Lutheran Homes of South Carolina, Inc

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RN - PRN

at Lutheran Homes of South Carolina, Inc

Posted: 10/24/2017
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 5000245475306
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

Job Title

RN - PRN

Position Type

Resource Pool

Location

Franke at Seaside

Location Address

1885 Rifle Range Road, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina 29464

Job Description

The incumbent is a licensed professional nurse (RN), responsible for insuring and providing quality and consistent resident care including medical applications/treatments and/or medications as well as coordinating interdisciplinary plan(s) of care and interpreting level of care for individual residents based on specific needs.

All duties must be done in a kind, considerate, gentle manner, with resident rights considered in all interactions.

TYPE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED/USED:

EKG, suction machine, BP cuff, stethoscope, tube feeding apparatus, centrifuge' scales, wheelchair, walker, telephone and a various other medical equipment.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Licensed as an RN in the State of South Carolina.
  • Normal "break-in" time is 3-6 months.
  • Must be able to make independent decisions and authority when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to residential care.
  • Must possess leadership, supervisory and authority ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
  • Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
  • Must function independently, and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies.
  • Must be in good general heath and demonstrate emotional stability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and, at times, hostile individuals within facility.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to assist in evacuating residents