Charge Nurse - RN/ LVN - Coronado

Employer
Cantex Continuing Care Network
Location
San Antonio, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 16, 2019
Closes
May 22, 2019
Ref
9fc3363a
Specialty
LPN / LVN, Managerial
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Summary:

The primary purpose of the Charge Nurse (RN/LVN) position is to participate in and oversee the provision of Patient care as prescribed by the attending physician, consistent with accepted standards of care and within the scope of RN/LVN training and licensure. This position will be responsible to provide care directly to the Patient and/or supervise the direction of this care by a Certified Nursing Assistant to ensure that the highest practical well-being is maintained by the Patient.

Qualifications:
  • Graduation from an accredited Nursing School and a current and valid license in the applicable State.
  • Minimum of one-year supervisory experience in a long-term or health care setting is preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language.

Essential Functions:
  • Observes, assesses, and reports Patient conditions/changes and documents in accordance with Cantex Continuing Care Network's Clinical Policies & Procedures and state/federal guidelines and regulations.
  • Provides necessary documentation in the EMR of all information relevant to Patient assessment, evaluation, change of condition, in accordance to nursing practices.
  • Consults with Nurse Managers regarding changes in Patient's condition.
  • Receives, transcribes, and executes physicians' orders using secured and encrypted communication channels in accordance with Company policies.
  • Ensures implementation of care plans as directed and administers medications and treatments as prescribed.
  • Participates in assigning duties and ensures the delivery of appropriate clinical care by the CNA staff.
  • Ensures that each Patient's accident or incident is fully documented and reported in accordance with Cantex Continuing Care Network's Clinical Policies and Procedures and state/federal guidelines and regulations.
  • Ability to function as a Team Leader/Role Model.
  • Identifies and secures equipment and supplies including but not limited to med carts, laptop, mobile devices and ensures they remain charged at all times.
  • Assists in the evaluation and occasional discipline/counsel of CNA staff.
  • Ensures a safe environment for Patient population.
  • Ensures that each Patient's attending physician and family or responsible party is promptly notified of any significant change in the Patient's health condition.
  • Maintains appropriate quality assurance logs for blood glucometer machines and any other equipment necessary for the delivery of quality nursing care.
  • Ensures Patient Care Management Systems are routinely in-serviced and incorporated into the delivery of Patient care.
  • Has reviewed Cantex Continuing Care Network's Clinical Policies and Procedures for Abuse Prevention and knows the employee's responsibility to enforce it.
  • Responsible for assuring patient/resident safety.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Please Apply in person at:

Coronado At Stone Oak

19638 Stone Oak Parkway

San Antonio, Texas 78258

(210) 402-5750

We are an Equal opportunity employer; We offer an excellent benefit plan to include 401K with match, CEU reimbursement, vacation, sick, holidays, medical, dental, and supplemental insurance Plans as well as a Highly competitive compensation package.

Company Description

Overview:
Cantex Continuing Care Network represents a unified, seamless pathway of compassionate care and medical excellence, aimed at complete recovery beginning the moment a patient is released from the hospital. Our integrated network of healthcare services includes transitional care, rehabilitation, chronic care, home health services, hospice and pharmacy, all centered on the patient.

Culture:
Our transitional care services provide patients with a rehabilitative plan of care designed to return them home at the earliest possible time. Our goal is to prevent re-injury or relapse and reduce the chance of re-hospitalization.

Mission:
To provide excellent outcomes and value across the full spectrum of continuing care services.

Chronic Care:
Cantex chronic care programs are designed to support patients requiring long-term clinical assistance allowing them to focus on their quality of life.

Home Health Care:
We provide the skilled medical assistance necessary to promote healing, build strength, and improve quality of life. Every day, we help thousands of individuals and their families cope with and recover from a range of illnesses and conditions, making them healthier and happier, with improved long term health outcomes.

Hospice Care:
Cantex hospice services are committed to enhancing the quality of life for terminally ill patients and their loved ones through an integrated program of comfort and pain management, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual support. Team members include a physician, registered nurse, social worker, aide, counselors, chaplain and volunteers.

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