RN - Overnight
Company: The Garlands of Barrington
Posted on: November 25, 2022
The Garlands is offering a $1500 Sign-on Bonus for Full-Time
Overnight Registered Nurses! Do you believe in the power of
teamwork, value the opportunity to make a difference and have a
zest for making a positive impact on the lives of others? If the
answer is YES, then The Garlands of Barrington is the place for
you! Registered Nurse FULL-TIME OVERNIGHTS 7:00 pm to 7:30 am (12
Hour Shift) The Staff Nurse is responsible for providing personal
care to each resident; as well as the supervision of the Certified
Nursing Assistants. Principle Accountabilities for the Overnight
RN: Follows established standards of nursing practice and
implements facility policies and procedures.
Assists to interpret policies and procedures to nursing assistants,
other related departments, physicians, residents and family
Conducts resident rounds several times during shift to identify
resident needs or care issues and initiates corrective action as
Observes and supervises all facility infection control
Identifies safety hazards and initiates corrective action
Identifies resident problems and emergency situations and initiates
emergency care as necessary.
Follows, supervises and evaluates implementation of the Resident
Provides respect, privacy and dignity to all residents; does not
enter any resident room inappropriately.
Listens to resident, family and physician concerns and initiates
corrective actions and communicates concerns to Director of
Consistently works cooperatively with residents, other nursing
staff, physicians, family members, consultant personnel, community
agencies and ancillary service providers.
Follows facility discharge/transfer procedure and coordinates
discharge/transfer with other departments, physician and ancillary
service providers as necessary.
Completes documentation related to the resident
Competently performs both basic and advanced nursing skills as
appropriate under the restrictions of a licensed nurse.
Completes narcotic counts, checks emergency medication supply and
exchanges keys with incoming Nurse at conclusion of assigned
Administer all ordered medications, and complete all ordered
treatments as appropriate during your assigned shift.
Document resident care related to medication administration,
related monitoring, effectiveness of drug therapy and occurrence of
any related side effects.
Notify physician when necessary of changes in resident condition,
weight, medication errors, unavailable medications, and adverse
side effects of medications, abnormal laboratory or x-ray results
and any other unusual observations related to resident care
Document daily notes on unstable residents, Medicare residents and
recently admitted residents.
Assists with orientation of new residents to facility.
Check meal trays and nourishments to ensure the proper diet is
being served to the residents.
Assists with the serving of resident meals and encourages nutrition
and hydration during all meal times.
Performs all duties as assigned in an effective, cooperative,
professional and timely manner. Performance Standards: CUSTOMER
SERVICE & COMMUNICATION Demonstrates excellent listening skills and
communicates effectively while conveying patience and
Writes clearly and concisely.
Responds to customers by promptly researching various options and
following through with necessary actions in a timely and effective
Treats all customers with dignity and respect and establishes a
trusting relationship with them, while maintaining confidences.
Demonstrates knowledge of The Garlands' entire facility and directs
customers appropriately, according to their needs. Knowledge,
Skills & Abilities for Overnight RN: Experience working in acute
and/or long-term care environment preferred.
Licensed in the state of Illinois as a Licensed Practical Nurse or
a Registered Nurse.
Must possess, or be able to obtain current CPR certification.
Must have an adequate understanding of English and be able to speak
and write it well.
Must be able to work independently, as well as a team member, with
a positive, pro-active attitude.
Is flexible and adapts to change and new tasks.
Follows all policies and procedures of Prairieview at The
Attends staff meetings, educational programs and resident care plan
Must be familiar with the resident rights, the definition of
Resident Abuse, and the reporting protocol of possible Resident
Must be a flexible, highly customer service and people oriented
individual who demonstrates compassion, patience and understanding,
and is willing to do whatever it takes to provide the highest level
Must be a team-oriented individual who enjoys working
collaboratively with others, creating a positive and uplifting
environment and communicating very effectively at all levels.
Must be able to respond quickly and appropriately to an emergency
situation. Physical Requirements: Must be able to manually lift and
carry up to 50 lbs. frequently.
Must be able to assist in transferring residents who weigh in
excess of 100 lbs.
Must be able to tolerate long periods of walking, bending and
Must be able to push customers in wheelchairs frequently for brief
periods of time.
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