Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC
Lake Zurich, IL, US
Sep 07, 2017
Oct 08, 2017
Contract Type
Job Description

$24.00 per hour

Night Nurse needed_10p-6a shifts

Cedar Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care is a beautiful senior living community

in Lake Zurich, IL. We have opportunities for LPNs or RN's to join our team and would love to meet you! We are seeking energetic, friendly nurses with love of serving seniors.

Supports the health and well being of residents through ongoing clinical monitoring and support. Provides assistance to community nurses, caregivers and medication personnel to help ensure regulatory compliance and clinical excellence.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with the community's multidisciplinary team, and as directed by Supervisor, assist in coordination of the resident admission process including screening, assessment and care needs to determine whether the community team can meet the prospects required level of care
  • Document and report care provided and resident observations including unusual or significant changes in physical, mental, or behavioral conditions
  • Ensure care is delivered as indicated in resident care plans
  • Respond to emergency needs as designated by community policies
  • Maintain a working knowledge of state regulations, policies and procedures, dictated for compliance
  • Assist with medication and treatment administration and ensure medications are administered per physician orders
  • In coordination with Supervisor, monitor, audit and ensure that the medication system meets State-specific and community standards
  • As directed, review and coordinate completion of incident reports that are health or injury related and develop/monitor plans of correction in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Assist in the coordination of care and services with other outside providers including resident physicians

Team Member Expectations:

  • Preserve and protect the privacy, confidentiality and security of all medical records, proprietary and other confidential information relating to, its residents, Team Members, activities and affiliates, in accordance with all applicable laws (especially HIPAA)
  • Promote the company in a positive manner and lead by example, modeling our core values in everyday behavior
  • Understand how to approach and communicate with all residents including those who are cognitively impaired
  • Treat residents, family members and other team members with dignity and respect while responding to their needs
  • Maintain and sustain a safe community and workplace
  • Follow Companies Policies, Procedures, and Manuals
  • Accept other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • LPN
  • Graduate from an accredited school of practical nursing
  • Current nursing license
  • Has experience in community or long term care settings
  • Possesses geriatric assessment skills
  • Is knowledgeable in dementia care
  • Has the ability to train staff and to assess systems and implement systems
  • Is organized and self-directed
  • CPR certification
  • One to three years experience in assessment and geriatric nursing
  • Current state registration

Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, and move frequently during working hours
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. floor to waist, lift 10lbs. waist to shoulder, lift and carry 40 lbs., and push/pull 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents
  • Understand and adhere to Resident Confidentiality and HIPPA regulations

Required license or certification:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $24.00 /hour

Required education:

  • Associate
Company Description

Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is a leading developer, owner and operator of Retirement, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities across the United States. Our team of seasoned professionals has decades of combined expertise in all aspects of the senior housing experience. We are considered a leader and innovator in senior living. Ranked in the top five senior living companies for excellence by its peers, the privately held company operates senior living communities in 12 states from New York to Oregon. Spectrum currently employs a staff of more than 2,600 and oversees more than 4,100 apartments. Celebrating its 12th year of operations, the rapidly growing company will manage over 4,700 senior apartment homes by 2018.

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