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Restorative Nurse - Full Time

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Regency Care Of Arlington Arlington , VA 22201

Posted 2 months ago

BENEFITS

  • Medical Plan: Major Medical Insurance with HSA plan and prescription coverage

  • Dental Plan: Guardian Voluntary Dental Plan (various levels of coverage available)

  • Vision Plan: Guardian VSP Network (various levels of coverage available)

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Paid Bereavement Leave

  • Company Paid Life Insurance (Voluntary Supplemental Term life is offered and available through Lincoln Financial Group)

  • Voluntary Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance is available through Lincoln Financial Group

  • 401K

Job Description:

Assists with restorative programs as indicated through range of motion exercises, positioning, ambulation, activities of daily living, dining programs, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Except as specifically noted, the following functions are considered essential to this position. However, in no way do the following responsibilities imply that these are the only duties you will be required to perform.

Administrative Functions

  • Verify the identity of the resident before providing care, serving meals, etc.

  • Record all entries on flow sheets, notes, charts, etc., in an informative and descriptive manner.

  • Report all changes in the resident's condition to the Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse as soon as practical.

  • Report all accidents and incidents you observe on the shift that they occur.

Associate Relations/Functions

  • Follow work assignments, and/or work schedules in completing and performing your assigned tasks.

  • Cooperate with inter-department personnel, as well as other facility personnel to ensure that nursing services can be adequately maintained to meet the needs of the residents.

  • Perform all assigned tasks in accordance with our established policies and procedures, and as instructed by your supervisors.

  • Report all complaints and grievances made by the resident.

  • Notify the facility when you will be late or absent from work.

  • Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit and shift.

  • Attend and participate in scheduled in-service to maintain current certification as a Nursing Assistant.

  • Attend and participate in annual mandated OSHA training, TB management, bloodborne pathogens standard and others as required.

Personal Nursing Care Functions

  • Follow established policies concerning exposure to blood/body fluids.

  • Assist residents from room to physical therapy, either by wheelchair or walking with ambulatory residents.

  • Required to transfer residents prior to performing various exercises with the resident. May utilize the assistance of another aide if necessary.

  • Assist residents with range of motion exercises, walking, and light aerobic activities.

  • Weigh and measure residents as instructed.

  • Perform the correct principles of positioning, i.e. bed positioning, sitting, use of a wheelchair, use of splints, shoulder slings, restraints, etc.

  • Assist residents with the proper usage of devices, i.e., crutches, canes, walkers, etc.

  • Demonstrate proper usage of adaptive dressing equipment for dressing, bathing and eating.

  • Assist with the restorative dining program to include an understanding of dysphagia management and use of adaptive equipment for eating.

  • Document progress of individual residents.

Safety

  • Wash hands before and after performing any service for the resident.

  • Follow established safety precautions in the performance of all duties.

  • Keep floors dry. Report spills immediately.

  • Keep excess supplies and equipment off the floor. Store in designated areas.

  • Wash wheelchairs, walkers, tube feeding poles, etc., as instructed.

  • Report all safety violations.

  • Report any communicable or infection disease to the Director of Nursing and/or to the Infection Control Coordinator.

Residents Rights

  • Ensure that you treat all residents fairly, and with kindness, dignity, and respect.

  • Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information.

  • Ensure that nursing care is provided in privacy.

  • Knock before entering the resident's room.

  • Report all grievances and complaints made by the resident to the Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse.

  • Report all allegations of resident abuse and/or misappropriation of resident property.

  • Honor the resident's refusal of treatment request. Ensure that such requests are in accordance with the facility's policies governing advance directives.

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Restorative Nurse - Full Time

Expired Job

Regency Care Of Arlington