Loretto Management Corporation

  • Charge Nurse, RN ($5,000 Sign On Bonus)

    Loretto Health and Rehab LH&R - 4
    Regular Full-Time
    Weekends Required?
    Weekend Shift Details
  • Overview

    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,

    professional manner.

    -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

    agency regulations.


    Corporate Participation

    -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.


    Employee Development

    -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.


    Quality Assurance

    -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.


    Resident/Client Care

    -Actively participate in development of realistic, measureable, time bound goals for the resident

    and staff.

    -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

    of treatment.

    -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.



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