RN, LTC - Travel

  • Cynet Health
  • Spring Grove, MN
  • Nov 30, 2023
Travel Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Gundersen Tweeten Care Center
Travel
No
RN
LTC
23622271
Shift Details
Mid - 8x5 - 12PM
Job Order Details
12/11/2023
03/10/2024
13 Week(s)

Summary:

  • While the duties required of long-term care nurses depend on the type of healthcare facility and specific patient needs, these RNs spend much of their workday coordinating and assessing patient care. They partner with an entire team of professionals, including doctors, social workers, physical therapists, and case managers, to provide a comprehensive plan to deliver quality care for their patients.
  • Long-term care nurses perform routine procedures such as recording vital signs and administering medications while also providing specialized treatments for progressive and chronic conditions. These nurses also provide educational and emotional assistance to patients and family members.

Job Requirements

Job Duties:

  • Develop, coordinate, and implement comprehensive patient care plans with medical and clinical staff
  • Administer medications, perform vital sign checks and medical procedures, and provide therapeutic treatments such as range-of-motion exercises and massage
  • Operate medical equipment, monitor and assess patient status, and record patient information in medical records
  • Assist patients with daily tasks such as bathing and dressing
  • Offer education, emotional support, and guidance for patients, families, and caregivers

Specialty

LTC