KPPAAC Registered Nurse

San Leandro, California
May 08, 2024
Jun 05, 2024
Essential Functions:

• Responsible for all resident care provided on the assigned unit(s) and responsible for the assessment, direction, supervision, and evaluation of that care.

• Directs and coordinates nursing activities with those services rendered by other members of the health team.

• Responsible for giving and directing nursing care through the nursing assessment planning, implementation and evaluation.

• Performs a nursing assessment on all new residents.

• Provides direct patient care when needed. e.g. Medication, treatments, etc.

• Assists in orientation of and supervises activities of LVNs, CNAs, RNAs and Unit Assistants.

• Determines or assists in determining priorities, makes daily assignments, assigns tasks, explains procedures to be followed, assures appropriate medication, treatment,

observation and documentation duties are completed by all members of the health care team.

• Participates in the hiring process and provides input into the counseling and progressive discipline of unit staff.

• Provides verbal feedback on performance to staff and provides input into staff performance appraisals.

• Provides oversight to other licensed staff that administer medications and participates in appropriate medication policies and procedures.

• Works closely with physicians and Nurse Practitioners to ensure appropriate plan of care for residents.

• Provides input into the MDS evaluation of residents on the assigned unit as well as the daily nursing care plans.

• Works cooperatively with the Director of Staff Development (DSD).

• Provides input and assists the Case Managers and Social Service personnel for evaluation and preparation of discharge of residents.

• Ensures that the Director of Nursing is informed of residents' condition or change in condition as appropriate.

• Notifies physicians, family and supervisor of changes in residents' condition in a timely manner, as appropriate.

• Transcribes physician's orders as required.

• Maintains required reports as assigned e,g, census, quality, admission, discharge, transfer, and others as facility policies and procedures specify.

• Assists in teaching residents, family and other support personnel.

• Supervises residents' meals.

• Coordinates ordering of medications, supplies and equipment.

• Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the Quality Management Program.

• Ensures observance and participates in the implementation of the Infection Control policies and procedures.

• Participates in various clinical committees as assigned. e.g. interdisciplinary team, abuse prevention, safety,etc.

• Investigates, documents and reports resident, employee and visitor accidents and incidents.

• Initiates responses to accidents, injuries and disasters.

• Completes required reports and documentation as assigned.

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