RN/LPN Charge Nurse

Qualifications a current License as an RN or LPN issued by the State of Missouri or a Multi-State License that is recognized by the State of Missouri. 2 Years supervision as a nurse is preferred but will train right person
Duties and Responsibilities
• Responsible for nursing care of all residents during his/her shift
• Supervision of the nursing department and performance of staff assigned to his/her zone or hall including nursing assistants and medication aides
• Provide education and guidance to the staff under your assigned area
• May be asked time to time to conduct in-service on their shift.
• Take verbal and written orders from medical personal and transcribe, note and follow up on the orders and document in the nursing notes
• Continue a professional relationship with the medical professionals of the facility
• Have a working knowledge of the policies and procedures of Parkwood and have good communication skills to relay the knowledge of policies to the staff
• Be sensitive with the needs of the residents and the families and respond to their needs in a professional manor
• Follow the policies and procedures of Parkwood and if in doubt of the policy or a policy in question have the ability to contact the director of nursing or the on call RN for assistance
• Accompany any and all physicians on rounds, assist with the examination of the resident insuring the physician is seeing the correct resident. Take off the new orders, call in or fax in new medication orders, confirm the new medication orders with the medication tech and be sure that medications are documented correctly in the MAR and TAR as well as the POS
• Admin residents as directed and within accordance with Parkwood policies and procedures
• Assist with the orientation of new staff in all levels.
• Assist in the care of the residents as needed
• Evaluate and communicate the performance standards of your team with the DON or ADON
• Assist and know the location of the care plans for the residents as well as assist as needed
• Ensure that your staff are following care plans
• Participate and instruct staff with in-services as needed or directed
• Chart on all residents under your care
• Work within the scope of your license. RN LPN

Please Send Resume to lindal@rileyspence.com
or Apply in Person At
Parkwood Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation
3201 Parkwood Lane
Maryland Heights, Missouri 63043
Phone: 314-291-5911

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