Registered Nurse (Community Living Center) - Amarillo, Texas - Med Surg
Company: Amarillo VA Health Care System
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Registered Nurse (Community Living Center) - Amarillo, Texas
This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until
December 30, 2022. The initial cut-off date for referral of
eligible applications will be May 09, 2022. Eligible applications
received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or
as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until positions
Patient-care duties as specifically outlined in the CLC RN
Orientation Checklist. Including but not limited to equipment,
procedures, resident care needs and CLC unit work flow in order to
provide care to the residents.
Use appropriate customer service guidelines as listed in the
orientation check-off packet. Including, but not limited to CLC
Veteran-Centered Care, resident preferences, and Cultural
Working knowledge of shower/tub room processes in order to delegate
duties. Understands resident preferences and respect/dignity in
implementing those preferences.
Maintain a working knowledge of each neighborhood on unit,
processes, and residents. Proper process of entering and exiting
rooms. Assist other staff as necessary to ensure proper care.
Understanding and use of nurse call system, answering alarm/phone
appropriately, responding promptly to resident situation.
Understanding of the Wanderguard system process, policy, and prompt
response to alarm.
Ability to utilize VA computers and programs in order to complete
CLC RN duties, enter leave as required, and access work schedule.
Documents accurately and in a timely manner.
Completes all mandatory and other training, including, not limited
to TMS, orientation, in-service, Interdisciplinary Care Plan
meetings as assigned, annual competencies, and staff meetings.
Understands, participates, and ensures completion of Purposeful
Rounding in assigned neighborhood to ensure resident safety.
Understands, verbalizes, adheres to, and documents Fall Prevention
guidelines, interventions, policies, and protocols.
Demonstrates understanding regarding the pain scale, asking
residents about their pain level, performing non-pharmacological
measures to alleviate pain. Reports pain level concerns to charge
nurse or provider.
Demonstrates proper use of safety and lift equipment. Ensures the
safety of residents and staff.
Participates as assigned in fire safety, emergent needs, and
environmental safety as described in orientation validation
Complete new admission package and document within eight hours of
resident arrival following the admission checklist.
Verbalizes and demonstrates understanding of skin breakdown,
pressure injury preventative measures, and notifying charge nurse
of new/worsening areas of redness, skin breakdown, and
Complete all assessments and document as required.
Complete wound care treatment as ordered by physician. Including
documentation and assessment for preventative wound care
Administer medication, complete D-sticks, and other orders
required, as ordered by providers.
Complete daily, weekly, monthly, and PRN documentation as required
in an accurate and timely manner.
See orientation checklist for specifics.
Serve in the CLC charge position. See charge nurse duties on the
orientation checklist sheet. Working with staff to ensure
appropriate work flow.
Use appropriate infection control measures as listed in the
orientation check-off packet.
Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts, 07:30am-08:00pm or
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
EDRP Authorized: Contact , the EDRP Coordinator for
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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