Charge Nurse (Male, Age 48) in Albuquerque, NM

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleCharge Nurse
Salary$60,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationAlbuquerque, NM
Years Experience2 years

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Years in Career0
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Income Rating0 / 10
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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Rehab facility deaing in PT, OT, ST, and heealth care for medically fragile patients.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I administer all medications, respiratory treatments and medicare charting for a unit of 24 patients

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Healthcare, dental care, 401k

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
well compensated

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
No

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
No

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.

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A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8amAt Home
8am to 9amAt Home
9am to 10amAt Home
10am to 11amAt Home
11am to 12pm
12pm to 1pm
1pm to 2pm
2pm to 3pmArrive at work, receiv report from off going nurse, count narcotics, review medition administration record, review treatment logs, and set out CNA assignments for the unit
3pm to 4pmBegin firt med pass, review patients on the hall, report labs to physicians and update orders as necesssary
4pm to 5pmFinish med pass and begin to set up for dinner hour.
5pm to 6pmAssist in Dining room with meal, observe patients for eating, not choking, and meal percentages
6pm to 7pmChart at the desk for medicare compliance.
7pm to 8pmBegin HS med pass and begin treatments as needed
8pm to 9pmFinish med pass and finish charting.
9pm to 10pmReview CNA charting books, take dinner break, finish up loose ends and fill out report or the oncoming nurse at 2300
10pm to 11pmTie up looose ends
11pm to 12amReport off to oncoming nurse and go home

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