11 Sep
LPN/RN's needed
Idaho, Lewiston / clarkston

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We are 100% employee owned. We offer a fun, flexible, and fast-paced working environment that offers many opportunities for growth and change. If you are passionate about resident care and are looking for next step in your career this would be a great opportunity for you!!
GENERAL SUMMARY
Under general supervision, provides general nursing care to residents in the Center in compliance with state and federal regulations. Oversees work of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), and Medication Aide (when applicable) to validate their compliance with nursing standards, state and federal regulations and laws, and Center policies.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - CLINICAL
1. Obtains and administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing
techniques. Documents same according to Center policy and standards of practice.
2. Obtains supplies and prepares equipment to aid physician during treatments and examinations of
residents.
3. Observes resident, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor, family,
(responsible party) and physician of resident's change in condition and reaction to drugs, treatments,
and significant incidents. Documents same according to Center policy and standards of practice.
4. Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and
assess condition of resident. Notifies parties as above and documents according to Center policy and
standards of practice.
5. Provides supervision and directs Nursing Assistant's function in compliance with state and federal
regulations and Center policies.
6. Administers appropriate disciplinary action for nursing staff non-compliance with state and federal
regulations and Center policies and processes.
7. Keeps resident family and physician informed of any changes in resident behavior, medications, or
conditions of health.
8. Modifies resident care plan, care directives, Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and Aide flow sheets in
conjunction with resident changes in condition.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - UNIT MANAGEMENT
1. Oversees the proper administration of total care to residents.
2. Interprets, implements and enforces Center policies and processes.
3. Notifies resident responsible party and physician of changes in resident status, and coordinates care
plan revisions as appropriate.
4. Participates as assigned with monthly physician re-cap process.
5. Completes Quality Assurance audits and tasks as assigned.
6. Supervises the CNA staff.
7. Assigns and assists with meal and rest breaks for CNAs.
8. Assists in the orientation and training of new CNAs.
9. Prepares written job performance evaluations which are reviewed by the Director of Nursing Services
(DNS).
10. Counsels subordinates and takes disciplinary action, including suspension of employees when
necessary.
11. Recommends termination of CNAs to DNS.
12. Is in charge of the unit, and in the absence of administrative personnel, is in charge of the Center.
OTHER DUTIES
1. May rotate among various clinical services of the Center.
2. Participate in Center Committees (per assignment or volunteer).
3. Other duties as assigned appropriate to the position.
EDUCATION, LICENSURE, & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
2. Current licensure in the state of employment.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of nursing process, particularly as it relates to geriatric residents, long-term
care, and rehabilitation.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
1. Requires mental maturity to deal with fast-paced work environment, with occasionally combative
residents.
2. Tolerance for body secretions, strong odors, exposure to diseases, and varied room temperatures.
WORKING CONDITIONS
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job.
1. Exposure to blood and body fluids in Classifications I, II & III
2. HBV vaccination available.
3. Exposure to unpleasant odors.