PRIMARY FUNCTION: Provide restorative nursing care to residents and patients, under the supervision of a licensed nurse, in accordance with facility policies and procedures. Reports resident's needs and concerns to a licensed nurse. Performs a variety of specialized professional level nursing duties which include clinical procedures, specified lab tests, health assessments, and all associated documentation and related activities as licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina. EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, AND EXPERIENCE An active unrestricted NC RN license is required. An active unrestricted RN multi-state license from a state that participates in the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact will be accepted in lieu of an active NC RN license. Associate’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing required. Bachelor degree in nursing or related field preferred. One year of nursing experience required. Medical experience in a nursing home setting preferred. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) minimally required. 6-9 months would be necessary to become proficient in most phases of the position. JOB KNOWLEDGE Must have knowledge of the policies, procedures, and guidelines of the CIHA and EBCI, and standard nursing practices, applicable OSHA mandates, and related regulatory controls. Ability to understand and comply with applicable Federal, State and local regulations and requirements. Requires the ability to perform various primary care, acute care, and preventative nursing services. Must be skilled in the use of all assigned clinical and lab equipment and knowledgeable of sterile and aseptic techniques. Requires the ability to legibly document and maintain clinical records, files, reports, and logs. Must maintain specified certifications and a North Carolina driver’s license. Must have good communication skills, both written and oral. Must have an understanding of the EBCI culture, lifestyles and risk factors. Knowledge of principles, practices, techniques, and theories of professional nursing in order to plan and provide nursing care to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and socio-cultural needs of patients of all ages; specifically, Adult (21-64 years), and Elderly (65-+ years). Knowledge of the nursing process and its application to clinical practice. Knowledge of the biological aspects of the disease process and illness in order to recognize complications. Knowledge of medications and dosages in order to recognize desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use. Knowledge and ability to analyze the results of various medical procedures and translate into appropriate nursing interventions. Knowledge and ability to independently plan, manage, and organize work in order to meet priorities, accomplish work within established time frames and work in stressful situations. Knowledge of the culture and medical health profile of the patient population. Knowledge of processes and procedures for establishing, revising, continually monitoring, and evaluating standards for the practice of nursing. Applicant must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license.