RN/LVN for retirement community

Employer
The Samarkand Retirement Community
Location
Santa Barbara, CA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 18, 2019
Closes
Jun 25, 2019
Ref
14c56e356
Contract Type
Permanent
Join us as we create joy and peace of mind for our residents! We are seeking an RN/LVN for The Samarkand Retirement Community. This position is responsible to direct and ensure quality resident and employee services at The Samarkand Clinic during weekends and evenings for residential and assisted residents. This position works in cooperation with the Resident Services Director, Assisted Living Director, Assisted Living Nurse, and Clinic Nursing staff.

Along with other duties, this nurse position:
  • Provides a variety of clinic services to all campus residents through established clinic hours and through routine and emergency visits to residents in their apartments. Demonstrates understanding of various levels of health care and intervenes appropriately to promote optimal use of services. Responds quickly and professionally to emergency medical situations. Inspires confidence from residents.
  • Follows up on residents in assisted and residential as requested by assisted living nurse and clinic nurse. Communicates changes in condition, emergency situations, and other resident concerns to the appropriate nurse, director and/or administrator. Fills out incident reports, writes in nurses notes as appropriate in RL and AL charts.
  • Assists Personal Care Aides as requested with routine or emergency services to Assisted Living Residents.
  • Makes visits to residential and assisted living residents who have moved temporarily to another level of care, and upon their return.

Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in nursing. Experience in an RCFE setting strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with medical tools and equipment
  • Ability to build rapport with resident
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

We have shifts available in the evenings and weekends. Depending on your availability, this could be a full time or part time position. Join the Team!

Company Description

The Samarkand Retirement Community is located in beautiful Santa Barbara, CA. We are part of Covenant Retirement Communities, a faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) organization. From the establishment of our first community Covenant Home of Chicago in 1886 to becoming the sixth-largest not-for-profit CCRC sponsor in the LeadingAge Ziegler Top 150, our goal has been to provide outstanding care and services to senior adults.

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