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Registered Nurse (RN) - Las Cruces Post Acute and

Company: Cascadia Healthcare
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLas Cruces Post-Acute Care and Rehabilitation of Cascadia is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team of healthcare professionals to be a FORCE For Good in Las Cruces, New Mexico!Position Summary: Days/Nights/Weekends - Full Time/Part Time/PRNThe primary role of the Registered Nurse is to supervise staff, monitor patients, implement treatments, develop patient care plans for long-term needs, administer medications, follow-up with families and provide the highest quality of care to all residents/patients. Provides clinical care in compliance with current federal and state guidelines, and company regulations.Note: All employees of Cascadia Healthcare are required to submit and be cleared to work in the facility per each state's specific background check requirements prior to contact with patients/residents.QualificationsEducation:

  • Graduate of an accredited RN School of Nursing. BSN preferred.Licenses/Certification:
    • Current RN Licensure in the State employed.
    • Valid CPR Certification.Experience:
      • Six months experience in a long-term care environment preferred.Essential Functions
        • Provides the highest quality of patient care to facility residents/patients.
        • Documents care performed and observations of resident status in the clinical record promptly by utilizing standard clinical documentation guidelines as required by the facility, and local, state and federal rules and regulations.
        • Communicates with resident's physician.
          • Completes all nursing documentation: assessments, orders, progress notes, flowsheets, consents, and any assigned tasks and ensures that said documentation accurately reflects services required by the resident and provided to the residents.
          • Participates in medication management to promote optimal safety and effectiveness for residents by:
          • Administering medications as ordered, including next scheduled dose following admission/readmission. Notifies Supervisor of medications not available;
          • Preparing, administering and documenting medications as prescribed;
          • Observing and reporting resident responses to medication;
          • Identifying and promptly communicating adverse drug reactions;
          • Initiating enteral or parenteral therapy as ordered;
          • Maintaining narcotic records accurately;
          • Ordering or arranging for ordering of pharmaceuticals;
          • Notifying physicians of automatic stop order; and/or
          • Completing recapitulated physician orders review, as assigned.
          • Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments with residents. Directs and administers cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
          • Punctuality and regular attendance for assigned shifts.Other Functions
            • Ensures compliance with company's clinical policies and procedures.
            • Follows the guidelines established from the Nurse Practice Act, company standards, policies and procedures and sound nursing judgment.
            • Performs other related duties, as assigned.

Keywords: Cascadia Healthcare, Las Cruces , Registered Nurse (RN) - Las Cruces Post Acute and, Healthcare , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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