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Registered Nurse PRN

Job ID 5716391 Date posted 09/13/2017

Description

Looking for a fun place to work with competitive pay, great benefits, and tuition reimbursement? Tallgrass Creek is the premier Senior Living Community in Overland Park. We are looking for individuals to join our team who are highly motivated and ready to learn new skills.  
SUMMARY: This position provides clinical leadership to the household including dispensing medications, observing residents’ condition and communicating with the Physician/NP and family /responsible party as needed.  The Registered Nurse CC participates in planning, organizing, directing and facilitating the clinical operations of the household to ensure regulatory compliance, nurture a person-centered and resident directed culture, and strengthen the ability of the household to grow as a separate effective home, and promoting individual and team learning in the household.  Registered Nurse CC’s are teachers and role models of professional nursing practices to household staff and resident advocates for quality clinical care.  The Registered Nurse CC provides each resident with professional licensed nursing observations and evaluations and coordinates their care with other household staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Care Role Model
  • Interacts with all residents and families in a personal and caring way
  • Treats residents with dignity, respect, and affection.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, energy, flexibility in support of care team effort to maximize residents’ daily choices
  • Actively participates in the Dining Experience, i.e., serving, clearing, cueing, and feeding based on residents’ abilities
  • Works collaboratively with all members of the Neighborhood’s multidisciplinary team
  • Actively participates in household duties, i.e., light housekeeping, resident daily care, programming, resident personal laundry
Gerontological Clinical Expert 
  • Uses skilled interventions as ordered to provide symptom management and relief
  • Recognizes residents’ pain or discomfort and provides pharmacological and non- 
  • pharmacological interventions to alleviate symptoms
  • Documents in a timely, comprehensive and accurate manner
  • Assumes responsibility for professional growth and meets mandatory educational  requirements
  • Actively participates in High Risk Rounds
  • Identifies and articulates issues to be referred to Corporate Risk Management staff
  • Reviews, investigates, documents and reports resident/family complaints and/or allegations of abuse

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Current CPR certification
  • Computer skills
  • Complete a Safe Food Handling and Preparation Class (within 30 days of hire)
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
College/university or licensed nursing program as required by state Board of Nursing. Related long term care/assisted living experience preferred.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:
Licensed by State as a Registered Nurse.  CPR certification required.
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