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Staff Nurse (LPN or RN)

Company: Desoto Healthcare
Location: Southaven
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Weekend Shift differential APPLY ONLINE and call 662-349-7500 ext. 333 for interviewStrong, Independent , Motivated, Compassionate, Reliable, Dedicated, Loving???You must be a nurse. Join our team at DHCSeeking LPN Staff Nurses: 7a-7p and 7p-7a rotating weekend. Full time and PRN positions availableFull time 12 hour shifts are guaranteed 8 hours of over time each pay period.Offering 4, 8 and 12 hours shifts for PRN positionsCompetitive Salary (RECENT INCREASE IN BASE PAY) and benefits package:Major medical insuranceDental and vision insurance Voluntary and Company paid life insurance Short term disability insurance 401(k) retirement savings plan*RNs - See Supervisor PostingJob DescriptionTo provide nursing care to the residents as prescribed by the physician and in accordance with established facility protocol, local, state and federal regulations. To lead and/or direct CNAs in the delivery of direct resident care.AccountabilityAdministrator, Assistant Director of Nursing, Director of Nursing.Duties and ResponsibilitiesAssess the overall status of the residents and document in the medical recordMonitor the residents activity and provide nursing care in accordance with physician orders, care plans, local, state and federal regulations as well established facility protocolCoordinate, prepare for and assist with new admissions, transfers, and dischargesCommunicate with residents, family members, other disciplines and health care professionals regarding the status of the residentTake and record vital signsAdminister medications and treatments and document accordinglySchedule job assignments and duties for CNAsTake report at the beginning of the shift in order to receive an update on the residents under your careBe observant for changes in a resident 's condition and notify the Supervisor (if applicable), physician and familyVisit all residents at various times during your tour of dutySupervise, and assist with the feeding of residents and administer the tube feedingsOrder medications from the pharmacy as indicatedCarry out all physician orders including making out lab slips, x-ray requests and MARsProvide routine nursing documentation as per established facility protocolPrepare resi dents for going on passAnswer the telephone properlyComplete Incident/Accident Reports on all residents, employees and visitors as the need arisesLeave the nurse's station and medication cart clean and well stocked for the on-corning shiftCount controlled drugs at the beginning and end of the shiftReport occupational exposure in accordance with established facility protocolBe knowledgeable about and promote resident rightsPrevent abuse, neglect and exploitation in the elderlyPromote a safe, clean environment in which the residents may liveCheck the Twenty Four Hour Report daily in order to be aware of changes in the residents condition and/or plan of treatmentAssist with 1YIDS+ and Total Care Plan meetings as indicatedAny other duties and responsibilities as requested by the Director of NursingBecome a participating facility team member with the residents as first priorityEducational/Licensure RequirementsMust be an L.P.N. or R.N. currently licensed and in good standing with the Mississippi Board of Nursing.

Keywords: Desoto Healthcare, Southaven , Staff Nurse (LPN or RN), Healthcare , Southaven, Mississippi

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