The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to residents in accordance with required medical care and established nursing care plans and practices. They may supervises the activities and provide direction to the health care aides. The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: Assesses, plan, implement and evaluate individualized care to meet the residents' physical and emotional needs. Ensure resident care plan is initiated in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary team; Communicate with relatives regarding the care and condition of respective residents as required; In conjunction with the Health and Wellness Manager, participates in discharge planning, consultation, and/or transfer of residents; As required, provide direct resident care and participate in resident teaching; Encourage active participation by residents in all therapy programs and recreational activities; Assist in the development and maintenance of an appropriate plan of care for each resident; Liaise with attending physicians, psychiatrists, consultants, social workers, clergy, relatives or responsible persons, nursing, dietary, activity staff, etc.
to ensure effective resident care is provided; Provides first aid to staff when necessary and completes Employee Injury Report; Procure and administer medications including all injections and narcotics; Participate in the orientation, on-the-job training and in-servicing of nursing staff as required; As required, requisition and receive supplies.