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Company: Kaiser
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Essential Functions:

--- Responsible for all resident care provided on the assigned unit(s) and responsible for the assessment, direction, supervision, and evaluation of that care.

--- Directs and coordinates nursing activities with those services rendered by other members of the health team.

--- Responsible for giving and directing nursing care through the nursing assessment okplanning, implementation and evaluation.

--- Performs a nursing assessment on all new residents.

--- Provides direct patient care when needed. e.g. Medication, treatments, etc.

--- Assists in orientation of and supervises activities of LVNs, CNAs, RNAs and Unit Assistants.

--- Determines or assists in determining priorities, makes daily assignments, assigns tasks, explains procedures to be followed, assures appropriate medication, treatment,

observation and documentation duties are completed by all members of the health care team.

--- Participates in the hiring process and provides input into the counseling and progressive discipline of unit staff.

--- Provides verbal feedback on performance to staff and provides input into staff performance appraisals.

--- Provides oversight to other licensed staff that administer medications and participates in appropriate medication policies and procedures.

--- Works closely with physicians and Nurse Practitioners to ensure appropriate plan of care for residents.

--- Provides input into the MDS evaluation of residents on the assigned unit as well as the daily nursing care plans.

--- Works cooperatively with the Director of Staff Development (DSD).

--- Provides input and assists the Case Managers and Social Service personnel for evaluation and preparation of discharge of residents.

--- Ensures that the Director of Nursing is informed of residents' condition or change in condition as appropriate.

--- Notifies physicians, family and supervisor of changes in residents condition in a timely manner, as appropriate.

--- Transcribes physician's orders as required.

--- Maintains required reports as assigned e,g, census, quality, admission, discharge, transfer, and others as facility policies and procedures specify.

--- Assists in teaching residents, family and other support personnel.

--- Supervises residents' meals.

--- Coordinates ordering of medications, supplies and equipment.

--- Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the Quality Management Program.

--- Ensures observance and participates in the implementation of the Infection Control policies and procedures.

--- Participates in various clinical committees as assigned. e.g. interdisciplinary team, abuse prevention, safety,etc.

--- Investigates, documents and reports resident, employee and visitor accidents and incidents.

--- Initiates responses to accidents, injuries and disasters.

--- Completes required reports and documentation as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

--- High School Diploma or equivalent.

--- Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

--- Current California RN license required.

--- BLS Certification required.

--- BSN or Bachelors degree in related health care field preferred.

--- Minimum two years experience In the past 5 years as a nurse in an acute care or skilled nursing facility preferred.

--- Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act.

--- MDS coding experience

Preferred Qualifications:

--- Experience in a skilled nursing facility.

--- Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experienced strongly preferred.

--- Knowledge of local, state and federal regulations as related to a skilled nursing facility.

--- IV proficiency and phlebotomy skills preferred.

--- Organization and prioritization of skills.

--- Ability to be flexible in working assignments when faced with conflicting demands.

--- High level of written and oral communication skills.

--- Possess a cooperative spirit and enjoy working in a team environment.

--- RN experience in a long term care setting preferred.

Applicant must have experience with coding the minimum data set (MDS) 3.0

Job Schedule:
Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners

Keywords: Kaiser, San Leandro , KPPAAC RN, Healthcare , San Leandro, California

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