LPN or RN Part Time 7am-7:30pm
Job DescriptionGENERAL SUMMARY: The Charge Nurse is a LPN or RN who is responsible for the overall nursing care/service on his/her shift, including the accurate and timely administration of medications, treatments, documentation and emergency calls, as indicated. PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Essential Job Duties: 1. Supervises direct care of residents and nursing personnel on his/her shift.2. Administers direct care as necessary.3. Gives and receives shift reports.4. Rounds twice a shift to assure proper care is rendered in a safe and clean environment.5. Keeps physicians and families aware of changes in resident's condition.6. Assists in developing comprehensive care plans. Other Duties: 1. Maintains the self respect, personal dignity, and physical safety of each resident.2. Maintains accurate documentation of all care rendered.3. Responds to resident emergency call system.4. Interfaces with other disciplines to assure continuity of care and services.5. Accompanies physicians when making rounds.6. Encourages restorative care in order to obtain maximum resident independence.7. Participates in family/resident counseling as necessary.8. Assists with the orientation and evaluation of nursing personnel.9. Attends in-service training and education sessions, as assigned.10. Assures proper functioning of equipment and adequate supplies.11. Administers first aid/emergency care to employees when necessary and assesses whether to send the employee off site or by 911 for additional care.12. Performs specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor. RequirementsQUALIFICATIONS: 1. LPN or RN currently licensed in the State. Must have current CPR certification. 2. At least 6 months nursing experience in long term care setting preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting; must be able to stand/walk for up to 70% of the work day; must be able to lift, transfer, turn and position residents weighing up to 125 lbs. unassisted, or with the assistance of one for a resident weighing over 125 lbs. May be subjected to offensive odors and combative behavior. Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. frequently, and 50 lbs. occasionally. May be exposed to communicable diseases including the HIV and HBV viruses. Must be able to work paying close attention to detail with frequent interruptions.Company DescriptionA leader specializing in senior living communities for over four decades, Life Care Services, An LCS Company, is renown for ensuring the satisfaction and well-being of residents. More than places to live, our communities, like Blakehurst, are carefully planned and created neighborhoods of convenience, companionship, celebration, service and security, where residents can enjoy their lives to their fullest. We are experts in virtually every aspect of the senior lifestyle.If you're looking for a career on a strong supportive team doing meaningful work with seniors and their loved ones, take a closer look. You'll join others who've quickly found that Blakehurst is the kind of place where people decide to build a career. Blakehurst offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits plan.