Columbus Oaks Healthcare Community is a long-term, award-winning, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility located in Columbus, TX. We offer short and long-term services, as well as rehabilitative programs distinctly designed to meet our residents’ personal needs. We are hiring for caring, warmhearted nurses who are seeking an opportunity to do meaningful work and an opportunity to put a personal touch on improving the lives of others. Our nurses experience the daily joy of enriching the lives of others, while building genuine relationships with patients and their families. Become part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team of professionals who share their positive attitudes and compassionate hearts with every patient, family, and co-worker.

Qualifications: Health-Able to meet performance requirements of this job. Graduate from an approved school of nursing. Licensed to practice in the state of Texas. Participate in continuing education so that he/she has knowledge of current trends and new developments in nursing and maintains license. Ability to learn, absorb, and apply professional training; follow doctor’s orders and keep records in prescribed manner. Ability to perceive changes in patient behavior and recognize symptoms and the ability to communicate effectively in writing, by telephone, and in personal. Ability to organize work procedures, assume responsibility, and tactfully supervise others. Special interest in geriatric nursing.

Duties and Responsibilities: Assure all staff has been assigned duties. Make rounds on each wing, with specific attention to high acuity patients. Monitor each wing to ensure that appropriate nursing care (according to established policies and procedures) is being provided and that doctors and families are being provided and that doctors and families are being notified of changes in patients’ condition. Assume responsibility for assisting with medication and treatments as needed (includes IV fluids and IV meds). Assist with admitting patients as required. Maintain the self-respect, personal dignity, and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain highest level of self-care possible. Assist physician during rounds. Supervise LVNs. Make changes in staff schedule as indicated by absence and illness and contact additional help to obtain their services where needed. Carry out personnel disciplinary actions (written, verbal warnings, suspension, and termination) promptly and effectively as stated in personnel policies and amendments. Maintain the security of the premises and direct unauthorized persons coming on the premises to leave. Relieve other shifts if needed. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience: Supervising: 1 year (Preferred)

License: Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)