Sunshine Terrace Foundation
  • Logan, UT, USA
  • Part Time

Full-time, Part-time and Rotating Weekend shifts available. Benefits available for full-time employees after waiting period.


Summary: Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to patients of the skilled nursing facility.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs. 

  • Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding, and alleviate apprehension.
  • Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or facility policy including patient and family instruction.
  • Dresses wounds, gives enemas, and other treatments as prescribed by physician. Applies compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.
  • Takes and records patients' vital signs. Records food and fluid intake and output. Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients.
  • Rotates among various clinical services of facility. Participates in department or wing quality improvement activities.
  • Administers specified medication orally, by injection, or  by IV and notes time and amount on patients' charts. Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge.
  • Assembles and uses such equipment as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen suppliers.
  • Supervises 1-3 nursing staff on the wing and maintains patient care areas.
  • Collects samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from patients for testing.
  • Answers patient call lights and assists patients with activities of daily living as needed.

 

 Minimum Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; six months to one year related job experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 Qualifications

  • Must have current Utah Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing
  • Current CPR certification (in-house training available)
  • Capable of demonstrating compassion and appropriate boundaries with patients
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to make sound decisions under pressure
  • Requires excellent interpersonal communication skills, focusing on problem solving
  • Ability to multi-task and show compassion

 Supervisory and Reporting Responsibilities

  • Reports directly to the Skilled Nursing Facility Director of Nursing
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