LPN/RN Staff Nurse - Assisted Living

Employer
Abrams Assisted Living
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 28, 2022
Closes
Nov 30, 2022
Ref
719787863
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Work in a *_brand-new assisted living community_* in a great location at the Old Walter Reed Complex in Northwest DC (The Parks DC).This position has primary responsibility for the health care needs of the residents of Abrams Assisted Living.We use PointClickCare for documentation and offer a relaxed and supportive work environment.*DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES**Health Services: ** Complete new/prospective resident assessments, and update annually or more often as changes in condition occur.* Create new resident care plans, and update annually or more often as changes in condition occur.* Provide staff training related to each resident's care plan.* Keep accurate records of all physician's orders for medications and treatments.* Ensure signed orders are completed for all medications.* Work with pharmacies to have correct supply of medications on hand.* Administer medications to residents.* Provide staff training and testing on medication administration.* Supervise those employees trained for medication administration and provide daily oversight and on-going training.* Document all staff training regarding medication administration.* Provide care to residents who need nursing services.* Schedule and facilitate family/staff care planning meetings at least every 6 months or more often if needed.* Document all nursing notes in the electronic medical record (PointClickCare).* Assist with resident emergency situations.*Miscellaneous: ** Work in coordination with the Director of Nursing, keeping them informed of the residents' needs and problems.* Support and enforce infection-control policies and procedures.* Participate in community emergency and safety programs.* Provide input to the Director of Nursing on the evaluation of CNAs and Certified Medication Aides.* Assist in reviewing facility policies and procedures.* Participate in Monthly Quality Committee Meetings.* Maintain professional conduct and adheres to all HIPPA regulations regarding confidentiality.*Minimum Requirements for the LPN Role: ** Previous experience working within the senior living community.* Ability to communicate effectively at a professional level in writing and verbally.* Is resourceful and willing to satisfy both ordinary and extraordinary needs of prospective residents/families.* Must be able to work flexible hours.* Must be computer literate and be efficient in the use of electronic health records (EHR).* Ability to use the internet for research and emailing.*The minimum licensure and certification requirements of the position are: ** RN or LPN in the District of Columbia or eligibility for DC licensure.* Current Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification.* It is expected that every employee will seek out educational opportunities and take any necessary steps to stay current in their professional field of expertise.*Physical Requirements: ** Must possess fully functioning sense of sight/hearing or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to allow that job position requirements are fully met.* Must be able to lift, carry, stand, bend, squat, crawl, reach, kneel, push, pull, and twist using good body mechanics for sustained periods of time.* Must be able to lift/push up to 50 pounds.* Stand and walk for long periods of time.* Frequently withstand warm to hot temperatures* Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability to cope with the physical and emotional needs of the position.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $32.00 - $42.00 per hourBenefits:* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Evening shift* Overnight shift* Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:As a healthcare provider, Abrams Assisted Living and its employees follow the current guidance from the Department of Health related to COVID-19 precautions and vaccinations.Application Question(s):* Are you fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or willing to be?* Do you have a current nursing license in the District of Columbia?Work Location: One location

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