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Registered Nurse (RN) / Travel / Long Term Care

MAS Medical Staffing

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Geriatric/Long-Term Care Nurse

New Hampshire

Currently looking for a Geriatric Nurse for a great opportunity in the New Hampshire area. The ideal candidate will hold a current nursing license and possess 1-2 years of long term care experience. This individual will work with elderly patients with diseases that affect aging adults.

Responsibilities of the Geriatric/Long-Term Care Nurse

  • Assist doctors in providing health care and support to elderly patients
  • Help to bathe bedridden patients to prevent bedsores
  • Understand patient’ s medications and administer them to clients as and when due
  • Help to conduct regular screenings and routine check-up on patients
  • Help to assess the cognitive skills and mental status of their patients
  • Observe, understand, and manage peculiar old age health concerns like incontinence, insomnia, loss of strength and appetite, sexual issues as well as mobility challenges
  • Help to educate the families and caregivers of their patients on the best ways to care for them and keep them safe
  • Assist doctors with medical examinations and administer prescribed treatments
  • Help to maintain a chart for their patients in order to have accurate records of patient’ s medical history, treatment plan and progress
  • Help to perform prescribed tests on their patients, like blood pressure checks, temperature, respiration, pulse and blood sugar.

Requirements of the Geriatric/Long-Term Care Nurse

  • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
  • Must have current nursing or RN license-
  • 1-2 years of long term care experience
  • Interest in elderly care
  • Must have BLS
  • Ability to multitask and have critical thinking skills, which allow them to take initiative when needed
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Boscawen, NH 03303
Boscawen, NH 03303
AGENCY OVERVIEW
MAS Medical Staffing
156 Harvey Road
Londonderry, NH 03053
Summary

MAS Medical Staffing focuses on providing personal attention to every candidate and client served. Our medical staffing agency offers candidates the best resources and support in career placement for travel, per diem and perm assignments. MAS concentrates on staffing all Nursing specialties, along with Allied Health professionals working in Physical… Learn more


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