Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Therapy Services

  • LPN - Charge Nurse

    Job ID
    2019-32796
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location Name
    St. Joseph Chateau Nursing & Rehab
    Address
    811 North 9th Street
    Location
    US-MO-Saint Joseph
  • Overview

    Flexible Schedules!

     

    Offering $5,000 Sign On Bonus if hired full time in January & February 2020!

     

    Elevated and empowered nurses are the key to excellence. Diversicare is committed to creating an environment where our nurses are supported, have access to information, educational opportunities, resources, and have our advocacy to leverage their compassion, strong voices and intellect.

      

    We are seeking a Registered Nurse / RN that has a passion for providing the highest quality of care with compassion and integrity!

     

    We live our Core Values of Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork & Stewardship every day with every life we touch, providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.

     

    If these are your values as well, APPLY NOW!

     

    DVCR123

     

    Brenda.Moore@DVCR.com

     

    Responsibilities

    • Receives report on patient/resident status from previous shift and provides this communication to oncoming shift
    • Makes physical rounds in assigned area to evaluate care and interact with care givers and patients/residents
    • Provides direct care in line with the responsibilities of a nurse, evaluating conditions, communicating and carrying out nursing functions according to the needs of the patients
    • Assists in establishing a plan of care for patients based on their unique needs and in line with physician orders
    • Is a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team
    • Accurately documents patient/resident condition including evaluations, communication and care provided
    • May provide direct care including medication pass, nursing care, documentation and treatments
    • Evaluates performance of nursing assistants and trained medication aides; coaches and disciplines as needed.
    • May responds and coordinates actions in emergency situations
    • Other duties as assigned by Director of Nursing
    • Assists with the Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives
    • Ensures safe work practices are followed
    • Provides empathetic communication to families, patient/residents regarding change of condition and in response to care concerns, ensures resident rights are respected

     

    Qualifications

    • Current license by the State Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse with experience in the long-term care industry preferred
    • Ability to plan, supervise and coordinates services.
    • A preference for contacts with people and patient centered care

     

     

    Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.  Diversicare does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, age, or disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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