Riddle Village, a lifecare retirement community, is seeking Registered Nurses to join our nursing team to fulfill the role of Charge Nurse!
Current Shifts Available: Full Time (7:00 am - 3:30 pm.) and Pool/PRN
About Riddle Village and Our Employees:
Riddle Village offers the best value among life care communities in the Delaware Valley. The community was developed to meet the retirement and healthcare needs of active, independent adults age 62 and better. Should it ever be needed, Riddle Village's lifecare protection plan provides access to the Community's health care services onsite, offering both assisted living and skilled nursing. In addition, Riddle Village offers all of the social, recreational, educational and cultural activities a resident could want in a vital, thriving community. The Community is proud to provide our residents with several dining venue options, offering fine dining, buffet, pub-style, and caf services.
Considering all of the services and amenities available to our residents, it is easy to understand why Riddle Village is considered retirement living at its finest. But none of this would be possible without our exceptional, dedicated associates. Riddle Village's culture has a simple philosophy, "Smile and say hello, everything else will follow". Everywhere you turn in the community, you are greeted with a warm smile and a welcoming hello. With over 300 dedicated associates, there is always someone offering our residents a helping hand, a caring ear to listen, or just a friendly smile to let you know that we are all part of the team and together we will continue to make Riddle Village the best community possible. If you are enthusiastic about working with the elderly and you are looking to be part of an incredible team and pleasant work environment, then Riddle Village may be the place for you!
About the Charge Nurse/RN Position:
The primary purpose of the Charge Nurse/RN position is to supervise the day to day nursing care performed by Medication/Treatment Licensed Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services or Nurse Supervisor to ensure the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. If you are friendly, sociable, love the elderly, thrive in a fast-paced environment and have excellent supervisory and customer service skills, then this may be the job for you!
Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or is a graduate of an approved RN program.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in the state of Pennsylvania.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language in an understandable manner
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedure, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.
Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
(With or without the Aid of Mechanical Devices)
Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
Must be able to speak and write the English language
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies.
Must meet the general health requirements set for by the policies of this facility, which include a medical and physical examination.
Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disables, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times, hostile people within the facility.
Must be able to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds and carry 10-20 pounds for short distances. Must be able to push, pull, and move residents, equipment, supplies, etc., up to 200 pounds with assistance of a co-worker or assistance device (i.e. wheelchair, cart, etc.). These requirements should be met with or without reasonable accommodation.
May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.