The RN performs nursing functions within the scope of practice and provides each resident with routine daily nursing care in accordance with their assessment, choices and plan of care and nurtures a person-centered culture. The RN works closely with the nursing leadership to ensure regulatory compliance. The RN promotes individual and team learning and provides teaching and role modeling of professional nursing practices to staff for quality clinical care.
The RN upholds the philosophy, vision, and core values of the organization and ensures the Christian Mission of Lutheran Senior Services is realized so that “Older Adults Live Life to the Fullest”.
Scope of Practice
RN – Practice within the scope of licensure and in accordance with the state Nurse Practice Act and state and federal licensure rules and regulations for the level of care in which they practice. Practice in accordance with LSS clinical and administrative policies and procedures.
Ensures that the clinical operations are in compliance with federal, state and local regulations while honoring person-centered care.
Passes medication and oversees the medication administration process.
Promotes the highest level of care in terms of management of care plan practicing according to current standard of practice utilizing appropriate resources that include EMR.
Has a working knowledge and understanding of the observation/assessment and documentation process including the MDS as applicable.
Observes resident status as necessary to assure quality care and coordinates with other resident services to assure continuity of care.
Provides leadership for staff to maintain clinical policies and procedures in accordance with current standards and community policies and procedures.
Implements clinical policies and procedures which ensure safe, sanitary and efficient practices supporting professional standards of nursing care.
Maintains a safe, comfortable and functional environment by assessing potential hazards and implements practices to maintain optimum safety.
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