Nurse, LPN/RN at Notre Dame Health Care Center, Inc. in Worcester, MA

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Who We Are:


Notre Dame Health Care Center, Inc. deeply rooted in the heritage of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, is committed to the physical, spiritual, and emotional care of our residents and patients. Located off the shores of Lake Qunsigamond within the woods of the Worcester Land Trust, our award winning Long Term Care facility seeks RNs and LPNs committed to providing only the highest level of care to our residents. In exchange, NDHC is committed to providing our staff with a respectful, professional, and safe workplace.


Responsibilities:


8-16 hours available every other weekend; every other holiday


Check all ill residents early in the shift, make periodic assessments, report changes to appropriate personnel, make appropriate interventions and document these in Medical Record.

Continually assess resident care needs and apply findings to the development of the Minimum Data Set, Resident Assessment protocols and Interdisciplinary care plans for each resident.

Reports changes in resident condition to Supervisor, attending physician/NP and families as necessary and document in Medical Record.

See that all required documentation is correct, reflects need and is up-to-date with no omissions.

Collaborate with Nursing Assistants in accurate documentation.

Administer and record prescribed medications and treatments.

Assess residents on admission and initiates interim care plan.

Work with the Supervisors and SNAs in the supervision of ancillary personnel in the delivery of quality care and service and in the accurate documentation of resident care needs.

Interpret policies/procedures to ancillary staff, residents, families, and visitors.

Uphold Infections Control policies/practices and those of the Quality Assurance & Improvement Committee.

Delegate duties appropriately and supervise unlicensed assistive personnel.

Render emergency care as needed, report to supervisor; submit complete, accurate, and timely incident reports as necessary.


. Current LPN or RN License in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Minimum one (1) year long term care nursing experience

Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail

Computer proficiency, experience with electronic health records a plus

A passion for caring for the elderly





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