This position will travel to different Loretto housing sites as needed.
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.