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Wellness Nurse

Sonata Senior Living Boca Raton ,FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description: Job Title: Wellness Nurse Department: Resident Care Reports To: Wellness Director Location: Community FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Revised Date: August 2017 SUMMARY In conjunction with the Wellness Director, the Wellness Nurse supports, and assists to assure resident’s cleanliness, nourishment, rest and activity in the Community in a manner conducive to the resident’s comfort and safety, The Wellness Nurse performs the duties of medication ordering, set-up and passes medications to assigned residents in accordance with the Company’s established procedures and as may be directed by the Wellness Director, Executive Director, Pharmacy Consultant and/or Medical Consultant. The Wellness Nurse performs the duties of monitoring care alerts and 24 hour report for content and accuracy, reports and follows-up on all risk management reports, and monitors residents post incident. Ensures all these systems are in place and function well. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.All aspects of Medication Management preserving safety, dignity, and self-respect of all residents at all the timeOrders medication under the direction of the resident’s physician when needed upon receipt of physician’s order; receives all medications of new residents and logs them into the appropriate system used by the communityEnsures that the Wellness Center and Medication Carts are appropriately stocked, cleaned, and organizedNotifies the resident and/or responsible party, Wellness Director and Pharmacy when changes in prescriptions are madeUpdates the resident’s “medication record’” as necessary and monitors the medication/treatment records for accuracy and completenessMonitor controlled substance narcotic count sheet for accuracy. Report any discrepancies to the Wellness DirectorConducts ongoing healthcare oversight for each resident to monitor and record any changes in the health of the resident will report any the above changes to the Wellness Director. Under the direction of the Wellness Director, the Wellness Nurse will notify the resident and/or the resident’s responsible party (if applicable) and interact with the resident’s physician when necessary.Monitor the DARE report, care alerts, 24 Hour Report, neighborhood binders and acuity documentation for accuracy and follow up.Assists the Wellness Director with the Assessments and its components (state specific), with the monthly service plans, Update the Emergency Packs for each resident, and oversees that all call signals are answered promptlyNotifies the Wellness Director of any equipment and supply needs while maintaining the Resident Care budgetContributes to maintaining survey readiness and ensures compliance with state regulationsMaintains clear communication with Resident Assistants to monitor procedures and that the delivery of care is effective COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents' families, visitors and staff. Serves in a supervisory role for Resident Caregivers during shift Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the resident, team member, residence, company information and records. Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits. Complies with the attendance policy. Maintains neat appearance, good personal hygiene and appropriate attire. Participates in training, in services and attends meetings when required. Assists with special projects as assigned and performs other related duties. 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. Prior to presence in the community, applicant must have completed a Post Hire Health Questionnaire upon offer of employment. A TB test result must be received with 7 days of employment. Previous TB test results cannot be older than 6 months; chest x-ray results 2 years. A Criminal Record Clearance is required prior to team member’s starting date. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Must be 18 years of age or older and have high school degree or the equivalent. Must have and maintain a current First Aid certificate. Must be licensed as a practitioner nurse (LPN) or registered nurse (RN) in the community’s state. Must have completed Health Screening Report and a Criminal Record Clearance. One year or more work experience in home health care, skilled nursing for the elderly or assisted living. Must have completed a Health Screening Report and a Criminal Record Clearance. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or team members of organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Licensed as a practitioner nurse (LPN) or registered nurse (RN). Must carry and maintain current CPR certificate. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Physical Activity (Marked with “X” where applicable) N O F C* Walking: _____ _____ ___X_ _____ Sitting: _____ _____ ___X_ _____ Standing: _____ ____ ___X_ _____ Reaching: Shoulder Height _____ ____ ___X_ _____ Above Shoulder Height _____ ____ ___X_ _____ Below Shoulder Height _____ ____ ___X_ _____ Climbing: _____ ____ ___X_ _____ Pulling/Pushing: 25 Pounds or less _____ ____ ___X_ _____ 25 Pounds to 50 Pounds _____ ____ ___X_ _____ Over 50 Pounds _____ _X___ ____ _____ Lifting: 25 Pounds or less _____ ____ ___X_ _____ 25 Pounds to 50 Pounds _____ ____ ___X_ _____ Over 50 Pounds ____ __X_______ _____ Carrying: 25 Pounds or less _____ ____ ___X_ _____ 25 Pounds to 50 Pounds _____ ____ ___X_ _____ Over 50 Pounds ____ __X_______ _____ Crawling/Kneeling: _____ ____ ___X_ _____ Bending/Stooping/Crouching: _____ ____ ___X_ _____ Twisting/Turning: _____ ____ ___X_ _____ Repetitive Movement: ___X_ _____ _____ _____ Physical Exposure (Marked with “X” where applicable) Unprotected Heights: ___X_ _____ _____ _____ Lighting: Dim: ___X_ _____ _____ _____ Bright: ___X_ _____ _____ _____ Mechanical Hazards: _____ ___X_ _____ _____ Hazardous Substances: _____ _____ ___X_ _____ Infectious Diseases: _____ _____ ___X_ _____ Harmful Physical Agents: ___X_ _____ _____ _____ Heat: _____ ___X_ _____ _____ Cold: ___X_ _____ _____ _____ Radiation: ___X_ _____ _____ _____ *N = Never O = Occasionally, represents 1 to 33% or 1 to 2 hours of an 8 hour shift F = Frequently, represents 34 to 66% or 2 ½ to 5 ½ hours of an 8 hour shift. C = Constantly, represents 67 to 100% or 6 to 8 hours of an 8 hour shift. Physical Ability Acceptable Minimum Vision: ___X_ Good _____ Poor _____ Blind Color Vision: _____ Normal ___X_ Impaired Hearing: ___X_ Normal _____ Moderate loss _____ Deaf Manual Dexte

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9591 Yamato Rd
Boca Raton, FL
33434 USA