Senior Life Services RN

Position: Senior Life Services Registered Nurse

Department: Senior Life Services

Status: Full Time


Nature of Work:

Under the supervision of the department of nursing, this position as a licensed registered nurse bears responsibility and accountability for the nursing care.  Inherent in the practice is the nursing process; the assessment of the patient status, the plan of nursing actions, the implementation of that plan, and the evaluation of the plan.  The registered nurse assesses and monitors client’s health status and physical care needed at admission and while clients are in the program.  The registered nurse performs comprehensive assessments, takes off physician’s orders, monitors and reconciles medications and provides health education for clients and families as needed or requested.  They function as a member of the Multidisciplinary Treatment Team and perform administrative, clerical, and other tasks according to program policy.  They demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of performance.

Education and Experience:

  1. Graduate of an accredited college of nursing, with an Associate or Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Current State RN Licensure.
  3. Certification in gerontological or psychiatric nursing desirable.
  4. Acute-care clinical and/or psychiatric nursing experience required.
  5. CPR Certification
  6. First Aide Certification
  7. Microsoft knowledge/computer proficiency


  1. Performs comprehensive admission assessment to gather: presenting complaints, history, listing all medications.
  2. Prepares patient’s Medication Administration Record (MAR) listing all allergies.
  3. Develops a nursing plan of care, implements and documents nursing interventions that are part of the Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Plan.
  4. Consults with Medical Director/Provider, Psychiatrist, Therapists, and other Healthcare providers in Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Plan.