Registered Nurse RN - PT All Shifts-2K -WILL RELOCATE in Sleepy Eye, MN at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

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Job Description

We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!

Making a difference in the lives of others – that’s what working at Volunteers of America is all about. Our employees have the opportunity each and every day to make a difference in the lives of older adults. From improving our residents’ quality of life, to creating peace of mind for them and their families, our team members know that as a part of our community, they are changing lives.

At Sleepy Eye Care Center, we’re a warm and welcoming place – a independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing community you’ll be happy to join.

Retention Incentives-$2K Retention Bonus

We are currently hiring part time Registered Nurses (RN) to join our team in Sleepy Eye, MN on all shifts!

***The AM Shift is 7:00a-3:30p

***The PM Shift is 3:00p-11:30p (Shift differential $3.00)

***The NOC/Midnight Shift is 11p-7:30a (Shift differential $3.00)

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provides Leadership and Direction on Assigned Unit
  • Role models positive communication skills with NA/R’s, C.N.A.’s, HHA’s, STNAs, TMA’s (if applicable), interdisciplinary team, supervisory and management team, customers, residents and families.
  • Listen to shift report and keep open lines of communication with supervisor, co-workers and on-coming shift.
  • Make rounds to residents to observe their physical and psychosocial status.
  • Assign personnel appropriately to meet resident needs.
  • Ensure that unit personnel on your shift are carrying out their assignments.
  • Attend nurses and team meetings as scheduled and/or assigned.
  • Initiate disciplinary action when the performance of personnel warrants such action.
  • Report occupational exposures to needlesticks, blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with facility policy and procedures governing accidents and incidents.
  • Resident Care Functions
  • Maintains competence in all required skills within the facility.
  • Treats and ensures that residents are treated with respect and dignity.
  • Immediately reports any suspected abuse or neglect per company policy
  • Perform nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the resident.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments per MD orders.
  • Is drug knowledgeable and reports resident response, side effects, responds to drug considerations and reports problems or potential problems to the physicians.
  • Maintains all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner according to policies and procedures of the facility.
  • Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding monitoring of vital signs, weights, administration of medications and treatments.
  • Make physician calls to report resident change in condition.
  • Keep families updated on resident conditions.
  • Comply with acute emergency protocols and tasks involved in the event of a 911 call.
  • Follows all DNR/DNI/CPR/Comfort Care protocols and orders.
  • Charting, Documentation and Assessment Functions
  • Contribute toward completing and updating resident’s care plans.
  • Evaluate the performances of all personnel working under your supervision and direction.
  • Perform routine charting duties as required and in accordance with established charting and documentation policies and procedures.
  • Accurately transcribes physician’s orders as per facility protocol and forwards necessary information to other departments.
  • Document and report all incidents, accidents that occur involving residents, visitors, and staff.
  • Chart nurses’ notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided as well as the resident response.
  • Provides ongoing resident assessments as necessary and as assigned and documents these assessments per facility policy.
  • Personnel Functions
  • Attend nurses meetings as scheduled.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and efficient work environment.
  • Maintains continuing education requirements.
  • Initiate disciplinary action when the performance of personnel warrants such action.
  • Participate in employee performance evaluations, determining staffing requirements, and making recommendations to the Supervisor concerning employee counseling etc.
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with inter-departmental personnel.
  • Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line modules.
  • Committee Functions
  • Serve on, participate in and attend various committees and meetings of the facility to enhance interdisciplinary process.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


1.    Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice.
2.    Effective communicator with staff, families and outside agencies.
3.    Ability to prioritize duties.
4.    Customer service oriented with knowledge of successful customer service techniques.
5.    Ability to understand residents’ charts, doctor’s orders, residents’ plan of care, medication orders.
6.    Must posses the ability to effectively gather clinical data in regards to resident status and condition.
7.    Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.


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