The primary responsibility of this position is to implement and maintain established nursing objectives and standards, provide direct nursing care to the residents and supervise the day to day nursing activities performed by the CNA’s.
Complete required recordkeeping in regards to your role in admitting, transferring and discharging residents.
Coordinate with nursing staff and support personnel daily to plan the shifts’ services, programs and activities to ensure the resident’s total regimen of care is maintained.
Prepare and administer medications and review medication cards for completeness and accuracy.
Review resident care plans for appropriate resident goals, problems, approaches and revisions based on nursing needs.
Plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care.
Provide leadership to nursing personnel and make daily rounds of your unit to ensure staff is providing direct care in accordance with resident’s care plan and wishes.
Develop and maintain rapport with nursing staff, other department personnel, residents, family members, and all other individuals involved in resident’s care.
Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.
Qualifications and Skillsets:
Must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN in this state.
Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
Must chart nurses’ notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident and resident’s response to care.
Experience with Electronic Medical Records and computer documentation systems.
Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
Upon hire, all employees will be drug tested, criminal background checked and DMV checked for driving company vehicles. If you have any questions regarding the employment checks, please contact the human resource department.
The Avamere Family of Companies represents a group of independent companies dedicated to senior’s health and well-being. We take great pride in offering “a continuum of care” which allows seniors to stay independent and active. With more than forty retirement communities and skilled nursing facilities in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Colorado, the Avamere companies are responsive to the changing personal needs of seniors.
Avamere full time employee benefits package includes: medical, 401K retirement plan, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, ID theft recovery services, wellness program, and voluntary dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability and AD&D coverage.
Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer;