this position would service Benedictine Living Community of Wahpeton, Prince of Peace Care Center in Ellendale and St. Rose Care Center in LaMoure, ND
A Registered Nurse (RN) Float is 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 Float plans, assesses, supervises and evaluates care of each patient/resident while assuring resident safety at all times. The RN Float ensures that the status of the patient/resident condition is effectively communicated to the physician. This position will be required to travel and provide care at all BHS communities within the assigned region as need/required.
Performs assessments on patients/residents and reassessments as per policy. Develops and implement appropriate plan of care based on assessment and diagnosis tailored to meet each individual’s needs (physical, cultural and psychosocial), evaluate plan of care and makes necessary changes, works to meet individual patient/resident needs. Performs nursing interventions and evaluate LPN and CNA/NAR competency and capacity. Teaches other health care team members information required to fully implement the care plan for individual residents/patients/guests. Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient/resident and their clinical condition. Evaluate 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.