
Demonstrate safe handling skills and use of equipment.Use appropriate safety guidelines and precautions.
Demonstrate safe handling skills and use of equipment.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN program.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse or LPN in this state
Preferred qualification for this position include:
- On-the-job training provided.
About the skilled nursing facility you will serve.
Providence St. Joseph Care Center in Spokane, Washington is located on the campus of Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital. Our Transitional Care Unit is designed for patients coming out of the hospital who need skilled nursing care, end of life care, or rehabilitation for those recovering from surgery or who have a functional loss from illness, disease, or an accident. Our Long Term Care unit provides skilled nursing in a residential setting, addressing the needs of our residents through creating a sense of community and home and providing a model of care that is resident-centered.
At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.
Requsition ID: P349656
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 3300 TRANSITIONAL INPATIENT CARE SNF BEDS WA
Address: WA Spokane 17 E 8th Ave
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