Westminster Palms Registered Nurse - Westminster Bradenton Towers in Bradenton, Florida

LOCATION: WESTMINSTER BRADENTON TOWERS

Provide direct nursing care to residents and supervise day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants in accordance with state and federal standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Comply with all applicable rules, policies, standards, and guidelines related to employment with Westminster Services and its communities.

  • Assist in planning resident care by following physician orders.

  • Implement resident care based on physician orders.

  • Evaluate care and communicate with doctors for updates of orders.

  • Administer medication, IVs, give shots, update patient records, provide emotional support, patient education, basic diagnostics, and other patient procedures for residents.

  • Receive and transcribe orders from attending physicians.

  • Monitor blood glucose, temperature, and blood pressure when necessary.

  • Respond to all emergencies.

  • Schedule doctor’s appointments and coordinate transportation for the residents. Includes scheduling labs and transcribing lab results.

  • Supervise CNA's and LPN’s as Charge Nurse – ensure they are providing resident care based on physician orders and defined care plans.

The above job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the assignments and responsibilities assigned to any employee; nor are such assignments restricted to those precisely listed in this description. This job description may change from time to time as the needs of the organization change.