Night Nurse (FT or PT) in Nursing Home

Employer
Shalom Park
Location
Denver, CO, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 04, 2017
Closes
Sep 27, 2017
Ref
2ac376ee5
Specialty
OR / PACU
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Shalom Park is looking for a full-time nurse leader (RN) and a part-time nurse (RN or LPN) on our night shift. We are a unique long-term care community focusing on the well-being of elders and staff.

  1. FT Nights = 4 x 8-hr shifts per week (includes e/o weekend)
  2. FT Nights = 4 x 8-hr shifts per week (Mon-Thu - no weekends)
  3. PT Nights = 3 x 8-hr shifts per week


If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply at: https://shalompark.vikus.net/jobs/P9svdx9H-Ey3TyCMUFlWSA

What you have:
Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing in Colorado (strong LPN may be considered)
At least two years' nursing experience in sub-acute or long-term care (leadership experience is a plus)
Flexibility, initiative, determination, professionalism, and a good heart

What you'll get:
Access to our state-of-the-art wellness center! You have the option of finishing your night shift and swimming in our therapeutic pool, walking the lazy river or relaxing in the whirlpool. If you would rather do cardio or lift weights, that's available too. We hope you get the idea that a position at Shalom Park involves both taking care of our elders and yourself.

Onsite Wellness Center with gym and warm-water pool
Employee Discounts in Bistro
Education Reimbursement Program
Access to benefits to help you remain physically and financially healthy
An opportunity to do the best work of your life

Our opportunity:
In conjunction with nursing leadership, is responsible for setting resident-directed quality care and quality-of-life standards in the community as well as evaluating and implementing person-directed policies and procedures. Provides leadership to night shift care partners and general nursing care to patients in nursing home facility.

Provides clinical supervision to all night shift staff and is on-call to solve complex clinical issues

Ensures notifications are made as needed during the night and changes are relayed to appropriate staff

Addresses unmet resident psychosocial needs

Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension

Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing standards

Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient

Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies the Physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents; may notify supervisor as needed

Performs nursing assessments to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient

Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol

Documents interventions, patient behaviors and physical assessments for assigned patients

Initiates a patient/family-education plan according to the needs of the patient/family as prescribed by Physician

We are motivated by our desire to "Honor our Fathers and Mothers." We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our residents, and the community we serve. We challenge the status quo and ask how we can improve what we do. We hire kind and adaptable people with the heart and desire to help our residents and one another.

Extensive background check is required.

Company Description

Shalom Park is truly honored to be making profound differences in peoples' lives. Our commitment to improving the world and caring for all, including those who are unable to pay for their care, is a genuine expression of the time-honored values of our founders. We are grateful for the generosity of so many who support our mission to provide personalized and compassionate healthcare for individuals of any faith, race, ethnicity, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Shalom Park provides professional healthcare services designed specifically for seniors.

As a not-for-profit organization, we recognize that every person is unique. That is why our innovative al-a-carte services allow us to design a customized solution for each persons needs.

Shalom Park is proud to employ compassionate, skilled people who are committed to serving seniors in a friendly, engaging environment.

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