Licensed Practical Nurse

Provision Living Chattanooga , TN 37402

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Nurse Job Description

Job Title: Nurse

Reports to: Director of Nursing

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary

As the Nurse, reporting directly to the Director of Nursing, you will provide direct care of residents by providing healthcare & optimal living conditions for seniors in a loving, caring and nurturing environment in accordance with Federal, State and Local regulations. This position is responsible for the health needs of the residents and maintaining the well-being and overall experience of the residents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Directly supports the Director of Nursing by providing on-call relief.

  • Oversees and ensures the delivery of quality care and services to our residents in compliance with the regulations pertaining to care plans and resident assessments.

  • Ensures the delivery of care to residents to ensure that emotional, physical, psychological and safety needs are met through all program services and activities.

  • Ensures infection control, pharmaceutical and physical/chemical restraining policies and procedures are followed.

  • Administers medications and/or treatments for all or a selected group of residents, adhering to facility policies and procedures.

  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.

  • Oversees and assures completion of any required documentation in the resident's medical record.

  • Completes accident and incident reports, and monthly infection control logs according to facility policy.

  • Maintains current knowledge of scope of practice for self and others and recognize legal implications when making nursing judgments.

  • Informs the Director of Nursing, or other appropriate staff regarding changes in resident physical, emotional or behavioral status, orally and via the Stop and Watch tool.

  • Initiates and contributes to the plan of care for residents, according to resident needs and policy, to promote continuity of care from admission through discharge or transfer.

  • In the absence of the Director of Nursing the Nurse will be responsible for the overall nursing operations of the facility.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor Degree and 0-2 years of experience OR

  • Associate degree and 2-4 years of experience

  • Accredited LPN or RN degree

  • Applicable state licensure, required

Benefits:

We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, employee assistance program, and employer paid basic life and AD&D insurance.

Compensation:

We offer a competitive compensation

Night Shift / 6pm to 6am Sign- on Bonus: $1,500 total - $750 in 30 days from hire, $750 at 90-days of employment

Skills/Experience

  • One to two (1 - 2) years of nursing experience in a senior care community with proven leadership and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated compliance with State and Local regulations as well as professional standards and practices.

  • Collaborative team player able to establish effective working relationships with team members.

  • Demonstrated experience in promoting a high level of customer service and hospitality towards and among all residents, associates, and visitors.

  • Self-motivated to accomplish goals with a strong sense of accountability for results.

  • Demonstrated communication excellence, verbally and in writing; comfortable presenting to large groups.

  • Possess an appreciation of seniors and an understanding of the aging process.

  • Must possess a general knowledge of laws and restrictions regarding Assisted Living, Memory Care and Independent Living (where applicable), as well as a solid understanding of opportunities and limits of other levels of care within senior living.

  • Must exhibit and promote a high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all prospects, residents, visitors, employees and the overall community.

Travel

Travel is not required.

Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 50lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee's ability to see near and far distances.

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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