Tekakwitha Living Center Registered Nurse (RN) in Sisseton, South Dakota

A clinically competent, registered, professional nurse who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients/residents through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. Effectively interacts with patients/ residents, family members, responsible party and other health team members, while maintaining standards of professional nursing. The RN plans, supervises and evaluates care of each patient/resident. The RN ensures that the status of the patient/resident condition is effectively communicated to the physician. Performs assessments on patients/residents and reassessments as per policy. Develops and implements appropriate plan of care based on assessment and diagnosis tailored to meet each individualand#39;s needs, evaluated plan of care and makes necessary changes, works to meet individual patient/ resident needs. Demonstrates knowledge of medication and their correct administration based on age of the patient/resident and their clinical conditions. Evaluates patient/ resident responses to medications. Plans for and provides patient/resident, family and caregiver education, identifies learning needs, clearly communicates information and documents patient/resident response to education. Documents according to current standards and policies. Plans for patient/resident discharge, anticipates and plans for long-term and/or short-term patient/resident needs , collaborates with the discharge planner when appropriate and assesses the patient/resident prior to discharge. Delegates and collaborates in providing patient/resident care according to licensure and skill levels, follows up to ensure success. The RN is responsible for the supervision of LPNand#39;s, TMAand#39;s, and Nursing Assistants Qualifications Required: Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse, which must be in good standing Must have good communication skills Must be able to read, write and communicate in English