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RN (long term care)- Casual - Marshfield
Location:WC Annex NW MSFLD
FT/PT:Casual - up to 1,200 hrs/year
Deadline to apply:12/10/2021
Hiring Range:$26.63-$30.43 + PM (1.25)/NOC (1.00) differential
  
Job Responsibilities:
In an effort to keep all staff and residents safe, effective January 4, 2022 and per CMS requirements and Wood County Policy, all newly hired employees of Norwood Health Center are required to have received the last dose of an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccination before beginning employment within the facility.

The purpose of positions in this classification is to evaluate resident physical and mental status, obtain and implement physician’s orders; supervise subordinate nursing staff and notify appropriate persons regarding resident change in condition.  The work is performed under the supervision of the Registered Nurse Supervisor.

Evaluates residents for response to treatments and medications.  Monitors resident vital signs. Reports change in status to physician.  Obtains and implements physician’s orders.

Supervises work performance of subordinate nursing staff for proper technique and use of equipment, materials and supplies.  Prepares written evaluations.  Conducts new employee orientation.

Maintains complete and accurate resident charts for treatments, medications, etc.

Administers medications orally, intramuscularly, subcutaneously, intradermally, rectally and intravenously.  Administers fluids intravenously.

Prepares and implements resident care plans.

Converses with residents to assure they are comfortable, explains therapies, treatments, medications and changes in same.  Answers resident’s request for assistance.

Answers questions and complaints from family members

Reassures and provides emotional support to residents.

Accompanies physicians during rounds.

Attends and participates staff meetings, in-service and continuing education.

Orders medications, supplies and materials.

Job Qualifications:
Associate degree in Nursing, one to two years nursing experience preferably in a long-term care facility, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Wisconsin Registered Nurse license required.  Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required and must be maintained during employment with Wood County. Experience with Mental Health is preferred as Norwood (Wood County Annex) is a Mental health facility.