Registered Nurse in Mount Airy, MD at Lorien Health Services

Date Posted: 9/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Lorien Mt. Airy is located at the cusp of Carroll and Howard counties and is easily accessed from I-70.  Our leadership is dedicated to teamwork, employee development, and treating our diverse employee population with respect. Maybe that is why we have several employees that have been here for 20 years or more!! 

Lorien offers an excellent benefits package.

  • Health Insurance
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Vacation
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Fixed and Floating Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Discounted Services at Turf Valley

Lorien Health Services is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with a company that:

  • Offers competitive rates with shift differentials for nights and weekends
  • Works with your schedule
  • Encourages growth and advancement to help you succeed
  • Has a tuition reimbursement program
  • Has been in the news because of innovation in health care 
  • Genuinely loves their employees

If you want all of this and MORE,  then you are exactly who we are looking for. Come be a part of our team, our family.

We are seeking a FT night nurse (7p-7:30a) for our Skilled Nursing Unit.

As a Charge Nurse, 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 change in condition and updating their physician to determine the best course of action
  • Updating resident care documentation
  • 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 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
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university
  • Must possess an active RN license in Maryland, or compact state, without restrictions
  • 1 year med/surg experience, or long term care experience required
  • Knowledge of state & federal regulations that apply to our facility (including Medicare) and ability to maintain compliance.
  • Knowledge of resident rights, documentation requirement for managing skilled care, and electronic medical record experience a plus