Charge Nurse (RN / Lpn)

Prestige Care, Inc Hood River , OR 97031

Posted 5 months ago

Part Time and

Full Time available

Any Questions? Contact HoodRiverAdministrator@prestigecare.com

Hood River Care Center

Hood River Care Center is located in a residential neighborhood nestled among the pear and apple orchards overlooking the beautiful Hood River Valley. Our staff believes that every resident is an individual and we take great care to communicate and learn the activities that add comfort to their day.

With that goal in mind, we provide quality health care programs that promote rehabilitation of the whole person -- physically and emotionally always striving for quality through deliberate and constant improvement of services.

In addition to the many amenities, Hood River Care Center offers Prestige's award-winning Expressions Memory Care Program, designed to make our residents feel accepted, important, comfortable at home. Expressions creates a buffer against fear and the stress of dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment through activities that stimulate the body and mind, and enrich the life of our residents.

U.S. News evaluated more than 15,000 centers nationwide on key service differentiators, including quality of care, safety of residents, health inspection grades, staffing and more. Our Hood River Care Center earned high ratings in these categories and was awarded the "Best Nursing Home" distinction by U.S. News! Learn more about this prestigious distinction here: https://bit.ly/2XQPsdb. Join our award winning care team today!

Any Questions? Contact: HoodRiverAdministrator@prestigecare.com

Prestige Care is about people helping people, and is rooted in a philosophy of caring based on our core values - respect, integrity, commitment, and trust - that are at the center of all we do. Our mission is to provide quality care, guided by a compassionate heart and our promise is to personally touch lives every day. At Prestige we offer a dynamic and collaborative environment where you will not only make a difference in the lives of others every day; you have the opportunity to grow professionally, learn new skills and advance your career.

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:

We also offer a full benefits suite to eligible employees that includes the following:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • HSA/FSA accounts

  • Employer paid group life and AD&D insruance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Commitment to career development and continuing education

  • Scholarship/ tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Employee discounts: cell service, theme parks, and so much more!

  • Benefits may vary by location

Join our nationally-recognized and award-winning care center! We were 1 of only 17 care centers in the entire state of Oregon to receive a 2019 "Bronze" National Quality Award through the American Health Care Association, which honors long term and post-acute care providers that have demonstrated their commitment to improving the quality of care for seniors and individuals with disabilities! Join our high-performing care team today!

Position Details:

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

Shift: Day/Evening/NOC

Schedule: Various

Working Hours Start: Various

Working Hours End: Various

Job Summary:

The Charge Nurse (RN) or (LPN) supervises and directs daily nursing activities and care of residents under the supervision of the Director of Nursing and as prescribed by the physician, ensuring compliance with accepted standards of nurse practice and regulation. Promotes a positive physical and psychosocial environment for the residents.

Essential Functions:

  • The Charge Nurse RN/LPN supervises nursing department staff in the daily delivery of resident care, monitors and schedules job assignments and develop nursing unit priorities.

  • Assists in filling shifts by contacting staff to fill in for staff absences.

  • Provides direct resident care when needed, as determined by resident condition and available staff, completes treatments and procedures as ordered by the physician.

  • The RN/LPN observes and assesses resident condition, reporting changes to physician and Resident Care Manager, administers medications as ordered by the physician and directs Medication Aides accordingly.

  • Evaluates resident response to nursing interventions and alters care plan through ongoing assessments.

  • Completes quality care audits as assigned, ensure equipment and work areas are clean, safe, and orderly, and ensure strict adherence to procedures regarding hazardous chemicals and fire safety.

  • Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously with respect, dignity and promote resident rights.

  • Documents all pertinent information on interdisciplinary notes and the 24-hour D.N.S. report form, documents medications administered, treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records.

  • Prepares or assists with new admissions, transfers, and discharges. Document all pertinent information on interdisciplinary notes and 24 hour D.N.S. report form, document medications administered, treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records. Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the residents, employees.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a current, unencumbered LPN or RN license in the state or the ability to obtain one. LPN certificate, Associate Degree in Nursing, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

  • Minimum of one year working in geriatric nursing, including experience with medication administration, delivery systems and pharmacies.

  • One year in a supervisory/management position, with experience with budgets, staff development, training and scheduling.

  • 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.

  • Individual must be a team player, well organized, and flexible.

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED


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