Nurse (RN) - Med Surg
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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member are the parts that make up the whole. We appreciate them for
the work they do each day to showcase their talents and gifts.
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Full Time Benefits include:
* Excellent 401k plan
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Time
* Long and Short Term Disability
* Employee Assistance Program
* Life Insurance
* Referral Bonuses
* DiversICARE - employee hardship fund
* Pay advancement program - OnShift Wallet
Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and
residents at 61 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in eight
states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United
States. Together, with our team of dedicated healthcare
professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each
patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their
It is Diversicare's Mission to "Improve every life we touch by
providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations."
We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity,
Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12
We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy,
appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture
in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in
fostering an environment of Service Excellence. Our Service
Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what
matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and
professional environment for our customers and each other.
Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare
Renders professional nursing service to residents within an
assigned unit/wing in support of medical care as directed by the
medical staff; supervises CNAs to ensure a high quality of care is
provided to all residents of that unit.
Responsible for daily nursing operations of a specific unit/wing.
Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well-being of the
residents; checks each resident daily to determine status; ensures
residents reach highest attainable level of functioning. Prepares
equipment and assists physicians during their rounds. Administers
prescribed medications, orally and by injection; provides
treatments using therapeutic equipment; ensures proper handling and
storage of medications and controlled substances. Observes
resident's reactions to medications and treatments. Observes,
records, and reports changes in residents' condition to supervisor
and attending physician. Maintains resident's medical record by way
of documentation as required by policy. Provides education to
residents and families regarding care. Assists in planning,
supervising and instructing CNA; assigns daily work assignments to
ensure positive outcomes for residents. Implements and maintains
policies and procedures. Ensures that safe work practices are
utilized. Ensures proper infection control techniques are utilized.
Assists in the Continuous Quality Improvement Program and ensures
follow-up occurs. Reports accurately to oncoming shift Charge Nurse
regarding change in resident status and follow-up needs. Completes
performance evaluations timely for CNAs Coaches and disciplines
CNAs as needed - ensures personnel policies are followed.
Recommends staffing, equipment and supply needs to DON. Responsible
for capturing charges for all supplies issued to residents on that
unit. Participates in care planning process and ensures the Nursing
component is implemented. Ensures the rights of residents are
respected; coordinates with other departments and ensures residents
are taken to activities, etc. Other duties as assigned by
supervisor. Maintains effective communication with residents,
families and facility staff.
Has a current license by the State Board of Nursing as an RN. Must
have the ability to lead and motivate subordinates. Ability to
perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change, as
work schedule will change on a daily basis. Able to work intimately
with residents, physicians, and staff. Experience in the long term
care setting preferred. Capable of working to prescribed nursing
standards. Good interpersonal and communication skills; has an
interest to perform a service.
Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.
Diversicare does not discriminate in employment opportunities or
practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including
gender identity), national origin, age, or disability, sexual
orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic
information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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