Registered Nurse – Assisted Living

Duluth, MN
Part Time
Nurse

Location: Duluth, MN and Wrenshall, MN

Hours of Position: Part time, flexible scheduling. Position is 24 hours per week which can be flexible based on candidate’s needs. (3 days w/ 8 hours shifts, 4 days w/ 6 hour shifts, etc.) Days and hours are flexible.

Hours will be split between our two assisted livings in Duluth and Wrenshall.

Compensation:$29-$30/hour

Job Type: Part Time, Non-Exempt

Job Summary: Performs a variety of professional nursing duties in the care of home care residents, complies with state rules and regulations, and follows established policies and procedures. Rotating on-call schedules.

Benefits:

  • Group dental and supplement insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Performance-based increases
  • Longevity bonuses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities for advancement in a growing, hire-from-within company
  • Rewarding position working with people in a fun, relaxed environment!

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing for RN
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse within the State of Minnesota.
  • Previous RN experience/Assisted Living experience preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to make independent decisions based upon standard policies and procedures, as well as use good judgment in day-to-day activities.
  • Reliability and flexibility are necessary for success in this position.
  • This position may include extended time on your feet, lifting, bending and stooping.
  • Lifting/transferring requirements vary based on assigned caseload, but must be able to lift loads, which are not normally to exceed 50 pounds.
  • Ability to pass a background check.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be familiar with general nursing and geriatric nursing practices.
  • Possess a desire to work with aged, infirm and disabled persons, and mentally ill.
  • Participate in program planning, budgeting and evaluation activities related to the clinical services of the agency.
  • Participate in all agency objectives, standards of care, policies, and procedures affecting clinical services.
  • Make medical appointments for residents as needed.
  • Initiates emergency procedures for residents.
  • Review client care plans and offer input regarding best clinical nursing interventions to ensure highest possible client outcomes.
  • Assist with start up of services for new residents, hospital transfers and discharges as requested by RN.
  • Implement physician orders. Ensure accuracy and promptness in transcribing physician orders.
  • Carry out proper charting practices and procedures. Monitor and train other staff on documentation and charting.
  • Assemble and operate equipment such as oxygen supplies and other equipment used for resident care.
  • Order, sets up and administer medications/injectables accurately.
  • Perform arithmetic and follow instructions.
  • Monitor resident aide/CNA staff who pass medications
  • Responsible for and will assist in orientation and training of all new staff including competency testing of all new staff. Responsible for providing ongoing in-service education for staff.
  • Attend required meetings, in-service training and conferences.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Works cooperatively with other departments.
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