Licensed Nurse - RN / LPN

  • Carson Tahoe Care Center
  • 1001 Mountain Street
  • Posted: Apr 02, 2019
Nursing

Job Description

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Carson Tahoe Care Center will specialize in transitional rehabilitation and memory care. The two-story, 98,000 square foot community is specifically designed to deliver high-quality care to our residents and patients. The building will feature beautiful mountain views, rooftop patio, robust activity center, high-tech rehabilitation gym, and award-winning services such as our Expressions Memory Care Program.:

Build Your Healthcare Career with Prestige Care:

Prestige Care is a family-owned and operated industry leader in the skilled nursing, assisted living, and rehabilitation space. As a Prestige Care team member, you are more than just an “employee,” you are part of our family. With a company focus on career development and advancement, there are many opportunities for advancement at our over 80 communities and care centers in 8 Western states. The healthcare career opportunities are endless and we look forward to collaborating with you to achieve your professional goals. Check out the career path that you can take with Prestige Care below:

Prestige Care offers a comprehensive benefit package including:

Medical, dental and vision coverage:

HSA/FSA Accounts:

Employer Paid Group Life and ADD insurance:

401(k) plan with w/Company Match:

Paid Vacation and holidays:

Continuing Education and Professional Development Programs:

Scholarship/Tuition Reimbursement Program:

Employee Assistance Program:

Employee Discounts: Cell Service, Theme Parks and much more!:

** Benefits may vary based on location and status.



Position Details:

Status: Full-Time/Part-Time/On-Call

Shift: Day/Evening/NOC

Schedule: Various

Working Hours Start: Various

Working Hours End: Various

SUMMARY:

Carries out and assists in the delivery of nursing services to residents, including oversight and direction for caregivers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Maintains and supports good working processes for care staff ensuring continuation of services to residents understands the assisted living philosophy
* Supervises nonprofessional staff in the daily delivery of resident care, schedules job assignments and develops nursing unit priorities and assists in identifying substitutes for staff absences.
* Monitors work assignments, provides feedback, evaluates performance, and redirects services as directed by Resident Care Manager or Director of Nursing Services of pertinent problems.
* Prepares or assists with new admissions, transfers, and discharges, providing direct resident care as determined by resident condition.
* Completes treatments and procedures, as ordered by the physician, and within scope of practice and related training while observing resident condition and reporting changes to physician and Resident Care Manager.
* Evaluates and records residents’ needs and responses to medications and administers medications as ordered by the physician and directs medication aides accordingly.
* Monitors resident skin condition and reports changes or new problems to physician and Resident Care Manager and monitors residents on alert status.
* Completes incident forms, transcribes and carries out physician orders and notifies family and physician as directed.
* Documents all pertinent information on interdisciplinary notes and 24-Hour D.N.S. report form, and documents medications, treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records.
* Respects resident rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy and property.
* Assists others with lifting, and attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings.
COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents’ families, visitors and staff.

Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to residents, employees, the facility, and company information and records.

Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits. Complies with the attendance policy.

Maintains neat appearance, good personal hygiene, and appropriate attire. Assists with special projects as assigned and performs other related duties.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

May be required to supervise the care staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have a current, unencumbered LPN or RN license. Excellent written and oral communication and motivational skills are essential to success. Ability to creatively problem-solve in both resident care and employee management situations. Must be able to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodations.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

LPN Certificate, Associate Degree in Nursing or Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Minimum of 1 year working in geriatric nursing, including experience with medication administration, delivery systems and pharmacies preferred. Geriatric experience or coursework an asset.