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2700 Memorial Park Dr., Brownwood, TX 76801

Pecan Bayou is seeking to add an experienced RN or LVN to join our team!

  • Night shift available

Are you a dedicated Nurse passionate about long term care and looking for a progressive career in healthcare? Do you want to work with a leader in the rehabilitation arena, specializing in long term care? As a Charge Nurse you will assess resident needs, develop individual care plans, administer nursing care, evaluate nursing care and supervise Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) in the delivery of nursing care. In this role, you will be involved in hiring, orientation and monitoring the nursing staff and training them to do their best while working closely with doctors, administering medications and maintaining accurate documentation of treatment.

Job Responsibilities

You will supervise the nursing unit and coordinate the effective use of personnel, supplies, equipment and facilities. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing staffing patterns and census of nursing units; reassigning personnel when necessary to ensure residents needs and budgetary controls are met
  • Managing and analyzing patient care following admission/readmission; conducting initial assessment for newly admitted or readmitted patients
  • Assisting in creating and implementing care plans that address individual residents’ needs
  • Administering medications, IV therapy, gastronomy tube management as well as some wound care
  • Monitoring residents and communicating changes to physicians
  • Ensuring appropriate documentation of resident care and maintaining medical records to ensure safe, efficient and therapeutic care to residents
  • Troubleshooting and investigating complaints, taking necessary action to resolve problems as necessary

The qualified RN will have a degree in nursing from an accredited Nursing program. Additionally, you must have:

  • RN or LVN License, in good standing
  • 1 year of experience as a nurse, experience in a long-term care facility preferred
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and maintain confidentiality and react decisively in emergencies
  • Exceptional supervisory skills, taking a proactive role to supervising and developing nursing team
  • Excellent training skills, ability to provide hands-on training to nursing staff
  • Good problem solving and independent thinking skills
  • Case management skills, comfort with client relations
Job Category: LVN RN
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Brownwood Pecan Bayou Texas

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