Registered Nurse (RN) Evening Shift

Employer
Lorien Harmony Hall
Location
Columbia, MD, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 21, 2017
Closes
Sep 21, 2017
Ref
451b8fac
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

If you are a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) and you are looking for a position with a top senior care organization, join our team at Lorien Health Systems. We are seeking a compassionate and energetic Registered Nurse (RN) to work within a welcoming and home-like environment where supporting the physical, emotional, and intellectual needs of our residents will be at the top of your priorities. This is a wonderful opportunity to develop your career while helping to make a positive difference in the lives of our residents. If you are interested in joining a company devoted to quality resident care, and if you meet our qualifications, Lorien Harmony Hall is the place for you!

Job Responsibilities:

As a Registered Nurse (RN), you will be responsible for the caseload for your assigned shift and for the total care given to the residents during that time, which will include post-acute residents, residents with various medical conditions and needs, and assisted living residents. You will gather information on each resident's condition and will work with the nursing team to continuously evaluate their individual care plan.

Other responsibilities include:

Providing residents with a positive and family-focused environment

Ensuring that all residents are treated fairly, with kindness, dignity and respect

Communicating changes in resident care needs to your team

Examining residents who are experiencing a change in condition and updating their physician to determine the best course of action

Updating resident care documentation regularly throughout your shift

Communicating with physicians and rehab team to ensure that all changes in the care plans for each day are clearly understood

Gathering lab data

Obtaining stool, urine and other specimens for lab tests as ordered

Advising family members of changes in resident condition

Addressing and working to resolve any complaints from residents or family members

Maintaining the confidentiality of all resident care information

Interacting with residents and family members in an empathetic, tactful and reassuring manner

Working with your team to plan for resident admission, transfer and discharge

Attending care plan meetings to identify particular problems and to make the appropriate changes to individual care plans

Participating in in-service and continuing education programs

Job Requirements:

An unencumbered certification or license with the Maryland Board of Nursing authorizing eligibility to work in a Maryland Long-term care facility is required

The ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

The ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public

The ability to follow oral and written instructions

Maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas, and proper performance of assigned duties

Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning

Company Description

Harmony Hall is an Assisted Living Community located in Columbia, Maryland on the campus of Howard County Health Park. For over a quarter of a century Harmony Hall has been committed to delivering excellent service from its caring staff. As a leader in the assisted living industry, Harmony Hall takes pride in offering a customized approach to working with seniors. We care. We listen. We respond. Harmony Hall is ready to assist you.

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