Charge Nurse - LVN or RN

Employer
Creative Solutions in Healthcare
Location
Amarillo, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 19, 2019
Closes
Oct 24, 2019
Ref
79ff98df10
Contract Type
Permanent
We have immediate openings for LVN Charge Nurses in Amarillo! Day and Night shifts available! The charge nurse will work closely with all members of the nursing team to manage the workflow of nursing staff in accordance with company, state, and federal requirements.

Requirements:

• LVN or RN with required state licensure.

• Excellent technical, assessment and documentation skills.

• Leadership qualities and good communication skills.

• Ability to organize work flow, respond to emergencies and note detail.

• Ability to perform work tasks within the physical demand requirements as outlined below.

• Genuine care interest in elderly and handicapped people.

• Ability to comply with the Patient Bill of Rights and the Employee Responsibilities.

• Ability to comply with Company and departmental safety policies and procedures.

• Ability to read and write the English language.

• Supervise staff through appropriate assignment and delegation of duties, within resident census.

• Properly monitor administration of resident medication and medication reorders.

• Implement resident care plans in compliance with Company and federal guidelines, and physician's orders.

• Perform and supervise treatments.

• Accurately and promptly transcribe physician orders, contacting physician with change of condition report.

• Timely and accurate documentation of resident's charts. Complete Nursing assessment as required.

• Participate in shift report.

• Assume responsibility of staff nurse when necessary.

• Implement established nursing policy and procedures, educating support staff regarding care needs of residents.

• Maintain a safe working environment, complying with infection control and body mechanic procedures.

• Respond to need for staffing shortages by arranging for replacement staff.

• Manage investigations for resident variances, contacting family, completing resident incident and variance reports.

• Manage lab orders, lab results, contacting physician for follow-up orders

• Must work a minimum of eight (8) consecutive hours each day.

We offer the following outstanding benefits:
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Ancillary policies including AD&D, STD, Cardiac, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital Confinement
  • Whole and Term Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Immediate 401(k)
  • Unparalleled Corporate Support

About Us:

Based out of Fort Worth Texas, Creative Solutions in Healthcare was founded in the year 2000. Our guiding principle is "A life lived for others is a life worthwhile." This extends to our company culture, where we make it our top priority to care for seniors with the respect, compassion and dignity they deserve. We are one of the largest providers of long term care in the state of Texas, and were recently named "Top 100 Companies" in the Fort Worth Business Press! With over 50 skilled nursing centers and 9 assisted living facilities throughout Texas, we have multiple opportunities that will match your career interests. Please contact us today to begin a new career!

Our company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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