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Senior Living Nurse - LPN/LVN or RN

Company: Cedar Ridge
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Who are We?As a JEA Senior Living community and certified Great Place to Work, we are an established and dedicated senior living care provider, where every team member takes great pride and responsibility in creating Meaningful Moments for our residents. We strive to make each resident interaction positive, meaningful, and unique to them. Through an in-depth understanding of our resident's life stories, we are able to Honor their Experience of Aging and create an environment that feels just like home.If you are interested in building your health care career, providing holistic care for our residents and their families, and would like to see what our community has to offer, apply online and join our amazing team. Certified by our employees as a Great Place to Work for our 2nd Year in a row! 93% of our associates shared "My work has special meaning; this is not "just a job." 95% of our associates shared "People celebrate around here" 94% of our associates shared "I'm proud to tell others I work here" 91% of our associates shared "People care about each other here"Apply via our Indeed ad or Visit our Careers Page to see other available opportunities.Questions about the application process? Come visit us and our staff will be happy to assist youJob Highlights Generous PTO Policy An employee engaged Scheduling system Employee Appreciation events; Attendance Programs, New employee Referral Program Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Benefits 401K Retirement PlanMinimum Eligibility Requirements:Current state LPN/LVN or RN LicensePrevious experience working with the elderly in a healthcare settingPrevious supervisory experience preferredAbility to establish effective relationships with residents, family members, and staffStrong documentation skillsAbility to represent the facility in a positive and professional manner Essential Functions:Resident CareParticipates in the narcotic countSets up, dispenses, and documents all resident medicationsResponsible for maintaining orderly medication cart, medication room, and accurate medication administration recordsMonitors the daily care of all residentsPerforms skilled nursing tasks as defined by company policy and procedure, and as allowed by state lawExercises independent discretion in responding to resident emergencies, determining a need for and contacting emergency services, and/or physician and family, as appropriateDocuments observations, concerns, changes in resident conditions, incidents and/or accidents, and ensures that follow-up documentation occurs until the issue is resolvedReports observations, concerns, and changes in resident condition to Health Services Director (HSD) or AdministratorCommunicates resident needs and concerns to family members and physiciansCommunicate with family members, physicians, and other outside healthcare providersRecords and implements physician orders, following appropriate procedures for fax and telephone ordersEnsures that information and interventions recorded on resident service plans are implemented by CaregiversReceives reports from caregivers before end of shiftGives report to oncoming Charge Nurse or Lead CaregiverReceives report from outgoing Charge Nurse or Lead Caregiver Supervisory/ManagementMakes Caregiver shift assignments and ensures that assigned duties are completed in a satisfactory mannerMonitors performance of caregivers for compliance with established policies and procedures, and to ensure quality resident careReports Caregiver performance issues to HSD or Administrator and provides input for Caregiver performance evaluationsManages shift coverage when staff members call in sick for the oncoming shiftParticipates in Caregiver orientation and trainingResponsible for scheduling and other staffing duties, as requestedConducts building tours when requestedActs as Manager on Duty for the assigned shift in absence of Administrator or HSDDeals appropriately with a family member and visitor concerns or complaints, documenting the issues and actions taken through the appropriate reporting mechanismManages minor physical plant issues that arise during assigned shift, reporting as necessary to Maintenance Director and AdministratorLocks outside doors (p.m. shift); unlocks outside doors (a.m. shift)Other job duties as assigned

Keywords: Cedar Ridge, Cedar Park , Senior Living Nurse - LPN/LVN or RN, Other , Cedar Park, Texas

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