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Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse

Fort Wayne, Indiana

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Candidate should/must:

  • Be a graduate from a state-accredited school of professional nursing
  • Possess a valid license to practice as a Licensed Professional/Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Indiana
  • Have mid-level to advanced computer/software experience
  • CPR certification

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

Candidates should/must demonstrate the following:

  • Promote the facility in a positive manner.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with residents, physicians, families, and co-workers both verbally and in writing.
  • Coordinate care and activities with Certified Nursing Assistants to provide comprehensive, effective, and efficient resident care.
  • Ability to take direction from and work closely with the Charge Nurse.
  • Provide personal care for the residents.
  • Be responsible for the legal record and related documentation.
  • Give and receive shift report per facility policy.
  • Communicate with the transportation department information needed to arrange appointments outside the facility for residents.
  • Along with other staff, participate in sharing information at meetings to provide an appropriate level of care for each resident.
  • Attend in-service education offerings and staff meetings.
  • Participate in monitoring the unit for safety concerns.
  • Hold in confidence all information concerning residents/staff as a result of position.
  • Exemplify patience and the awareness that there is a zero tolerance for any type of abuse, illegal, or unethical behavior.
  • Other nursing duties including medication administration.