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Registered Nurse (RN) / Travel / LTC

MAS Medical Staffing • Canistota, SD 57012

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description


Geriatric/Long-Term Care Nurse

South Dakota

 

Currently looking for a Geriatric Nurse for a great opportunity in the South Dakota area. The ideal candidate will hold a current nursing license and possess 1-2 years of long term care experience. This individual will work with elderly patients with diseases that affect aging adults.

 

Responsibilities of the Geriatric/Long-Term Care Nurse

 
  • Assist doctors in providing health care and support to elderly patients
  • Help to bathe bedridden patients to prevent bedsores
  • Understand patient’ s medications and administer them to clients as and when due
  • Help to conduct regular screenings and routine check-up on patients
  • Help to assess the cognitive skills and mental status of their patients
  • Observe, understand, and manage peculiar old age health concerns like incontinence, insomnia, loss of strength and appetite, sexual issues as well as mobility challenges
  • Help to educate the families and caregivers of their patients on the best ways to care for them and keep them safe
  • Assist doctors with medical examinations and administer prescribed treatments
  • Help to maintain a chart for their patients in order to have accurate records of patient’ s medical history, treatment plan and progress
  • Help to perform prescribed tests on their patients, like blood pressure checks, temperature, respiration, pulse and blood sugar.

 

Requirements of the Geriatric/Long-Term Care Nurse

 
  • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
  • Must have current nursing or LPN license
  • 1-2 years of long term care experience
  • Interest in elderly care
  • Must have BLS
  • Ability to multitask and have critical thinking skills, which allow them to take initiative when needed

Job Details

Location:  Canistota, SD 57012

Employment Type:   Full-Time

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