Eastbrook 3819 Chesterfield Avenue
Jan 21, 2019Full-time
Join us in transforming how patients in our community make the journey from the hospital to their homes in a completely new environment. Become a part of the "transitional care" revolution in healthcare. Use your skills and your calling to help patients recuperate, recover, and gain strength so they can thrive at home. $5,000 Sign-on Bonus-New State of the Art Building PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:: * Performs initial resident assessment * Identifies resident’s physical needs, psychosocial needs, and problems * Assesses resident’s response to medications and/or treatments * Monitors closely unstable residents; calls physician when indicated * Organizes resident care assignments to meet needs, including deployment of assigned staff * Prioritizes needs appropriately * Participates in care planning, discharge, admission and other meetings when assigned or requested * Implements resident education plans when appropriate * Delivers appropriate nursing care to individual or groups of residents * Utilizes therapeutic verbal and non-verbal interventions with residents * Seeks supervisory assistance appropriately * Assists residents in preparing for and attending scheduled activities * Assumes and carries out responsibility for leadership of nursing care team when assigned * Communication with other health care team members such as physicians, nurses, CNAs, social workers, and psychologists regarding resident status and response to treatment * Helps provide a safe and suitable environment for residents * Makes every effort to maintain residents’ safety, comfort, and peace of mind * Respects residents’ rights * Assists and teaches the resident to be as self-sufficient as possible * Observes and constantly teaches aides in care of residents for safety and total resident care, in compliance with established policies and procedures and state regulations. * Practices and oversees that restorative nursing measures are taken * Maintains accurate and complete resident’s records, summaries, care plans, nurse’s notes, doctor’s orders, admission and discharge summaries. Job Requirements: * EDUCATION: * Hold a valid license as a Registered Nurse in WV * Maintains current CPR certification OVERTIME REQUIREMENT: Because our residents require assistance around the clock, the ability to work overtime is a requirement for this position and can include Saturdays and Sundays when necessary.