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Clinical Nurse Specialist (Registered Nurse/RN) Charge Nurse

Company: Life Care Center of Las Vegas
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary:The RN Clinical Nurse Specialist plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates care in the facility to ensure delivery of the highest quality of health care as well as provides comprehensive advanced nursing care in health promotion, chronic disease management, and patient treatment in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: Must possess a nursing diploma or associates or bachelors degree in nursing Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment. One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferredSpecific Job Requirements: Must have expert knowledge in field of practice Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life CaresCode of Conductand completes mandatoryCode of Conductand other appropriate compliance trainingEssential Functions: Must be able to provide, manage, and coordinate patient care and services through interpersonal contact, which allows patients to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well being Must be able to implement appropriate medical procedures within scope of clinical practice (i.e., initiation of IV therapy, wound care, wound debridement, feeding tube replacement) Must be able to communicate appropriately with physicians and follow physicians orders for patient care Must be able to assist patients daily to evaluate quality of patient care rendered Must be able to direct licensed staff and CNAs in prioritizing patient care needs/reporting requirements Must be able to assess patients needs and develop plans of care Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English languageAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Life Care Center of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas , Clinical Nurse Specialist (Registered Nurse/RN) Charge Nurse, Other , North Las Vegas, Nevada

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