Position : Long Term Acute Care Nurse
Speaking with patients to better understand their concerns, needs, conditions, and medical histories.
Admitting, discharging, and doing scheduled rounds to check on patients.
Performing examinations, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, and going over results with patients or the physician, if necessary.
Establishing care or condition management plans, including prescribing medications or other treatments.
Educating the patient and family members about medical conditions and courses of action.
Keeping records regarding patient history, condition, treatments, and progress.
Alerting physicians when conditions worsen or if abnormalities arise.
Participate in the On-Call program, which may include working nights, holidays, and weekends.