|Date Posted||April 18, 2019|
|Company Name||Country Meadows Retirement Communities|
|Address||4025 Green Pond Rd|
Make a difference...in your life and the lives of others.
***Sign on bonus available of $2,000 for Full-Time 3p-11p RN’s***
A co-worker’s job title is only the beginning of who he/she is to our residents because here, each co-worker serves a position and a purpose. We care for our residents the way we all would want to be treated: with dignity, compassion and respect. To honor the care and commitment that they offer to our residents every day, we work hard to provide a rich benefit package, an environment which encourages career development and competitive compensation.
RN Oversees and assists in organizing all nursing services on unit in conjunction with Assistant Charge Nurses.
Routine Functions of the Position:
• In conjuction with the Charge Nurse, supervises C.N.A.’s responsibilities, monitors the accuracy and completness of their work.
• Works in conjunction with Staff Development Coordinator, the DON and members of staff to ensure that all new co-workers receive a thorough and complete orientation. Also completes evaluations of staff in a timely manner.
• Makes rounds and visits each resident at the start and end of shift and as needed.
• Evaluates all emergency situations and determines appropriate action in conjunction with the DON, physician and responsible party.
• Notifies physician and responsible party when there is a noted change in a resident’s physical and/or mental status, in a timely manner.
• Accompanies physicians when they make rounds and ensures that physicians complete all necessary documentation.
• Maintains accurate and thorough medical records and monitors the accuracy and thoroughness of staff member’s documentation.
• Initiates resident’s Plan of Care in accord with identified problems and assessment of the resident’s condition in accord with the physician’s orders and updates the Plan of Care as necessary and inputs into the computer in a timely manner.
• Initiates disciplinary action for members of staff in accord with policies and procedures. Reports actions to the DON.
• Renders hands-on nursing care as necessary, including, but not limited to, bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring, administration of medications, and treatments as needed.
• Other duties as assigned
• Ability to multitask.
• Must be dependable, punctual, self-motivated, and able to work without constant supervision.
• In case of fire or other internal disaster, assists in evacuating residents to exits.
• Protects resident rights and confidential information according to state and federal laws.
• Observe for any signs of resident abuse or neglect. Takes immediate action to prevent harm and report incidents according to company policy and state law.
Critical success factors:
• Must be dependable, kind, sympathetic, and respectful, and otherwise demonstrate good judgment concerning the rights of others.
• Must engage in good grooming habits and professional conduct toward residents, families and staff.
• Must be able to work and communicate effectively with others.
• Must demonstrate an appropriate understanding of relationships between and among residents, families, and Center Personnel.
• Able to manage, supervise, lead, direct, plan, coordinate, staff, develop and make decisions independently. Must utilize approved process of corporate office accordingly. As well, must convey and communicate accurately to corporate office of overall operations and important center matters.
• Requires standing, walking, twisting, bending, pushing, kneeling, stooping, stretching, and lifting a minimum of 50 pounds.
• Requires normal range hearing and vision, hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
• Must be capable of operating: commercial and personal washers and dryers; dishwashing equipment; vacuum cleaner; call bell/intercom/telephone systems.
• Stand / walk up to eight hours a day.
• Frequently support up to 70 pounds.
• Secure proper assistance for transferring and lifting of residents as needed.
• Workplace includes the entire campus excluding the attic.
• Push/Pull up to 100 pounds
• Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and must possess and maintain a current license as a RN issued by the Commonwealth of PA.
• Must have prior nursing experience in a long-term skilled nursing facility or in an acute care facility.
• Must be able to manage and supervise a nursing unit and to make independent decisions.
• Must be able to lift a minimum of 100 pounds, as necessary for the lifting, with assistance, of residents from their beds to a chair and from a chair to their beds, and as otherwise required in assisting residents as part of their nursing care plans.
• Have the ability to understand and speak English at a level which allows the safe, efficient performance of the job.