ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES · Incorporates an understanding of the Mercy mission and values into work performance · Gives direct nursing care including ordering and dispensing medications, filling medi-sets, treatments, procedures, verifying and implementing doctor’s orders, providing health maintenance. · Maintains accurate medication records, and assists as needed in constructing and maintaining the record for dispensing medications. · Team Communication: Serves as a communication link between shifts, and with the Nurse Manager. · Works with Sister Coordinator of Sister’s Services and Coordinator of Activities/ Volunteers to ensure quality of care for resident Sisters. · Maintains written health care records. · Gives guidance and assistance to Care Assistants. · Attends and participates in Our Lady of Lourdes staff meetings, in-services, and care conferences. · In the event of an emergency, takes the initiative and responds appropriately. · Demonstrates knowledge of infection control standards, including universal precautions. · Performs other activities related to nursing care of the residents in collaboration with the Nurse Manager.
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