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RN/LPN Assisted Living Full-Time Days 5:30am-6pm

Job number:

22-43

Category:

Nursing positions

Department:

Nursing

Status:

RN/LPN Assisted Living Full-Time Days 5:30am-6pm

Schedule:

Days 5:30am-6pm schedule is variable to include every other weekend

Description:

JOB SUMMARY

The Assisted Living Nurse will be responsible for directing the patient care of residents in assisted living during assigned times.

DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Follows the roles and responsibilities of a nurse with staff and residents according to the policies and procedures of the facility.
  2. Prepares and passes medications and treatments as scheduled and provides appropriate documentation. Administers PRNs and documents results as obtained.
  3. Knows the condition of all residents on the unit. Documents changes in conditions, physician visits or pertinent comments regarding the residents.
  4. Supervises the other AL staff and assists with care of the residents, including, but not limited to: meal serving, personal care, laundry, and any orders on the resident flow sheets specific and individualized. Tidies rooms, utility areas, and equipment.
  5. Completes nursing histories and assessments on all new residents, including: temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height, weight and assessment of skin condition. The LPN assists the RN with the assessment as indicated. The nurse oversees the completion of all necessary admission paperwork.
  6. Assists with preparing the care plans including updates and noting changes. The care plan includes: scheduling baths, ADL skills needed, special adaptive equipment, etc.
  7. Reports problems or changes of a resident/patient to the medical care provider, if necessary. Follows the Alert Charting Policy.
  8. When accidents occur involving visitors or residents, completes a Quality Management Memo and forward to the DNS as soon as possible. Notifies family and physician if an accident occurs, including falls, skin tears and bruises.
  9. When accidents involving staff occur, instructs staff to complete an online Employee Injury Report and completes the Supervisor’s Report online if applicable.
  10. Contacts family and completes documentation if a resident’s condition changes.
  11. Carries out new orders given by Providers.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Washington State license and have completed an approved course for a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Must have current CPR certification.
  • Previous experience in a nursing home/Assisted Living facility is preferred.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, follow oral/written instructions in English and have basic computer skills.
  • Consistent attendance is essential.

Closing:

Open until filled

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