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Registered Nurses - Geriatric/ Long-Term Care
Ref No.: 24-113550
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming
Start Date / End Date: 12/01/2024 to 12/01/2025
Registered Nurses - Geriatric/ Long-Term Care
1 year
Cheyenne, WY 82001
RESPONSIBILITIES (listed are included but not limited to) The Community Living Center (CLC) RN will serve as a staff nurse and will evaluate clinical practice and initiate change based on current concepts and findings from research and/or evidence based studies. Duties include (but are not limited to): • Performing diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures appropriate to CLC's practice setting; • Providing leadership in interpreting, supporting and implementing Medical Center and Nursing Department philosophy, policies, procedures, standards, guidelines and quality improvement processes; Accepting responsibility and maintaining accountability for actions and continued professional and personal growth; • Serving as a consultant in clinical practice; • Communicating and working effectively with others; • Initiating and leading groups of personnel and interdisciplinary groups; • Establishing relationships with professional and/or health related groups with the community. We seek RNs who possess: • Good organizational skills which enable completion of work; • An ability to assume leadership duties; • Ability to establish effective communication with residents, families and other members of the interdisciplinary team. The RN should have a working understanding of cultural transformation, creating a home-like environment, a dedication to improving the quality of life for the residents and provide physical, mental, emotional and spiritual support and medical care for residents and/or significant others during the time surrounding death. QUALIFICATIONS Basic Requirements • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. • Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) • 1-2 years of nursing experience