ATTENTION NURSES...would you like an opportunity to work for one of the US News and World Report's Top Rated Nursing Homes in NH for 2017-18?? Sullivan County Health Care is looking for top notch candidates to join our team. We offer flexible scheduling, competitive pay rates, 10 PAID HOLIDAYS, an awesome retirement package and much, much more. Please contact Melissa @603-542-9511 ext 290 to schedule an interview or complete an application @ http://www.sullivancountynh.gov/index.php?n=human_resources_sullivan_county_job_postings
We look forward to having you join our award winning team that works hard to uphold our motto. "ALL DAY, EVERY DAY, WE MAKE LIFE BETTER".
Do you love working with a geriatric population? Or would you like to try working with a geriatric population? You will have the opportunity to work in memory care, rehabilitative care or long term care in a facility which is committed to caring for our residents in a home like atmosphere.
Sullivan County Health Care is a 156 bed skilled nursing facility located in a beautiful rural New Hampshire setting, where patient care is our number one priority.
This is a specialized, professional and administrative position with responsibility to ensure delivery of appropriate high quality nursing and restorative care within the facility's policies and procedures. Ensures through supervisory and other practices that the assigned unit(s) is/are managed in conformance with the philosophy and policies of the facility and in accordance with Federal and State Regulations.
Accurately receives, transcribes and carries out physician’s orders.
Administer medications and treatments as ordered by the physician and make proper documentation and notifications; order and maintain all pharmaceuticals for the units.
Assess residents, developing and updating Care Plans, MDS’s, and quarterly assessments within the mandated time frame as assigned and evaluated by the Unit Manager; observe each resident on a continuing basis alert to changes in mental and physical well-being and in conjunction with an RN, make assessments and notifies Supervisor; receive Resident Status Report from off-going shift, and give on-coming shift a detailed report of each resident’s current status and events of the shift.
Supervise LNAs in accordance with licensing requirements under the New Hampshire Board of Nursing. Assign and measure nursing staff resident care consistent with abilities, job description and scope of practice and supervise the care given; and assist direct-care staff with nursing care as necessary and as time allows.
Administer the provision of oxygen in accordance with facility guidelines and procedures. Administer gastrostomy/jejunostomy feedings in accordance with policy and procedure. Perform wound care and have knowledge of wound vacs.
Accompany physician on resident rounds, on their assigned unit(s), to address residents medical needs and to facilitate communication during 60 day review and update 24 hour report sheets to keep APRN/ physician informed.
Perform regular duties on the unit such as checking appointments for the day and alert staff, checking Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy appointments, and alert staff, checking activity board and alert staff, reminding staff of ambulation list, weights, blood pressures: monitoring LNA documentation; oversight of infection control practices on the unit; ensure that unit is clean and hazard-free, and following the chain of command, report any problems to the Nurse Manager/Nursing Supervisor; and encourage LNA observations and include them when documenting and reporting.
Admit, discharge and transfer residents, completing documentation and notifications as necessary. Administer medications and treatments and document such via electronic MAR/TAR and documentation system. Monitoring and reordering medications from the pharmacy as necessary.
Complete 24 hour re