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McCrite Plaza Topeka

 

Come join our Family Owned and Operated Community. We offer competitive pay, company benefits, and we have wonderful residents. 

Salary: Based on experience.
 
Hours: 3pm-11pm and 11pm-7am

 

Job Summary: The Charge Nurse’s primary function is to assess residents’ health problems and needs, develop, and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. In addition, this position provides clinical supervision to Nursing Assistants (CNA and CMA) who provide direct resident care.

Essential Functions / Duties:

  • Conduct resident rounds daily; report problems to the ADON and initiate corrective action; obtain a report at the start of shift from the nurse being relieved and, on that report, record sufficient information to implement appropriate follow up action as necessary; provide a report at the end of each shift to the nurse coming on duty, including sufficient information for follow up action if necessary.
    • Count narcotics, check emergency kit, and exchange keys.
    • Order medications as necessary; administer PRN medications and treatments as necessary; receive medication delivery from pharmacy and check all drugs received and document proof of medications received.
  • Document weekly progress notes; update resident care plan when doing weekly progress notes; document daily skilled notes as necessary
  • Supervise nursing assist­ants providing direct resident care; counsel nursing assistants and recommend disci­plinary action, when necessary, to the ADON; Participate in the employee evaluation process by providing information on the clinical performance of nursing assistants to the ADON.
    • Prepare nursing assistants' assignments and explain all pertinent resident care.
    • Supervise the application and removal of all postural supports and restraints.
    • Supervise distribution of nourishments.
    • Follow staffing guidelines and make nursing assignments according to qualifications of staff and characteris­tics of the resident population.
  • Change linens on all residents as necessary.
  • Turn residents as necessary.
  • Prepare, administer, and document medications and treat­ments per the physician's order and accurately record all care provided.
  • Perform comprehensive assessment of each resi­dent; document comprehensive assessment of each resi­dent; document resident care provided and resident's response or lack of response to care provided; report changes in residents' conditions to a physician, ADON, and responsible party promptly and to take follow up action as necessary.
  • Follow facility admission, discharge, or transfer procedures and communi­cate resident admission, discharge or transfer to other departments, physicians, and ancillary service providers.
  • Participate in facility education programs and coordinate student activities with the ADON.
  • Attend staff meetings, in-service classes, and committee meetings as assigned, complete report for facility committees.
  • Participate in resident care conferences as as­signed.
  • Supervise response to resident's call for assist­ance.
  • Responsible for the safety of residents under his/her supervision.
  • Listen to resident, family, or physician concerns and initiate corrective action and/or report concerns to ADON.
  • Develop an accurate comprehensive care plan based on each resident's comprehensive assessment; review and revise resident care plans as neces­sary and as required by regulations; review and revise resident care plan when docu­menting weekly and daily notes.
  • Identify special nursing problems and emergency situations quickly; initiate immediate “life-saving” measures in the absence of a physician.
  • Must be able to work any shift as directed by the ADON.
  • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Operate computers programmed with software needed to record, store, and analyze resident information; operate copy/fax/printer machines to send documents and produce documents.
  • Perform other related duties as directed by the Administrator.

 

Shift Specific Duties:

Day

  • Check breakfast and noon meal trays to ensure proper diet is served and residents are assisted as necessary; supervise the passing of afternoon nourishments.

Evening

  • Check dinner trays to ensure proper diet is served and residents are assisted as necessary; supervise the passing of evening nourishments.

 

Please refer to the Physical and Other Requirements section for abilities that are essential as they relate to the ability to do duties listed above.

 

Education and Experiences: Prior experience in a similar working environment is preferred, but not a requirement of the position. This position requires an RN (Registered Nurse) or an LPN (licensed practical nurse) in the state of Kansas.

Gametime Living

Gametime living is a residential and day program for disabled adults.  Gametime provides 24 hour aid and assistance for individuals with mental and physical disabilities.  They have multiple shifts available nights and weekends.  $10.00 hourly rate with, flexible schedule, bonuses.  To apply online:  https://form.jotform.com/92908495218165.  To apply in person contact Lina Petrel text/call 785-640-2284 or email gamtimelivingks@gmail.com.

 

Registered Nurses Needed

Full, part-time, evening and weekend positions available in our Home Health program.  Work one-on-one with patients and with other health care providers for a team approach.

 

We are looking for great staff who are organized, self-starters and enjoy flexibility and creativity in their day. Staff will also participate in on-call rotation. 

 

Visiting Nurses requires a criminal background check and motor vehicle (MVR) check for all employees once a conditional offer of employment has been extended.  Valid driver's license and reliable transportation required for all positions. Mileage paid in addition to wage.

 

Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association, Inc. complies with all federal, state and local laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination. The VNA is an equal employment opportunity employer and equal employment opportunity is provided to all people without regarding to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

 

To apply, go to our website at https://www.kansasvna.org/employment - click on the position you are interested in.  You can either complete an online application or download the PDF version and submit via e-mail to:    h_resources@kansasvna.org, fax to 785-843-6439 or mail to Visiting Nurses, 200 Maine Street, Suite C, Lawrence KS.    

 

If you have a moment, please take time to watch our video about working with VNA!

 


 

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