Registered Nurse: 12 Hour Shift in Elkridge, MD at Lorien Health Services

Date Posted: 9/6/2020

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    7615 Washington Boulevard
    Elkridge, MD
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Job Description

Job Description

Lorien Health Services is a family-owned and operated organization that was founded by and conducts itself based on strong family values.  Those values extend to our residents, their family members, and our dedicated employees. Our goal is to exceed the expectations of the people we touch by providing, patient-centered care utilizing the latest in healthcare technology that results in the finest outcomes for our residents. 

3 days a week, 12 hours a day, 7am to 7pm or 7pm to 7am. The rest of your week is free to do whatever you want!! Plus, you get your health benefits!

We are looking for high quality Registered Nurses who want to be part of a real family.

Conveniently located in Howard County right off of 95! 15 minutes to Baltimore City, 10 minutes to the heart of Columbia, and 20 minutes to DC!

Lorien Elkridge is 5 Star Facility! Our team is rockin and rollin. Come join us! We just got a new logo, but we are continuing the same great care!

As a RN, you will be responsible for the caseload for your assigned shift, and for the total care given to the residents in your charge, who will include post-acute patients, patients with complex medical conditions and needs and long-term care patients. You will gather information on each resident's condition and will work with the nursing team to continuously evaluate their individual care plan. You will also oversee the staff of nursing assistants on your assigned shift and gather information from them concerning their observations of the residents and any changes in their conditions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Providing residents with a positive and family-focused environment
  • Ensuring that all residents are treated fairly, with kindness, dignity and respect
  • Communicating changes in resident care needs to your team
  • Examining residents who are experiencing a change in condition and updating their physician to determine the best course of action
  • Updating resident care documentation regularly throughout your shift
  • Carrying out restorative and rehabilitative programs, to include self-help and care
  • Communicating with physicians and rehab team to ensure that all changes in the care plans for each day are clearly understood
  • Gathering lab data
  • Obtaining sputum, urine and other specimens for lab tests as ordered
  • Advising family members of changes in resident conditions
  • Addressing and working to resolve any complaints from residents or family members
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of all resident care information
  • Interacting with residents and family members in an empathetic, tactful and reassuring manner• Working with your team to plan for resident admission, transfer and discharge
  • Attending care plan meetings to identify particular problems and to make the appropriate changes to individual care plans
  • Participating in in-service and continuing education programs

As a RN, you must have a positive and empathetic personality as well as strong team leadership and delegation skills. You must also be highly organized and detail-oriented with solid critical-thinking and independent problem-solving skills. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public

Job Requirements

  • Must possess an unencumbered Registered Nurse license with the Maryland Board of Nursing authorizing eligibility to work in a Maryland Long-term care facility.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions
  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas, and proper performance of assigned duties
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace