Cornerstone Healthcare Group

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Registered Nurse (RN) - Crystal Creek in Dallas 6p-6a

Registered Nurse (RN) - Crystal Creek in Dallas 6p-6a

Job ID 
2017-6158
Location 
US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 
9/14/2017
Division 
Transitional Care (TC)

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Overview

Who We Are

 

Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading healthcare company committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service. Cornerstone operates Senior Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehab, Long-Term Acute Care hospitals and Behavioral Health under the Cornerstone and Solara brand names in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arizona, Arkansas and West Virginia.

 

 

Why Work for Us?

 

Our hospitals and rehab facilities offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.

 

Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and ingrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day. 

 

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Provides services in accordance with state skilled nursing standards and nursing practices, and maintains compliance with all CCPH community policies and procedures as well as federal and state regulations.
  • Participates in pre-admission and move-in assessments, reviews, and revision assessments based on changes in resident condition or at intervals determined by the state.
  • Administers and documents medication in accordance to the five rights: right medication, right route, right resident, right time, and right dose.
  • Reviews and transcribes physician orders and provides medical treatment as ordered.
  • Supervises and monitors medications for residents who self-administer.
  • Observes resident and reports any changes in condition to physicians, healthcare proxies, and supervisors.
  • Understands the resident’s Advance Directives and follows their wishes.
  • Assists residents with meeting their nutritional and hydration needs and documents them in the nursing record accurately.
  • Monitors meal times and nourishments, assists with room trays, and helps feed the residents.
  • Maintains clear communication with residents and family members while maintaining confidentiality of the residents protected health information in accordance with HIPAA Privacy regulations.
  • Provides a high level of quality care and service to all residents and their families in a professional and positive manner.
  • Must attend all required trainings and in-services.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:  

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions for this position.

 

Education

  • License to practice as a nurse in the state of Texas (RN or LVN)
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience as a nurse, preferably in a skilled nursing setting.
  • Current CPR certification.

 

 

Work Environment

  • Works primarily indoors in a climate controlled setting.
  • Possible exposure to unpleasant odors.
  • Possible exposure to chemicals as identified in the SDS manual.
  • Possible exposure to infections, diseases, and blood borne pathogens.
  • Continued exposure to residents who are ill, confused, irritable, and/or irrational.
  • Subject to potentially hostile and emotionally upset family members, personnel, and visitors.
  • May work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holiday as required.

 

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