City
Kaneohe
State
HI
Position Id
2197

Registered Nurse
Kaneohe, Hawaii

Direct Hire Full-time opportunity in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Please let me know if you are interested in an opportunity of this caliber!?
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**This is not a contract position**

Responsibilities

Collaborate with other Charge Nurses to coordinate all care for assigned residents.

  • Administer medications as ordered by the physician and according to policy and procedures.
  • Takes verbal/telephone orders from physicians and transcribes orders to new medication administration record, the pre-printed physician order sheet, resident chart, treatment/care plans as appropriate. Follows-up on physician orders.
  • Order required medications/treatments from the pharmacy / other supplier. Accepts medication / treatment delivery from the pharmacy. Follows up with pharmacy for any medications not delivered within a 24-hour period.
  • Administer treatments as ordered by the physician and according to policy and procedures. Ensures accuracy and completion of TAR.
  • Conduct accurate physical assessments of residents, determines their needs and implements appropriate interventions to meet those needs
  • Appraise the family, physician and others of changes/incidents. Completes incident reports on shift of occurrence.
  • Keep Resident Care Manager, House Supervisor, and D.O.N. appraised of issues.
  • Document changes in the residents’ status in the progress notes and alert charting as necessary.
  • Take action to ensure appropriate intervention and follow-up with physician, family, and other staff. Communicates status and needs to oncoming shift.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Experience in geriatrics and current nursing standards of practice preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviation required.
  • Must possess supervisory skills; Possess strong skills in clinical assessment.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Hawaii required.
  • CPR and First Aide required.

To learn more, please contact Christopher at chrism@apnusa.com or call 602-788-5890.