Skip to Main Content
← Back to Jobs

RN LPN Memory Care

Elk Ridge Alzheimer's Care Center Maplewood ,MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Senior/Memory Care Nurses - Openings for Full Time and Part Time for 1st and 2nd shifts. Must be able to work every other weekend (both Saturday AND Sunday). Also searching for PRN/On-Call for overnight shift.

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 (DON) 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 DON 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 DON
  • 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

 

Elk Ridge Alzheimer's Care Center

Why Work Here?

Great staff and friendly work environment. If you love working with seniors, this job is very fulfilling!

Address

Maplewood, MN
USA