RN Charge Nurse at 5-Star Skilled Nursing / Rehab

Employer
Tampico Terrace Care Center
Location
Walnut Creek, CA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 06, 2017
Closes
Oct 07, 2017
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Specialty
Long Term Care
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

We are seeking an RN Charge Nurse to join our team! You will be responsible for the assessment and treatment of assigned patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Administer nursing care to post-acute patients
  • Develop and maintain patient care plans
  • Monitor and report changes in patient symptoms or behavior
  • Communicate with collaborating physicians or specialists regarding patient care
  • Educate patients about health maintenance and disease prevention
  • Wound care / treatments
  • Maintain accurate patient medical records
  • Provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members

Qualifications:

  • Valid California RN license
  • Current CPR (BLS) certification
  • Previous experience in skilled nursing preferred
  • Familiarity with electronic medical records preferred
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Full time and on-call (flexible part time) positions available. AM or PM positions available. Must be available for 1 week classroom orientation M-F 9-5, then orientation on shift after that.

Company Description

Tampico Terrace Care Center is an independently-owned skilled nursing and rehabilitation center. Our rehabilitation programs are among the best in Northern California. 24-hour care is provided by a highly skilled team of licensed nurses and therapists as well as an array of support staff including Registered Dietitian, case managers, and discharge planner. Activities staff are on-site 7 days a week to keep our residents and visitors entertained, with bingo and blackjack frequent offerings, as well as twice-weekly happy hours! Karaoke night is a big hit with residents and staff alike.