McHenry County

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Valley Hi Nursing Home and Rehabilitation seeks a full time Professional Nurse, RN/LPN for their night shift. The Professional Nurse provides direct resident care including but not limited to: administering medication, taking and monitoring vital signs, taking blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.

Work Schedule: 10:45pm to 7:15pm

Acclimation:

Four star for staffing on the nursing home compare site.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Administers and documents medications and treatments according to physician’s orders; observes residents for reactions and side effects; observes functional levels of clients; notes changes in physical or mental condition and reports changes to physician as necessary.

Interacts with residents and their family members to respond to issues or questions.

Performs I.V. monitoring and venipuncture; provides skilled nursing services, diagnostic, and preventive procedures.

Monitors and inspects nursing units. Insures that proper procedures are adhered to by resident staff and initiates corrective action as necessary.

Participate in the assessment of resident equipment and supply needs.

Interact with staff, administration and other shift personnel to provide shift reports or exchange information and efficiently accomplish work assignments; reviews shift reports and other nursing records. Implements appropriate follow-up action on reported information.

Completes nursing records and reports to include documenting the amount and type of care rendered; maintains case files by performing appropriate charting and writing summaries.

Counsels residents and family members regarding nursing care needs, contraindicated measures, and related problems.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Education and Experience:

Associate’s Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or school of nursing.

One or more years of progressively responsible related experience.

Licenses and Certifications:

Licensed Nurse

C.P.R. Certification

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of:

Medications and their indicated uses.

Principles and practices of nursing services and direct patient care.

Signs of neglect or abuse.

Federal, state, and local rules and regulations related to the area of assignment.

Skill in:

Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.

Providing patient care, diagnosis and treatment within the scope of nursing requirements.

Interviewing clients to elicit relevant information.

Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.

Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.

Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up assignments with a minimum of direction.

Hourly pay: $32.00 RN

Hourly pay: $28.00 LPN

To apply for this job please visit www.mchenrycountyil.gov.