Job Description

Requisition ID
2017-1448
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-CO-Lakewood
Category (Portal Searching)
Nursing

Overview

Allison Care Center serves as a premiere Memory Care and long-term care community specializing in caring for those with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia, as well as those needing chronic disease management, and services to promote rehabilitation and wellness.

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

The primary responsibility of your job position is to provide direct 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.

  • Coordinate resident care with other departments.
  • Assist with training, supervision, appraisals and corrective action for nursing personnel.
  • Provide resident care according to physician orders.
  • Administer medications and treatments.
  • Communicate changes in resident's condition.
  • Perform administrative duties such as: completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.
  • Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.
  • Make rounds to assess quality of care performance and teamwork by employees, assuring quality service.
  • Complete accident/incident reports.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/JOB TRAINING

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved Registered Nurse program.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.

EXPERIENCE

  • One year experience in a long-term care environment preferred.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN 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.
  • CPR certification required

Application Instructions

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