Staff Nurse, Sacred Heart Home, Avilla, IN:
Presence Health

Presence Health
Avilla Indiana

Requisition ID: 46658

Location: PLC Sacred Heart Home

Location Address:
515 North Main, Avilla, IN  46710-9410 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Evening




The Staff Nurse I – Senior Services oversees the delivery of care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation to assigned patients in skilled nursing and extended care facilities. Collaborates with supervisors, physicians and other clinical disciplines in making decisions regarding patients’ care. Directs and guides patient teaching and activities of ancillary personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing.




  1. Performs assessment and develops a plan to focus on the resident’s physical, psychological and social needs.
  2. Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure and other vital signs to detect deviations and assesses condition of patients.Administers prescribed medications and intravenous infusions. Assumes responsibility for correct dosages and maintaining correct infusion rates.
  3. Documents nursing interventions, patient reactions, effectiveness of treatments, and condition complications. Communicates information to charge nurse, peers and physician.
  4. Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing interventions. Modifies the plan of care focusing on age and development status and patient outcomes.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience                                                              

Graduate of an accredited nursing program required.


Previous experience in a long term care setting or acute hospital preferred.    


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Registered Nurse with a current Indiana License required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.



Business Unit: PLC Senior Services


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Basic Qualifications