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RN (long term care) - Full Time - Marshfield
Location:WC Annex NW MSFLD
FT/PT:Full-time 40 hrs/week - WRS Eligible
Deadline to apply:11/05/2021
Hiring Range:$26.63-$30.43 + PM (1.25)/NOC (1.00) differential
Job Responsibilities:
Job #6

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.