Legacy on 10th has an excellent opportunity for an LPN/RN Charge Nurse.
We are a 76 bed community (Skilled Nursing Facility) in Topeka, KS. Together, our Resident Core Values and Team Core Values define our commitment to the principals of Wellness and Enrichment. We believe our focus on the overall wellness of our residents and our commitment to enriching their lives makes us different from others in our industry.
As a Legacy on 10th team member, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and caring clinical environment. We are proud of the difference we make in the lives of our residents during their rehabilitative journeys, and we invite like-minded individuals to explore this wonderful career opportunity.
The Charge Nurse will assist the Director of Nursing with management of total resident care for the assigned wing or wings of residents following established facility policy and procedures, federal and state regulations and nursing standards of practice.
Major job functions include performing nursing tasks to assure resident needs are met. This includes: monitoring resident needs, condition and care; administering medications and treatments as ordered by the physician; orders and receives medications from the pharmacy; admits and discharges residents; oversees NAR/RCA staff; ensures narcotic policy and procedures are followed; reports changes of condition to RN/Supervisor and physician as delegated; monitors for side effects of medication and reports prn; ensures resident care plans are being followed.
In addition, the Charge Nurse will transcribe and execute physician orders; completes documentation as required; completes fall reporting; reports any bruises, skin tears and abuse/neglect; gives report to nursing staff; follows and upholds Resident Bill of Rights and facility policies and procedures; maintains confidentiality and follows HIPAA requirements, etc. Provides excellent customer service and communication to all residents/families/visitors/MD’s/ coworkers, etc.
This position requires an RN or LPN licensure with the KS Board of Nursing. Must have current CPR certification. Preference is given to applicants with previous experience in medical, surgical or geriatric nursing. Must have a desire to work with the elderly. Must maintain confidentiality to ensure compliance with all HIPAA regulations.
We are located at 2015 SE 10th Ave in Topeka.
Job Type: Full-time