Registered Nurse (RN) Description

Responsible for planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and directing care programs for all residents.

Responsibilities

  • Provide health care needs specific to each resident’s records, follow correct procedure and complete all required documentation to ensure delivery of care:
  • Coordinate and implement the delivery of resident care
  • Complete assessments and write service plans for current and prospective residents
  • Responsible for maintaining electronic health record
  • Responsible for notifying doctor and family of any health concerns
  • Responsible for documenting resident’s health concerns
  • Uphold confidentiality and Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations
  • Assists with medication management
  • Monitor medications for all residents who receive medication management every 30 days
  • Ensure med documentation and tasks are completed each shift
  • Assure appropriate medical information is relayed between shifts
  • Train new and existing employees
  • Conduct health care related portion of the new hire orientation and onboarding
  • Train each new and existing employee, thoroughly, in his/her duties and in the policies and procedures as they relate to their position
  • Participate in the safety team:
  • Be a part of the safety team and committees as assigned
  • Use and train on proper body mechanics
  • Be responsible for proper disposal of hazardous materials
  • Train on the use of personal protective equipment, as required, and monitor staff for appropriate usage
  • Review and follow up on incident reports. Ensure incidents are documented and entered into electronic health record.
  • Schedules teams for adequate and appropriate care
  • Supports community Director as designated manager on duty and “on call” designee for after hours and weekends
  • Other duties as assigned

Secondary

  • Customer Focus
  • Responds to customer needs in a timely and courteous manner. Treats customers with dignity and respect. Deals with confidential information appropriately.
  • Communication
  • Have good listening skills. Communicates in a clear and concise manner. Keeps others informed and shares information appropriately.
  • Maintain all confidentiality and HIPAA standards.
  • Problem Solving
  • Assesses what needs to be done and responds accordingly. Suggests solutions to problems.
  • Teamwork
  • Cooperates and puts forth a good effort to achieve the work group’s goals. Offers to assist co-workers. Appreciates individual differences and is willing to accept other’s opinions.
  • Dependability
  • Meets attendance and punctuality expectations. Follows responsibilities through to completion. Accepts responsibility for his/her decisions and actions.
  • Safety
  • Uses proper body mechanics. Follows safety policies and procedures. Ensures that work areas are orderly, clean and free of hazards.
  • Productivity
  • Completes assignments and duties in a timely manner. Prioritizes tasks and manages time well.
  • Quality Improvement
  • Works to prevent error and to improve processes and services.
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Strives to understand and accept differences among co-workers and customers. Handles conflict in a positive manner. Shows respect for the needs and feelings of others.
  • Cost Control
  • Uses supplies and resources carefully and efficiently. Looks for ways to reduce costs when possible.
  • Professional Development
  • Maintains current knowledge in field and licensure/certification, if applicable.

Required Skills & Abilities

  • Two years’ experience in working with persons with dementia including leading groups, creating social interactions, assistance with ADLs.
  • Experience assessing resident needs and developing approaches to reduce discomfort/enhance daily well-being
  • Must be able to relate professionally and positively to community staff
  • Must meet state regulatory requirements for the position.
  • Experience working with seniors is preferred.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • RN – Registered Nurse, current state of employment
  • CPR Certification
  • Must be able to work irregular hours, weekends and evenings.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to drive and travel to various sites as needed.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged periods of standing and moving.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times with or without assistance.

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account

Current Openings

Hired candidates will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, valid references, pre-employment drug test, and other pre-employment practices as required by law. EOE.

About Cornerstone Management

Cornerstone Management believes in creating healthy living environments for our senior communities. Our management services offer a unique blend of senior management experience, passion for the well being of residents, entrepreneurial spirit and family values. Cornerstone believes the interests of our residents and healthy bottom line for the property owner are the key interests to be considered.