Do you love working with a geriatric population? Or would you like to try working with a geriatric population? You will have the opportunity to work in memory care, rehabilitative care or long term care in a facility which is committed to caring for our residents in a home like atmosphere.
Sullivan County Health Care is a 156 bed skilled nursing facility located in a beautiful rural New Hampshire setting, where patient care is our number one priority.
We have flexible scheduling including eight, twelve or sixteen hour shifts. We have a weekend stipend program which pays six hours of bonus pay per weekend, as well as per diem and premium per diem. We have shift differentials up to 20% on the weekends, one dollar per hour for evenings, one dollar and fifteen cents for overnight shifts. We offer competitive wages, medical, dental, life, short and long term disability and pension (retirement) benefits.
We have a Tuition Reimbursement program for Nursing School of $3,500 per year. We offer LNA, LMNA, IV Certification, CPR and continuing education classes at no cost to employees.
Join us at Sullivan County Health Care!
This is a specialized professional and administrative position with responsibilities to ensure delivery of appropriate high quality nursing and restorative care within the facilities policies and procedures.
Accurately receives, transcribes and carries out physician’s orders.
Administer medications and treatments as ordered by the physician and make proper documentation and notifications; order and maintain all pharmaceuticals for the units.
Assess residents, developing and updating Care Plans, MDS’s, and quarterly assessments within the mandated time frame as assigned and evaluated by the Unit Manager; observe each resident on a continuing basis alert to changes in mental and physical well-being and in conjunction with an RN, make assessments and notifies Supervisor; receive Resident Status Report from off-going shift, and give on-coming shift a detailed report of each resident’s current status and events of the shift.
Supervise LNAs in accordance with licensing requirements under the New Hampshire Board of Nursing. Assign and measure nursing staff resident care consistent with abilities, job description and scope of practice and supervise the care given; and assist direct-care staff with nursing care as necessary and as time allows.
Administer the provision of oxygen in accordance with facility guidelines and procedures. Administer gastrostomy/jejunostomy feedings in accordance with policy and procedure. Perform wound care and have knowledge of wound vacs.
Accompany physician on resident rounds, on their assigned unit(s), to address residents medical needs and to facilitate communication during 60 day review and update 24 hour report sheets to keep APRN/ physician informed.
Perform regular duties on the unit such as checking appointments for the day and alert staff, checking Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy appointments, and alert staff, checking activity board and alert staff, reminding staff of ambulation list, weights, blood pressures: monitoring LNA documentation; oversight of infection control practices on the unit; ensure that unit is clean and hazard-free, and following the chain of command, report any problems to the Nurse Manager/Nursing Supervisor; and encourage LNA observations and include them when documenting and reporting.
Admit, discharge and transfer residents, completing documentation and notifications as necessary. Administer medications and treatments and document such via electronic MAR/TAR and documentation system. Monitoring and reordering medications from the pharmacy as necessary.
Complete 24 hour report for his/her assigned unit(s); check new orders; complete list of residents on antibiotics, precautions, etc.; maintain consistent communication with the Nursing Supervisor or Unit Manager regarding resident issues or concerns with staff.