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The Extended Care Service Community Living Center Staff Nurse is a Professional Nurse with broad-based clinical knowledge enabling him/her to effectively implement health promotion, disease prevention, and management for adult or older adult residents requiring skilled Nursing interventions in a long term care setting. CLC Staff Nurses care for residents with medical and/or psychiatric conditions, residents with cognitive impairments, and residents who are terminally ill. The CLC Staff Nurse utilizes the Nursing process when assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting Nursing care provided. He/she works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team when planning and providing care to residents and their families. The Staff Nurse functions independently as a Charge Nurse on the residents' neighborhood, organizing and delegating care activities to other RNs, LPNs, and NAs and providing feedback to the Nurse Manager regarding the practice of others in order to improve care. He/she may either direct the care of other Staff members or provide direct resident care depending on the needs of the neighborhood. The CLC Staff Nurse participates in Quality Improvement activities in the CLC and/or Medical Center with the objective of improving resident care outcomes. He/she takes an active role in identifying his/her own educational needs and is expected to continually update and learn new clinical skills. The CLC Staff Nurse participates in Community Living Center, Extended Care Service, and Medical Center Committees, Work Groups, or Task Forces based on the RN's interests and the needs of the Service.
The primary tours options:
Staff RNs in the CLC work 80 hours during each 2 week pay period and on 12.5 hour compressed work tours-either days (0700 to 1930) or nights (1900-0730) with rotation to the opposite tour as needed to provide coverage. The RN will work six 12.5 hour tours and one 8.0 or 8.5 hour tour during each pay period (80 hours).
Candidates preferring to work 8.0 or 8.5 hour evening (1530 to midnight) or night (midnight to 0800) tours with rotation or a 12.5 hour (1130-midnight) compressed work tour can discuss their preferences and available options at interview.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/489850900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.