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Registered Nurse in Bloomfield, CT at Duncaster LifeCare Retirement Community

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

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Job Description

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing quality care to resident of assigned neighborhood.  The RN functions as a professional caregiver who is accountable for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating all aspects of resident care, including physical, psychosocial and environmental needs.

  • Contributes to the achievement of excellence through the quality and care values of the mission of Duncaster.
  • Administers medications accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Documents according to nursing practice standards and Duncaster policies and procedures.
  • Provides treatments to residents according to physician orders and Duncaster policies and procedures.
  • Provides for physical comfort and a safe environment.
  • Follows infection control, bloodbourne pathogens and hazardous materials policies and procedures.
  • Protects residents' rights, confidentiality and dignity.
  • Accurately carries out physician/provider orders in a timely fashion.
  • Initiates, implements and evaluates care plans/MDS on an ongoing basis.
  • Accurately completes admission and discharge procedures.
  • Coordinates staff and resident care appropriately to meet resident needs.
  • Willingly participates in organizational/professional activities.

 

Job Requirements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of principles of nursing.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of geriatric nursing care.
  • General knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
  • Requires licensing as a Registered Nurse licensed to practice in the state of Connecticut.

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