Under guidance and direction of Nurse Manager, participate in planning, organizing and reviewing
operations. Provide direct skilled nursing care to residents. Serve as primary support to Physician, Nurse
Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Nurse Manager or Clinical Coordinator. Adhere to all Corporate
Policy/Procedures and third party agency regulations, following accepted nursing practice standards.
-Assure adherence to bargaining unit agreement by staff. Notify supervisor of issues in timely,
-Comply with annual orientation/re-orientation, health assessment, competencies, etc as per
policy/procedure and regulatory requirements.
-Perform resident care according to policy/procedures/standards and adhere to all third party
-Actively support Corporate goals and initiatives through personal goal setting and monitoring
-Assure care plan is updated accurately, completely and timely as required by change in status,
physician orders, regulations, etc. Communicate updates effectively to interdisciplinary team..
-Assure MARs - are complete, accurate and timely.
-Collect and document data relevant to resident's current health status, medical history,
discharge plan needs.
-Document resident care information in accordance with Health Information procedures,
adhering to regulatory requirements.
-Actively participate in orientation for new employees as requested.
Assist with in-services/education of staff. Comply with Corporate/Regulatory in-service
-Establish staff priorities for nursing actions according to resident needs.
-Provide direction to staff to meet resident care needs.
-Assure medication carts are stocked and maintained prior to and upon completion of medication pass
-Utilize Loretto equipment as intended to acheive maximum useful life. Notify maintenance of issues in a timely manner.
-Assure nursing care actions are completed by staff accurately, completely and in a timely
-Effectively support Quality Assurance activities though data gathering, auditing, analysis when
requested to do so.
-Monitor resident/family compliance to teaching plan. Initiate corrective action as required.
-Actively participate in development of realistic, measureable, time bound goals for the resident
-Assist residents with ADLs and special care needs as indicated by Nurse Manager, Clinical
Coordinator, Interdisciplinary team, etc.
-Assure appropriate inventory level of nursing supplies to meet needs of residents. Assure
rotation of stock as required.
-Monitor and document resident response to medications. Intitate appropriate action based on
-Obtain, transcribe and assure Physician's o - rders are implemented accurately.
-Perform rounds to assess/evaluate resident care. Report changes and document appropriately.
Promote an environment for the residents that acknowledges resident's rights, individuality and
encourages maximum level of independence.
-Provide instruction and guidance to family, residents, and care givers on medications and plan
-Provide/ assist with provision of direct care needs for residents according to care plan/Physician
orders/ resident needs.
- Graduate of accredited school of nursing, college or university.
- Licensed and currently registered in NYS as a registered professional nurse.
- (1-2) years experience in long term/acute care, prefferably in a geriatric setting.