Ecumen

Transitional Care-Registered Nurse (RN)

2 weeks ago
ID
2017-11240
Category
Nursing
Days/Hours
Evenings (2-10:15pm) or Nights (10:00pm-6:15am)
Type
Full-Time
US-MN-Detroit Lakes

Overview

Ecumen Detroit Lakes seeks a Registered Nurse (RN) to join its team.  Ecumen Detroit Lakes consists of 101 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 102 nursing home beds and 22 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

Responsibilities

 The Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing and coordinating care needed for residents of an assigned station, nursing staff, and overall operation of their assigned station to ensure quality care.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for making doctor appointments as needed, prepare charts prior to the visits, have current information regarding resident condition, and accompany physician on rounds to provide updates.

  • Responsible for new admissions and hospital returns, ensuring care plans are updated, implemented, and maintained.

  • Monitors weight loss and nutrition of residents and report those nutritionally at risk to Dietary and follow through with recommendations.

  • Responsible for the orientation and work assignment of nursing personnel in their unit in order to ensure the nursing needs of their station.

  • Observes resident, records significant conditions, vital signs and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of any change in resident’s condition, and updates charts to reflect this.

  • Initiates a resident education plan according to the individualized needs of the resident, as prescribed by the physician, including family instruction.

  • Supervises and assists with resident’s activities of daily living.

  • Assists in coordinating the activities of nursing service with those of other departments.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

This position requires a person who has graduated from an accredited school of nursing as well as having obtained RN licensure.  Also, this position prefers an individual who has previous work experience in the geriatric field. 

 

All Ecumen employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.

 

Drug Free Workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

 

We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.

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