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Hamilton, Ohio
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Westover and Berkeley Square (Colonial ) are seeking a RN nurse manager and a full-time RN. Nurse manager position is Full-time night shift. RN must be flexible. Send resume to to be considered. The RN will promote resident Wellness by fostering a person-focused approach to care; guide members of the nursing team to provide care and services using current best practices while operating within local and federal regulations; collaborate with physicians and other interdisciplinary team members to address resident concerns and develop a resident-driven Wellness Plan. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Able to perform all duties encompassed in the Resident Assistant Job Description and the Staff Nurse Job Description. Works from a team approach to guide staff in meeting residents' needs. Establishes an excellent rapport with residents and their families. Coordinates staff assignments, and maintains appropriate staffing ratios. Delegates duties to staff members within each individual team member's scope of practice, training, and competency level. Follows up on delegated tasks to verify the task was completed. Responds to urgent and emergency needs immediately. Assesses and reports physical, mental and emotional changes in resident's condition to attending physician and to the resident's responsible party. Ensures that physician's orders are carried out correctly, in a timely manner, and according to state and federal regulations and facility policies and procedures. Writes and transcribes telephone physicians' orders, as well as new admission and readmission orders. Collaborates with team to complete admission paperwork and follows up with staff to make sure everything is completed. Coordinates appointments with physicians' offices/clinics with Colonial transportation and families. Follows up with physician regarding lab and diagnostic test results. Follows up with physician regarding pharmacy recommendations. Prepares for physician rounds on days when Colonial medical directors will round. Attends wound rounds and documents wound measurements weekly. Administers IV medications, IV fluids, and IV line maintenance and needed according to physician's orders. Maintains supervision of care provided by Resident Assistants and Staff Nurses. Maintains staffing ratios according to unit census. Completes performance appraisals as scheduled. Provides ongoing feedback to team members regarding their performance. Provides prompt and accurate response to staff, resident, and family inquiries for information while always honoring confidentiality. Reviews team member's documentation and provides guidance, support, and education where needed. Initiates and follows through with disciplinary action when necessary, including completion and presentation of proper forms. Promotes adherence to resident Wellness Plans to guide and direct care. Enforces infection control policies and procedures. Enforces proper medication administration and handling procedures according to state and federal regulations. Performs audits to ensure ongoing compliance with policies and procedures as assigned by the director of nursing. Maintains professional knowledge base. Documents pertinent information using established policies/guidelines. Maintains continuity of care. Maintains confidentiality. Attends all resident Wellness Conferences. Communicates job/resident related questions/concerns, and suggestions through the established chain of command. Provides a safe and clean environment. Other duties as delegated by the Director of Nursing and the Administrator. Completes daily census if working night shift. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS Education: Graduate of Ohio Board of Nursing approved nursing program or school of nursing. Must show evidence of successful completion of Pharmacology course. Licenses or other required certifications: Must have current license to practice nursing in state of Ohio, hold current CPR card. Experience: Previous experience in long term/geriatrics preferred. Specialized knowledge, skills, or abilities: Familiar with infection control practices, OSHA guidelines relative to long term care, and Ohio Department of Health Regulations. WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must be certified by a physician as medically capable of performing his/her assigned job duties. Must have the ability to lift, transfer, position, and ambulate those residents needing assistance. Stands and walks for long periods of time. May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases and hazardous materials as defined by OHSA and CDC.

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