Location: Good Samaritan Society Indianola
Address: 708 S Jefferson Way, Indianola, IA 50125-0319 USA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
This position provides care and services in a safe and efficient manner, and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures and individualized resident care plans.
Demonstrates/encourages opportunities for carrying out mission. Assists with recruiting, hiring, and staffing work area.
Acquires resources and means that promote a quality work environment; ensures quality performance and conformance with regulation and laws. Keeps abreast of and implements new programs or practices.
Accepts accountability for activities under direct control; plans and organizes work with and for department. Exercises sound judgment and decision-making.
Serves as the primary backup for the Director of Nursing Services position. Performs/ assigns completion of pre-admission assessment on a timely basis; assures a comprehensive nursing assessment of all residents is done and interventions for plan of care are formulated to address needs on admission and on an ongoing basis according to state and federal regulations, location procedures or other guidelines.
Assures plan of care and interventions are evaluated for effectiveness on an ongoing basis and adjusted and updated accordingly.
Assures physicians are notified of change in condition; request and orders are processed on a timely basis. Reports / assures timely follow up of signs / symptoms of resident infections.
Assists with maintaining thorough and accurate records for each resident.
Explains procedures to residents before and during interactions.
Responds appropriately to emergencies.
Handles linens properly and disposes of linen or supplies in adherence to regulations and guidelines.
Follows standard precautions by using personal protective equipment and observes transmission guidelines.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job. Supervisory experience is preferred. Registered nurse licensure for state of practice is required.
Knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action
Division: NURSING SERVICES
Req ID: req44024