LA CROSSE COUNTY Registered Nurse in LA CROSSE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: See job description on our website for full list of duties and qualifications. Supervises all nursing activities assigned on a particular unit or shift. Evaluates total resident care, maintains resident care plans so they are current and participates in multidisciplinary resident care planning. Provides for execution of all medical orders issued by a physician and assists physician, as needed, while attending residents and corroborates with the Assistant Director of Nurses Manager or the Supervisor of Nursing Services to prepare information for physician's rounds. Provides direct nursing care in normal and emergency situations; administers medications and treatments. Makes rounds to supervise and evaluate the nursing care given residents: monitors vital signs, weights, elimination, laboratory data, etc., and directs isolation procedures and precautions; and counsels residents. Assigns work and instructs and supervises work assignments to provide maximum utilization of Nurse's Assistants, and ensures that assigned tasks are accomplished. Assists in the training and orientation of new personnel. Provides input into performance evaluations and provides counseling to the nursing assistant staff. Ensures correct and appropriate diet for residents. Documents accurately and completely all observations and procedures relating to resident care. Prepares daily shift reports and keeps supervisory nurse informed. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: http://www.co.la-crosse.wi.us/personnel/employment.asp Other: The deadline to apply for this position is open until filled. The on-line application will not be available after this deadline.