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Charge Nurse (Weekends) - Assisted Living

Signature Pointe Dallas, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision
Job Description

Seeking Part Time Weekend Charge Nurse 6:30 am - 6:30 pm Saturday and Sunday

The Charge Nurse provides direct supervision for nursing personnel during his/her work shift. He/she ensures that nursing care is provided according to standards and policies of the facility and current nursing principles and techniques. The LVN treats residents, family, and team members with dignity and respect. He/she identifies resident needs and helps develop and implement individualized plans of care in order to maximize the quality of life for each resident.

The ideal candidate is a (LVN) with at least two years of work experience as a Nurse that includes "charge nurse" skills demonstrating leadership, communication, delegation, problem solving, and decision making. CPR and First Aid certification required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assumes responsibility for administering quality care to meet the total needs of residents, receiving direction from the Director of Assisted Living
  • Serves as a working supervisor helping CNAs and CMAs with daily supportive care
  • Serves in a leadership role for team members to model resident service, demonstrating respect to residents and residents' possessions as well as respect for all staff
  • Communicates individualized plans of care to CNA, CMA, and other appropriate staff, and ensures individualized care according to residents' care plan as ordered by the physician
  • Prioritizes resident care according to need and acuity
  • Notifies appropriate staff when a resident is transferred to the emergency room, hospital, or in the event of death
  • Oversees routine, stat, and incidental laboratory and X-ray requests, including requisitions
  • Notifies the attending physician promptly of changes in residents condition, unusual occurrences, medication reactions, medication errors, or excessive weight changes
  • Supervises dispensing of medications and end-of-shift scheduled drug verification
  • Charts every shift for residents whose charts have been flagged to identify a particular situation or problem that must be monitored closely
  • Completes all required documentation according to protocol and communicates information to appropriate personnel
  • Maintains residents' privacy and confidentiality of records, services, and communications according to established protocol
  • Participates in new resident and family orientation
  • Serves as the primary nursing staff liaison with resident families
  • Ensures prompt response to call signals
  • Ensures CMAs reorder resident medications within five (5) days of running out of medication
  • Gives and receives report at shift change that includes all pertinent information
  • Prepares, administers, and charts medications and treatments, if needed; provides tube and tube med-administration feeding care; and provides IV services as ordered by physician
  • Makes resident rounds as needed, noting customer condition, comfort, appearance, and condition of surroundings; makes appropriate interventions; participates in quality assurance rounds; and updates residents' plans of care regarding all pertinent changes
  • Collaborates with other staff members using team approach to maintain/increase the quality of life of residents
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • At least two years of satisfactory work experience as a Nurse, satisfactorily demonstrating “charge nurse” skills that are characteristic of excellence in leadership, communication, assigning and delegating, problem solving, decision making, and facilitating change management
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification through the American Heart Association
  • Must be knowledgeable of state and local regulations regarding long term care
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to develop relationships with clients, staff, and providers
  • Experience in supervising and developing staff

 

Company Description
Signature Pointe is distinctive senior living. Signature Pointe is a warm and inviting community. Located in prestigious North Dallas, offering a full continuum of retirement lifestyle choices--independent living, assisted living, memory care, rehabilitation, skilled nursing and long term care. Signature Pointe is simply the mark of great senior living.

Signature Pointe

Why Work Here?

Awesome Management, Great Teamwork, and Lots of Growth Opportunities

Signature Pointe is distinctive senior living. Signature Pointe is a warm and inviting community. Located in prestigious North Dallas, offering a full continuum of retirement lifestyle choices--independent living, assisted living, memory care, rehabilitation, skilled nursing and long term care. Signature Pointe is simply the mark of great senior living.

Address

14655 Preston Road Dallas
Dallas, TX
USA

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