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Staff Nurse (LPN or RN)

Company: St Mark Village
Location: Palm Harbor
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

*Better Culture + Better Staffing Ratios = Better Job*Nurses are the champions of care for our St. Mark Village Residents. We are looking for kind and compassionate nurses to come work in an environment that lets them focus on doing what they love. You will feel the difference as soon as you walk through our doors. We are a truly resident focused, non-profit community. You will always have the resources and leadership team to do your job and help you succeed.*St Mark Village Culture*We are committed to supporting you, listening to you and doing our best to make you feel appreciated for what you do. We want to foster an environment of respect and teamwork that keep us all working together toward our common goal; great care and great customer service. St. Mark Village is an award winning community including Best Independent Living, Best Memory Care, Best Continuing Care Retirement Community.*Staffing Ratios*We value our nurses. We invest in having lighter workloads for them so they can spend quality time caring for the Residents we serve.*Resources*We have worked hard to bring you the resources you need to stay focused on your resident's care. From never being short of supplies, to our timesaving and efficient Paxit med-pass system, we want to help you simplify your workday.*Pay & Benefits*We offer competitive pay, good benefits, very generous PTO, and retirement account options.*RESPONSIBILITIES*: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.* Keeps confidential all information not specifically authorized to be given to others.* Takes and records Resident's vital signs.* Dresses wounds, gives enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages.* Applies compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.* Observes Residents and report adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical Staff in charge.* Administers specified medications as ordered, and notes time and amount on Residents charts.* Assembles and uses such equipment as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, oxygen supplier, CPM machine, tube feedings, and IVs.* Collects samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from Residents for testing, as ordered.* Prepares or examines food trays for prescribed diet and feeds Residents as necessary.* Records food and fluid intake and output.* Bathes, dresses, and assists Residents in ambulation, turning, and toileting.* Cleans rooms, makes beds, and answers Resident's calls.* Provides post mortem care to deceased Residents.* Inventories, requisitions supplies, and restocking of supplies.* Supervises and/or performs and assists with quality patient care according to outlined policies and procedures for Residents total needs, including disciplinary actions when necessary.* Maintains good working relationships and teamwork between all departments and co-workers.* Maintains a pleasant, warm, friendly, and caring communication with Residents family, friends, visitors, and responsible parties.* Effectively assigns duties to nonprofessional Staff according to Residents needs.* Maintains records of nursing and medical treatments and related services executed by Nurses.* Makes periodic rounds to observe and evaluate the Residents and to see that quality care is being given.* Assists in implementation of policies and procedures and follows up to determine compliance.* In cooperation with ADON/DON reviews overall disaster and fire plans to determine that each Team Members knows, understands, and practices his/her own role in the event such plans are executed.* Implements and updates as necessary individual Resident care plans.* Sees that no variation exists because of a Residents race, color, creed, national origin, religion, or social position.* Organizes and directs daily nursing conferences for shift Staff.* May administer and chart medications as ordered.* Accepts telephone orders from physicians.* Administers and carries out all treatments as prescribed by a physician.* Responsible for all admission and discharge duties as they relate to Nursing Services.* May accept Residents personal property for safekeeping, forwarding to Administration Office.* Notifies attending physician and family if necessary of any unusual condition of the Residents.* Assists Resident's to bathroom and offer bedpans and urinals as necessary.* Assists patients with such basic needs as dressing, eating, and bathing and encouraging patients to do things for themselves to retain feelings of independence and self-esteem.* Must maintain current CPR Certificate within six months of employment.* Observes facility policies and procedures regarding attendance, timeliness, rules, teamwork, customer service, and other policies/procedures that may be introduced from time to time.* Provides Resident monies after hours per policy.* Observes and follows safety policies and procedures.* Observes and follows infection control policies and procedures.* Attends all mandatory in-services as required.* Demonstrates positive guest relations to internal and external customers.* Team Members are required to report to their Department Director all incidents of actual or possible abuse of a Resident that they become aware of. Abuse in this respect includes, but is not limited to, verbal, sexual, physical, and/or mental abuse, corporal punishment, involuntary seclusion, neglect, and/or any misappropriation of property concerning St. Mark Village Residents. Team Members will make the report as soon as possible after they become aware of the incident of actual or possible abuse.* May be assigned other related duties and responsibilities as required by Supervisor.*SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:*This position Supervises Certified Nurses Assistant on their assignment each shift. May be in charge if no clinical administrative RN is on or Charge Nurse (RN) is on tour. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the facilitys policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training Team Members; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints by reporting them via the appropriate chain of command to the Unit Coordinator.*QUALIFICATIONS:*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Comprehensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice, including basic knowledge of biological, physical, social, and medical science as they relate to nursing, for better understanding of Resident care problems. Thorough knowledge of principles and methods involved in inservice instruction of Nursing and auxiliary personnel, in demonstrating techniques and methods of Resident care services, and in instruction of Residents. Must be familiar with State and Federal Laws, rules and regulations pertaining to nursing care. Must present a neat, well groomed, and professional appearance. Must have a willingness to follow well defined policies, procedures, and nursing practices and ethics. Must have a sincere desire to care for the elderly, be alert to changing conditions of Residents. Must be concise in preparation and passing medications. Will be accurate and thorough in charting in Residents medical charts. Must be courteous, considerate and understanding when dealing with Residents, team members and visitors. Ability to work in close cooperation with others.*REQUIRED SKILL, EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:*Graduation from an accredited school of Nursing and a clear State of Florida LPN License. At least one year of experience as General Nurse in medical/surgical and/or geriatrics area is preferred.*CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:*Current registration (license) with Florida State Board of Nursing and Associates degree (A.A.).*PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:*The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The Team Member is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The Team Member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.*WORK ENVIRONMENT:*The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Team Member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.St. Mark Village is a drug-free workplace and does require drug testing.Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, PRNBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Employee discount* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* GeriatricsPhysical setting:* Long term care* Nursing homeStandard shift:* Evening shift* Night shiftSupplemental pay types:* Differential pay* Overtime paySupplemental schedule:* Holidays* OvertimeWeekly schedule:* 5x8* Every weekend* Rotating weekends* Weekends as neededLicense/Certification:* Florida LPN or RN license (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

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