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Floor Nurse & Nurse Leader, Career Opportunity in Tucson, Arizona

Job description

Sabino Canyon is seeking 2 nurses: a fantastic floor nurse and a nurse leader (preferably RN, but great LPNs may apply also) to join its 5-star team. We recently had a deficiency-free Department of Health Survey, are rated as "5-star" facility by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and are listed as a top nursing facility in US News and World Report. If you thrive in a team environment please apply today!

About the Opportunity

  • Provides direct nursing care to our residents.
  • Informs nursing staff of new admissions, their expected time of arrival, room and assignment.
  • Makes rounds with physicians as appropriate.
  • Consults with resident's physician in providing the resident's care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc...
  • Notifies the resident's physician when the resident is involved in an accident or incident.
  • Carries out restorative and rehabilitative programs, to include self help and care.
  • Administers services within the applicable scope of nursing practice, which may include: catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy, and drainage bags, taking blood, giving massages and range of motion exercises and caring for the dead or dying in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Admits, transfers and discharges residents.
  • Meets with residents, and/or family members as appropriate.
  • Prepares and administers medications as ordered by physician.
  • Verifies the identity of the resident before administering the medication or treatment.
  • Receives and records telephone orders and documents the prescribed treatments on the resident charts, cardex, medication cards and/or plans as appropriate.
  • Charts nurses' notes in a professional and appropriate manner that timely, accurately and thoroughly reflects the care provided to the resident, as well as the resident's response to the care.
  • Charts all reports of accidents/incidents involving residents.
  • Charts all changes in the resident's condition and the response to those changes and communications with the resident's physician regarding the resident and the resident's treatment.
  • Records new/changed diet orders and communicates the information to the Dietary department.
  • Completes transfer forms in accordance with established procedures.
  • Signs and dates all entries made in the resident's medical record.
  • Reviews care plans daily to verify that appropriate care is rendered.
  • Ensures that the assigned certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are aware of the resident care plans.
  • Reads, writes, speaks and understands the English language.
  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Knowledge of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.
  • Able to relate information concerning a resident's health.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
  • Able to move intermittently throughout the work day.
  • Able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
  • Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved program.
  • Posses a current and active state Registered Nursing license.
  • Preferred 2 years experience in a skilled nursing facility.
  • On-the-job training provided.

    We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Pre-employment investigations are required.


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