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Charge Nurse (RN / LPN)

$1500.00 hire bonus for LPN$3000.00 hire bonus for RNAny Questions? Contact HoodRiverAdministrator@prestigecare.com
Job Summary:
The Charge Nurse (RN) or (LPN) supervises and directs daily nursing activities and care of residents under the supervision of the Director of Nursing and as prescribed by the physician, ensuring compliance with accepted standards of nurse practice and regulation. Promotes a positive physical and psychosocial environment for the residents.
Essential Functions:
The Charge Nurse RN/LPN supervises nursing department staff in the daily delivery of resident care, monitors and schedules job assignments and develop nursing unit priorities.
Assists in filling shifts by contacting staff to fill in for staff absences.
Provides direct resident care when needed, as determined by resident condition and available staff, completes treatments and procedures as ordered by the physician.
The RN/LPN observes and assesses resident condition, reporting changes to physician and Resident Care Manager, administers medications as ordered by the physician and directs Medication Aides accordingly.
Evaluates resident response to nursing interventions and alters care plan through ongoing assessments.
Completes quality care audits as assigned, ensure equipment and work areas are clean, safe, and orderly, and ensure strict adherence to procedures regarding hazardous chemicals and fire safety.
Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously with respect, dignity and promote resident rights.
Documents all pertinent information on interdisciplinary notes and the 24-hour D.N.S. report form, documents medications administered, treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records.
Prepares or assists with new admissions, transfers, and discharges. Document all pertinent information on interdisciplinary notes and 24 hour D.N.S. report form, document medications administered, treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records. Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the residents, employees.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
Must have a current, unencumbered LPN or RN license in the state or the ability to obtain one. LPN certificate, Associate Degree in Nursing, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Minimum of one year working in geriatric nursing, including experience with medication administration, delivery systems and pharmacies.
One year in a supervisory/management position, with experience with budgets, staff development, training and scheduling.
Excellent written and oral communication and motivational skills are essential to success.
Ability to creatively problem solve in both resident care and employee management situations.
Individual must be a team player, well organized, and flexible.
EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED
Hood River Care Center
Hood River Care Center is located in a residential neighborhood nestled among the pear and apple orchards overlooking the beautiful Hood River Valley. Our staff believes that every resident is an individual and we take great care to communicate and learn the activities that add comfort to their day.
With that goal in mind, we provide quality health care programs that promote rehabilitation of the whole person -- physically and emotionally - always striving for quality through deliberate and constant improvement of services.
In addition to the many amenities, Hood River Care Center offers Prestige's award-winning Expressions Memory Care Program, designed to make our residents feel accepted, important, comfortable??? at home. Expressions creates a buffer against fear and the stress of dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment through activities that stimulate the body and mind, and enrich the life of our residents.
Any Questions Contact: HoodRiverAdministrator@prestigecare.com
Prestige Care is about people helping people, and is rooted in a philosophy of caring based on our core values - respect, integrity, commitment, and trust - that are at the center of all we do. Our mission is to provide quality care, guided by a compassionate heart and our promise is to personally touch lives every day. At Prestige we offer a dynamic and collaborative environment where you will not only make a difference in the lives of others every day; you have the opportunity to grow professionally, learn new skills and advance your career.
We also offer a full benefits suite to eligible employees that includes the following:
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
HSA/FSA accounts
Employer paid group life and AD&D insruance
401(k) plan with company match
Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays
Employee Assistance Program
Commitment to career development and continuing education
Scholarship/ tuition reimbursement
Flexible scheduling
Employee discounts: cell service, theme parks, and so much more!
Benefits may vary by location


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