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Tsali Care Registered Nurse ***($3,000.00 Hiring Bonus)***
Job Code:2022-09-023
Department:Tsali Care
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary Minimum31.06
Salary Midpoint35.64
Position Closes:

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:

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. Or compact state.


Job Description

  • Attends all mandatory agencies in-service/educational programs as scheduled during evaluation period.
  • Rotates weekends, holidays, and on-call duty with other nursing staff.
  • Recognizes abnormal lab results and/or changes in patient's condition, and notifies physician per agency policy.
  • Recognizes and informs supervisor of unusual or difficult nursing care problems and utilizes problem-solving skills to suggest constructive changes.
  • Attends at least 16 hours/year of work-related educational programs.
  • Participates in QA and Performance improvement projects as assigned.
  • Demonstrates safe practices by using proper body mechanics, following policies for sharp/dangerous material handling and disposal, and reporting and/or acting to correct unsafe or costly conditions.
  • Cleans and restocks carts at the end of shifts, and as needed, to maintain current and complete nursing supplies.
  • Administers medications and treatments to residents as ordered by physician.
  • May be asked to assist with RN call duty as needed.
  • Performs other duties assigned by supervisor to promote efficient operation of the Tsali Care Center.
  • Supervise LPN’S, CNA’S, Med Aides and PCA’s as assigned.
  • Medication administration through the following routes: oral, eye, ear, nasal, inhalant, transdermal, topical, vaginal, rectal, sublingual, sub q, IM and IV.



Education /Experience         

  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina required. Or licensed in a compact state.
  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required
  • Bachelor degree in nursing or related field preferred.
  • A valid driver's license is required.