Description
• Interpret existing policies and procedures to nursing assistants, restorative nursing assistants, residents, families and physicians.
• Supervise and evaluate all direct resident care and initiate corrective action as necessary.
• Obtain report from nurse being relieved and record sufficient information to implement appropriate follow-up action as necessary.
• Provide report to nurse coming on duty, including sufficient information for follow-up action as necessary.
• Take appropriate action to assure adequate staffing to meet residents’ needs.
• Conduct resident rounds daily, reporting problems to nursing supervisor and initiating corrective action.
• Provide supervision to Nursing Assistant providing direct resident care.
• Follow staffing guidelines and make nursing assignments according to qualifications of staff and characteristics of the resident population.
• Assume responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local regulations within the assigned unit.
• Counsel Nursing Assistants and recommend disciplinary action to the Director of Nursing Service, when necessary.
• Participate in the employee evaluation process by providing information on the performance of Nursing Assistants.
• Administer and document direct resident care, medications and treatments per physicians’ orders and accurately record all care provided.
• Provide instruction for appropriate nursing care to licensed nurses and Nursing Assistants.
• Perform comprehensive assessment of residents as assigned.
• Document comprehensive assessment of residents as assigned.
• Develop and implement an accurate comprehensive care plan based on each resident’s needs and his/her comprehensive assessment.
• Promptly report changes in residents’ conditions to the physician, Director of Nursing Service and responsible party, and take follow-up action as necessary.
• Follow facility admission procedures and communicate resident admission to other departments, physicians and ancillary service providers.
• Competently perform basic nursing skills.
• Follow facility discharge /transfer procedure and coordinate discharge/transfer with other departments, physicians and ancillary service providers.
• Complete documentation related to the resident’s discharge/transfer.
• Supervise response to resident’s call for assistance.
• Listen to resident, family, or physician concerns and initiate corrective action and/or report concerns to Nursing Supervisor.
• Count narcotics, check emergency kit and exchange keys.
• Check meal trays and nourishment to ensure proper diet is served and residents are assisted as necessary.
• Supervise the application and removal of all restraints and devices used to position and enable residents to function as independently as possible.
• Order, receive and store medications appropriately.
• Notify physician, when necessary, of changes in residents’ conditions, weight, medication errors, medication not available, abnormal laboratory/X-Ray results and any other unusual observations.
• Document resident progress notes as required.
• Document daily notes on unstable residents, Medicare residents and recently admitted residents.
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Artesia Christian Home
11614 183rd St
Artesia, CA 90701
(562) 865-5218
achome.org
Hours of operation
  • Mon: Various Shifts
  • Tue: Various Shifts
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  • Sat: Various Shifts
  • Sun: Various Shifts