Title: Memory Care - Wellness Nurse (Hiring for this position must be approved by VP of Health Services)
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Oakmont of Huntington Beach is a premier senior community situated on a beautifully landscaped campus. Developed by Oakmont Senior Living, (Oakmont of Huntington Beach provides exceptional quality, comfort, and care with five-star services and amenities. Residents enjoy a rewarding lifestyle with the individualized comprehensive support that promotes continuing independence.
Position Mission: The Wellness Nurse is a licensed nurse responsible for coordinating resident care and medication management under the medical direction and supervision of the residents attending physicians in order to ensure the resident remains as independent as possible for as long as possible. The Wellness Nurse works on the scheduled days off of the Health Services Director to provide the community with consistent coverage from a licensed medical professional seven (7) days a week.
Why you should choose a career with Oakmont:
Family owned and operated
401K Retirement Plan and Life Insurance
Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
Emergency Family Fund
Career Growth Opportunities and Years of Service Awards
Relocation and Travel Opportunities
Vacation Days, Personal Time, Holiday Pay and Sick Leave
Communicate with community healthcare professionals, including physicians, discharge planners, nurses and state agencies on the care needs of all residents at the community.
Coordinate incidental medical, dental, vision, hearing and podiatry care for residents.
Perform nursing duties as directed and in accordance with the appropriate scope of the Nurse Practice Act, including administering medications and performing treatments as ordered by a physician.
Provide support to Medication Technicians to ensure competent delivery of medications to residents.
Assist with resident assessment tasks as directed by the Health Services Director.
Conduct staff interviews and observe residents on a continual basis to ensure community staff is informed of changes in residents physical and emotional health. Communicate all relevant resident information to physicians and other healthcare professionals. Alert Executive Director and responsible party to concerns as needed.
Complete thorough documentation in the resident chart on an ongoing basis according to company policy and state regulations.
Review and monitor staff use of the Shift Report daily and participate in the change of shift meeting to communicate pertinent information regarding resident care needs as needed.
Coordinate prescription orders with doctors offices and pharmacy delivery of medication. Oversee the central storage and delivery of medications.
Communicate with residents and responsible parties regarding the communitys preferred pharmacy and incontinence supply programs.
Must be a Licensed Vocational or Registered Nurse holding a valid California nursing license in good standing
Prefer one (1) year experience working in Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE)
Able to safely operate standard household equipment (dishwasher, iron, vacuum, washer, dryer)
Able to operate a personal computer and be proficient in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, etc.)
Able to operate standard office equipment, including fax machine, copier, telephone, etc.
Knowledge of and/or ability to learn the theory and practice of assisted living and dementia care
Able to work with seniors and patiently interact with cognitively impaired individuals
Able to obtain and maintain valid first aid and CPR certification
Able to obtain and maintain a valid Food Handlers certification, as needed
Be mobile and able to perform the physical requirements of the job. Good physical health, verified by a health screening, including a chest x-ray or an intradermal test result not more than 6 months prior or seven (7) days after employment
About Oakmont: Oakmont Senior Living is a recognized leader in the retirement industry, having planned and developed more than 50 retirement communities in the western United States. Oakmont strives to create an atmosphere of family and community among staff, residents and resident family members. We know that caring and meaningful relationships are the foundation for a rewarding life. Our belief and our mission are to treat each member of our community with respect and compassion. Our staff is hand-selected for their skills, previous experience, and passion for working with the elderly. Our practice is to incorporate joy and laughter alongside our expectations of excellence. Walk into our community and feel our pride in ownership and commitment to service.
EEOC: Oakmont Management Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, family medical history or genetic information, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including any recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs.
Oakmont Management Group