Staff Registered Nurse / Licensed Practical Nurse

Keystone Villa At Douglassville Douglassville , PA 19518

Posted 4 weeks ago

Looking for an experienced RN or LPN to act as Nurse Supervisor for 3rd shift in our community. Full-time and Part-Time positions available. Competitive wage and benefits available for all full-time employees including generous Paid-Time Off Package, 401k with employer match, Short-Term Disability, and more! Apply today and join our team!


The nurse is a licensed professional employee who provides services to help maintain and strengthen a resident's independence and dignity in a family life atmosphere. This employee will give medical assistance when needed, assist with social maladjustments or any other situations developing. The nurse will supervise and direct all Resident Assistants.


  • Must be a licensed registered nurse from an accredited school.

  • Current licensure by the State Board of Nurse Examiners.

  • Geriatric experience preferred but not mandatory

  • Evidence of good health.

  • Exhibit emotional and mental maturity.

  • Basic nursing knowledge.

  • Broad knowledge of medications.

  • Knowledge of the elderly and their medical needs.

  • Ability to supervise and motivate others.

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision a self-starter.

  • Ability to work well with others in the medical profession.

  • Geriatric experience preferred.

  • Associate degree or equivalent from a 2-year college or technical:


The duties of this position include the following:

  • Ability to supervise and motivate others.

  • Willing to work at stated times including flexible hours.

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

  • Supervise the activities of Certified Nurse Aide/CCHHA, including Caregivers, HHA (Caregivers) work assignments.

  • Understand and respect the need for confidentiality about the details of his/her work.

  • Ability to work well with others in the medical profession, Executive Director and Department Managers.

  • Ability to handle families courteously and diplomatically.

  • Medication administration.

  • Ability to exercise independent judgement and to make quick decisions.

  • Ability to deal with emergencies quickly and efficiently.

  • Ability to maintain accurate and legible records including nursing assessments, nurse's notes, progress notes, adverse reactions to medications, unusual incidents, follow up assessments to pain.

  • Familiar with Department of Health regulations for personal care.

  • Utilize holistic approach in all aspects of care.

  • Assist residents with all medications according to established procedures.

  • Complete all treatments ordered by physicians.

  • Make medical assessments requiring physician attention.

  • Make decisions related to medical emergencies for residents, staff and visitors.

  • Direct rehabilitative process for residents as required.

  • Maintain resident files, medication records, etc. according to policy of community.

  • Exhibit professional, service-oriented attitude.

  • Knowledge of policies and procedures of the community.

  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings and in-service as directed.

  • Complete and record periodic documentation, i.e. monthly vital signs and weights, etc.

  • Supervise serving of meals: monitor DR during meals to be available to handle emergencies and monitor resident's appetites.

  • Attempt to replace nursing staff call outs for the following shift.

  • Keep work areas orderly and clean.

  • Assist any physician who comes to facility to see patients. Contact primary physician before consulting any specialist, i.e. psychiatrist, cardiologist, therapist, etc.

  • Ability to work well with other departments, Administrator, Marketing, Dietary and Facilities.

  • Set good examples for Caregivers by showing good taste in attire, language and demeanor.

  • Monitor quality of care given by Caregivers and help teach them correct ones.

  • Adjust on Caregiver assignments PRN.

  • Use positive reinforcement techniques with PCA's as well as corrective ones.

  • Must be able to pronounce death.

  • Teach PCA's correct use of equipment and assistive devices as needed by residents.

  • Read communication book form days off.

  • Rotate wing assignments monthly.

  • Be flexible to adjust to changes in routines and procedures as community grows and changes.

  • Follow up immediately if resident returns from doctor's appointment without paperwork.

  • Equipment is to be handles and put away properly.

  • All resident service staff may not take a break at the same time a staff member is to be available for calls.

  • Help in any area needed i.e., direct assistance with ADL's meals, activities, cleaning, laundry, etc.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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