Job Description

Requisition ID
2017-1225
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-CO-Denver
Category (Portal Searching)
Nursing

Overview

Highline Rehabilitation and Care Community offers one of Denver’s premiere post-acute rehabilitation programs for fast recovery and return to home. Our 36 spacious Post-Acute Transitional Care suites, complete with a state-of-the-art therapy gym, private entrance, upscale amenities offer a complete recovery program tailored to your personalized needs.

If you are a guest staying for post-acute rehabilitation, our concierge program will tend to your individualized needs including personalized shopping, transportation, etc. Highline also features a secure memory care environment.

Our management company, VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING, is a nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry. VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING is dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. We bring “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!

Responsibilities

Highline Rehabilitation and Care Community is looking for a RESTORATIVE LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN) at their 135 bed skilled nursing community located in Denver, Colorado.

The primary responsibility of the RESTORATIVE LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE is to provide direct restorative nursing care to residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times.

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct restorative nursing procedures, as well as its programs and activities.
  • Develop, maintain, and periodically update written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department.
  • Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary.
  • Determine the staffing needs.
  • Recommend the number and level of nursing personnel to be employed.
  • Assist in calculating the number of direct nursing personnel care on duty each shift.
  • Ensure that all nursing assistants are enrolled in or have graduated from an approved training program.
  • Develop work assignments and schedule duty hours.
  • Make daily rounds of the nursing service department to ensure all nursing personnel are performing their work assignments.
  • Review complaints and grievances made or filed by department personnel.
  • Ensure that disciplinary action is administered fairly.
  • Participate in the interviewing and selection of residents for admission.
  • Develop a written plan of care for each resident that identifies the problems/needs, indicated the care to be given, goals to be accomplished, and which professional service is responsible for each element of care.
  • Prepare and plan the nursing service department’s budget and submit to the Administrator.
  • Schedule, attend, and participate in nursing service meetings.
  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
  • Perform all other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LPN/LVN in this state.
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.
  • One year experience in a long-term care environment preferred.

Highline Rehabilitation & Care Community is proudly a managed facility of

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled

No Agencies or Affiliates, please!

Application Instructions

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