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Charge Nurse RN - Mon. - Fri.

Company: Regency Canyon Lakes
Location: Kennewick
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

We are currently recruiting for a Charge Nurse, RN to provide management direction and leadership to all of our caregivers and nursing staff. This position provides oversight and supervision of day-to-day resident care services for our skilled nursing residents. This position requires independent judgment, timely management of deadlines as well as discretion in carrying out responsibilities.



  • Assesses, reports, and documents symptoms and conditions of residents. Must be able to recognize significant changes in the conditions of residents and take appropriate action
  • Completes assessments as required based on level of care
  • Responsible for the administration of medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician. Orders medications on a routine and as needed basis
  • Maintains accurate documentation regarding resident's conditions, medications, treatments, and other mandated records
  • Accurately completes admission process to include assessments, interim care plans, service plans, obtain physician orders, and timely documentation as per admission process
  • Responsible for oversight of resident care provided on the nursing units
  • Ability to make sure that the needs of the resident are met in a courteous, timely manner
  • Initiates immediate intervention in abusive situations to protect the resident and report allegations according to facility policy
  • Receives and provides change of shift report regarding resident status and changes in condition
  • Assures nursing practice is in compliance with Nurse Practice Act, facility policies/procedures and state, and federal regulations
  • Coordinates and provides primary care including all ADL's, including but not limited to bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, restorative nursing, and vital signs. Assures that proper resident care is provided by all nursing staff
  • Receive and implement physician's orders
  • Responsible for notification of physician regarding changes in resident conditions
  • Counts narcotics and maintains accurate records according to policy, if necessary
  • Notifies families when there are changes in condition, falls or incidents, and emergencies
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstance warrant such action, recognize and deal with problems on daily basis or to report them to immediate supervisor
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with staff, doctors, hospitals, residents, family members and general public
  • Must posses' supervisory ability and willingness to work with professional and non-professional staff and delegate tasks as appropriate
  • Must have knowledge of and follow Infection Control Practices

    Must have knowledge of normal process of aging and changes that occur

    Must educate teach residents, family members, and non-professional staff with direct care regarding illness or disease process, treatments, medications, diet, activity, etc.

    Must act as resident advocate and make resident wishes known to his/her physician and support these wishes

    Include resident and significant others in care

    Deal with ethical issues when they arrive and seek appropriate consultation

    Maintains a safe and pleasant working environment, follows safety policy and procedures

    Demonstrates a commitment toward achieving results



    • Complete tasks efficiently and effectively
    • Reliable, conscientious of attendance and timeliness
    • Respond willingly to changes in procedure, process, responsibility, and assignments
    • Completes employee incident/accident reports immediately
    • Identifies areas of staff training required to provide quality care and notifies supervisor of assessed needs
    • Evaluates functions of unit to ensure resident care, staff relations, and efficiency of service. Reports concerns to the supervisor
    • Must have a current RN iLcense in the state which you are applying.

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