Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Therapy Services

  • Restorative Nurse - LPN

    Job ID
    Regular Part-Time
    Location Name
    Bessemer Nursing & Rehab Center
    820 Golf Course Road
  • Overview

    Make a Difference in our Residents' Lives! 


    Diversicare is seeking a Licensed Restorative Nurse in Long-Term Care who loves the elderly and wants to ensure they are being cared for 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!









    Responsible for the development, monitoring and supervision of the rehabilitation/restorative program for the facility. Promotes a restorative nursing philosophy among all facility departments.





    • Complete initial rehabilitation/restorative program assessment to assign appropriate program placement
    • Initiate and update resident rehabilitation/restorative plan of care.
    • Serve as primary liaison with the licensed therapy staff
    • Coordinate the implementation of the rehabilitation/restorative program or recommendations made by the licensed therapy staff
    • Monitor all aspects of the nursing rehabilitation/restorative program on an ongoing basis
    • Review all rehabilitation/restorative aid documentation for accuracy and completeness, update as needed.
    • Assure licensed documentation in the medical record supports resident progress in their nursing rehabilitation/restorative program.
    • Communicate with nursing rehabilitation/restorative aides on a regular basis to review the status of individual resident programs, update programs, review charting and provide input to the aides regarding their skills.
    • Give input regarding the restorative needs of residents at the resident care plan meeting
    • Serve as a resource for other facility staff involved in the provision of restorative services (e.g. activities, social services)
    • Participates in staff education and orientation related to nursing rehabilitation/restorative philosophy and programs
    • Represent the nursing rehabilitation/restorative program to families, physicians, and other individuals involved in the resident’s care.
    • Contribute to rehabilitation/restorative aides annual reviews
    • Conduct periodic audits as assigned
    • Report to the CQI committee monthly
    • Ensures residents’ rights are respected.
    • Other duties as assigned.






    • Current license by the state Board of Nursing
    • May be LPN; prefer RN
    • Minimum one year experience as a licensed nurse in long-term care
    • Demonstration of clinical competency in nursing rehabilitation/restorative techniques.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
    • Willingness and ability to function as coordinator of restorative program and supervision of rehabilitation/restorative services
    • Ability to participate in physical return demonstration for the purpose of competency skills check
    • Creative problem solver


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