06 Mar
Senior Living Nurse – LPN/LVN or RN
Nebraska, Omaha / council bluffs

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:



  • Current state LPN/LVN or RN License

  • Previous experience working with the elderly in a healthcare setting

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred

  • Ability to establish effective relationships with residents, family members, and staff

  • Strong documentation skills

  • Ability to represent the facility in a positive and professional manner


Essential Functions:


Resident Care



  • Participates in narcotic count

  • Sets up, dispenses, and documents all resident medications

  • Responsible for maintaining orderly medication cart, medication room, and accurate medication administration records

  • Monitors the daily care of all residents

  • Performs skilled nursing tasks as defined by company policy and procedure, and as allowed by state law

  • Exercises independent discretion in responding to resident emergencies, determining need for and contacting emergency services, and/or physician and family, as appropriate

  • Documents observations, concerns, changes in resident conditions, incidents and/or accidents, and ensures that follow-up documentation occurs until issue is resolved

  • Reports observations, concerns, and changes in resident condition to Health Services Director (HSD) or Administrator

  • Communicates resident needs and concerns to family members and physicians

  • Communicate with family members, physicians, and other outside healthcare providers

  • Records and implements physician orders, following appropriate procedures for fax and telephone orders

  • Ensures that information and interventions recorded on resident service plans are implemented by Caregivers

  • Receives reports from caregivers before end of shift

  • Gives report to oncoming Charge Nurse or Lead Caregiver

  • Receives report from outgoing Charge Nurse or Lead Caregiver


Supervisory/Management



  • Makes Caregiver shift assignments and ensures that assigned duties are completed in a satisfactory manner

  • Monitors performance of caregivers for compliance with established policies and procedures, and to ensure quality resident care

  • Reports Caregiver performance issues to HSD or Administrator and provides input for Caregiver performance evaluations

  • Manages shift coverage when staff members call in sick for the oncoming shift

  • Participates in Caregiver orientation and training

  • Responsible for scheduling and other staffing duties, as requested

  • Conducts building tours when requested

  • Acts as Manager on Duty for assigned shift in absence of Administrator or HSD

  • Deals appropriately with family member and visitor concerns or complaints, documenting the issues and actions taken through appropriate reporting mechanism

  • Manages minor physical plant issues that arise during assigned shift, reporting as necessary to Maintenance Director and Administrator

  • Locks outside doors (p.m. shift); unlocks outside doors (a.m. shift)

  • Other job duties as assigned