Job Description

Sierra Health Care Center, an integral part of our established senior living campus, is currently seeking a qualified and professional Charge Nurse (RN) (LPN) to provide exceptional care for our skilled nursing facility patients. With a newly updated assisted living, skilled nursing facility, and full-service home health and hospice agency, Sierra offers a broad range of services to our clientele. Please consider becoming a valued member of our team!

Purpose: The Charge Nurse is responsible for professional nursing services and care provided to assigned residents and provides overall supervision of resident care activities.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Current licensure from the New Mexico Board of Nursing - RN/LPN
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience in skilled nursing/or sub-acute care setting preferred, but not required
  • Excellent customer service skills; dedication and commitment to providing quality healthcare services
  • Ability to operate effectively and efficiently in an enthusiastic, resident- focused, work environment
  • Critical thinking and problem solving abilities
  • Supervisory and leadership skills
  • Professional appearance
  • Desire to be a part of the new generation of healthcare professional
  • Good computer skills

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Complete all required record keeping forms/charting upon resident’s admission, discharge, transfer
  • Receive verbal orders from attending/alternate physician and transcribe
  • Initiate Resident Care Plan upon admission
  • Follow Interdisciplinary Team Plan of Care for each resident
  • Supervise assigned care staff
  • Complete documentation on each individual resident as required to reflect the care provided as well as the resident’s response to the care
  • Communicate with residents, designated support member and physician on change of condition and medical care
  • Administer medications and professional services such as catheterization, tube feeding, suction, applying and changing dressings
  • Communicate closely with Interdisciplinary team members

Benefits & Allowances:

  • Positive, supportive work environment
  • Direct patient care without time restrictions to build patient relationships
  • Continuing Education opportunities
  • Excellent health benefits
  • 401(k)

If you are seeking a change to an environment that reflects your skills, professionalism and love for residents, we would like to meet with you in person to discuss this great opportunity.  Join a professional team that is redefining the next generation of long term care!