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Company Name: Ridgecrest Rehabilitation Center

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Job Type: Full Time

Location: Omaha

Job Category: Nursing

Job Description

Ridgecrest Rehabilitation Center is looking for healthcare heroes! As COVID sweeps the nation our top priority remains the health and safety of our staff and residents, and we also have a responsibility to support our communities during these trying times.
Ridgecrest is a multi-skilled facility that provides skilled rehabilitative therapy, long-term nursing care, and specialized care for individuals with dementia and Alzheimer’s.
The facility is conveniently located one block from a metro bus stop, making the commute to work a breeze. With high employee satisfaction and a great work environment, Ridgecrest Rehabilitation Center is North Omaha’s best kept secret. Come in and see why.
Medical Benefits: health, dental and vision
Competitive pay rates commensurate with experience.
Shift differential provided for evening, overnight, and weekend shifts. Our staffing ratios allow for more individualized interactions with residents and for staff to provide personalized care.
The primary purpose of your job position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services or Nurse Supervisor to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.
Administrative Functions
Ensure that all nursing personnel assigned to you comply with the written policy and procedures established by the facility.
Ensure that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere.
Meet with assigned staff to plan the shifts, services, programs and activities.
Support the facility’s quality assurance program.
Assist in facility surveys (inspections) conducted by authorized government agencies.
Admit, transfer, and discharge residents consistent with facility policy.
Attend all required training programs.
Charting and Documentation
Complete all required documentation pertaining to resident’s admission, transfer and/or discharge.
Receive and accurately transcribe telephone orders from Physicians and record on the Physicians’ Order Sheet.
Complete all required documentation pertaining to accidents, incidents, unusual occurrences and changes in resident’s condition in a timely and accurate manner.
Report all discrepancies noted concerning physician’s order, diet change, charting error and etc. to the DON/designee.
Ensure narcotic records are completed consistent with standard nursing practice.
Notify DON/designee of any drug/narcotic discrepancies noted on your shift.
Properly maintain all medications per applicable policies and procedures.
Order, prepare & administer medications/treatments as ordered by physician.
Nursing Care Functions
Perform nursing duties pertaining to pre-admission/admission/discharge of residents.
Make rounds throughout the shift in order to continuously monitor and assess residents’ conditions including but not limited to residents noted on 24 Hour Report.
Consult with physicians with regard to resident’s care and perform and/or coordinate resident treatments as ordered the physician.
Make periodic checks to ensure that prescribed treatments are properly administered and to evaluate the resident’s physical and emotional status.
Encourage/assist in coordinating resident participation in social/activity programs.
Notify resident’s physician, family and DON/designee when the resident is involved in an accident or incident or when there is a change in a resident’s condition.
Maintain the nursing station, medication rooms, medication carts and general treatment areas in a clean, orderly and safe manner.

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