Job Description

Requisition ID
2017-1264
# of Openings
2
Job Locations
US-CO-Denver
Category (Portal Searching)
Nursing

Overview

Our home serves a community of persons who range in age from early 20s to mid-90s. The majority of these people live with the challenge of chronic mental
illness. Our second largest population served is people with progressive multiple sclerosis.

We have programs and services to address emotional as well as clinical needs of these persons. North Star is additionally pleased to partner with our local PACE provider when their participants need 24 hour care. We are a lively community working in collaboration with multiple partners and engaged in the
larger community

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

Currently, North Star Community is seeking a Full-time REGISTERED NURSE (RN) at their 85 bed skilled nursing community located in Denver, CO.

As a Nurse in a VIVAGE community, you will: Provide Direct and Individualized nursing care, including administering medications and treatment to a range of resident’s medical needs; Assist with supervision of nursing staff; Consult and coordinate with Physicians and health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate resident care plans and resident care needs and have the opportunity of use and expand on your nursing skills.

A successful REGISTERED NURSE (RN) in our community has these traits and attributes:

  • 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.
  • Participate in employee performance evaluations, determining your shift’s staffing requirements.
  • Make recommendations to the Nurse Supervisor concerning employee dismissals, transfers, etc.
  • Respond to family concerns and complaints.
  • Establish open lines of communication between all nursing personnel.
  • Coordinate resident care with other departments.
  • May act in the absence of the Director of Nursing or Administrator/Executive Director.
  • Maintain confidentiality and rights of resident, family, employee, and facility information in compliance with PHI HIPAA policies and applicable regulations.
  • Maintains safe work environment and exhibits safe work practices.
  • Attend care plan meetings as assigned.
  • 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 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
  • One year experience in a long-term care environment preferred.
  • Point Click Care experience preferred.

North Star 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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