Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society Estes Park , CO 80511
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Senior Living - Assisted Living Clinical RN
Location: 0850 - GSS Estes Park Village
1901 Ptarmigan Trail
Estes Park, Colorado, 80517
Employment Type: Full-Time
Hourly: 27.30 - 27.30
This position collaborates, monitors, documents and provides health related services in assisted living according to resident service plan; assesses residents initially and ongoing to ensure residents needs can be met by the assisted living community and performs the following according to policies and procedures and federal, state and location requirements.
Interviews potential residents and assesses residents in compliance with regulations and policy and procedure. Uses assessment information for admission and continued stay in the assisted living community.
Ensures all residents meet assisted living qualifications as identified in the occupancy agreement. Establishes a service plan for each resident and evaluates on an on-going basis. Responsible for initial and annual instruction and competency verification of unlicensed staff.
Delegates nursing tasks to competent unlicensed staff in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act. Is responsible for overall management of medications, including set up of medications or delegating the administration of medications following State specific rules and providing clinical support regarding unusual resident or staff events or medication issues. Works under the direction of the supervising RN, preforms tasks as delegated.
Reports changes to RN supervisor or appropriate healthcare provider for direction and consultation. Communicates with physician appropriately. Assures physician's orders are noted and processed.
Monitors overall health status of residents and documents observations and care provided to residents appropriately. Receives and shares information with direct care staff. Communicates with resident family members appropriately.
Directs and assists with resident, family/significant other education. Provides and documents educational in-services in health related areas.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Licensure for state of practice is required. Prior work experience in like or related position may be helpful.
Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities.
Knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include: health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit: https://www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits