• Staff Nurse

    ID
    2020-3059
    Category
    Health and Wellness
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Part-Time
    Location : City
    Northglenn
    Location : State/Province
    CO
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    At Northglenn Heights, caring for seniors isn’t a job, it’s a lifestyle. Our care staff loves what they do and a lot of them have been caring for our residents for more than 10 years. But, what makes Northglenn really special is our residents. You might hear some other retirement communities talk about finding “a place for mom,” but at Northglenn, we want to be more than a place on a map. We want to be an extended family, a home for Colorado seniors. From proud veterans to retired school teachers, farmers, and housewives, any senior is welcome at Northglenn Heights. We have a diverse, eclectic family here at Northglenn, and that’s the way we want it to stay.

     

    If you or a loved one are looking for a senior living community where residents feel connected and valued, we’d love to meet you. Call us today to schedule a tour.

     

    Now Hiring Full or Part Time Staff Nurse, LPN

     

    “Would be required to work every other weekend, shift would be 11:00am-7:00pm but this could change depending on staffing, weekend shifts may be 9am-5pm, holidays required and must be flexible on shifts.”

     

    This position is responsible for assessment of resident health status for both new and existing residents and the subsequent development of the care or service plan. Under the direction of the Director, Health and Wellness, this position is responsible for routine communication with direct care staff, medication aides, other nursing staff, the Director, Health and Wellness, and the Administrator about the needs of residents and maintaining compliance with all regulatory standards. Provides ongoing audit and reviews clinical systems to ensure compliance with State regulations and policies.

    Responsibilities:

    • Communicate with Director, Health and Wellness on resident needs on an as needed basis to ensure consistent quality services.
    • Participate in providing hands on care and specific nursing tasks as required and in support of the resident’s care plan.
    • Provide clinical support and training of care staff in support of continuing education requirements for care staff.
    • Assist in transcription of physicians’ orders and the review of new physicians’ orders.
    • Maintain the proper certifications required by local and state licensing agencies which include on-going in-service trainings, accreditations, specific coursework and certifications.
    • Foster teamwork with co-workers, show initiative in overcoming obstacles, take actions which assist others beyond job responsibilities, and have a positive impact on co-workers, and visitors.
    • Seek out and perform other duties as assigned or needed.

    Requirements:

    • Must have compassion for and desire to work with seniors!
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Valid State Nursing License as a Staff Nurse (RN or LPN/LVN). Certifications as required by state.
    • Must have 1 year of experience as a nurse or caregiver preferably in an Assisted Living or Memory Care community. Supervisory experience of 6 months or more in a health-related field.
    • Must be able to read physician orders and match to Medication Administration Records for residents. Understanding of medical terminology adequate to pass medications and communicate with medical professionals.
    • Effective written and verbal communication with all residents, families and visitors
    • Experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel. Understanding of human resource rules.
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.

    Apply with your resume and cover letter TODAY to schedule your interview for this exciting opportunity!

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