Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Therapy Services

  • Restorative Nurse - LPN

    Job ID
    2019-33641
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Location Name
    Bessemer Nursing & Rehab Center
    Address
    820 Golf Course Road
    Location
    US-AL-Bessemer
  • 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!

     

     

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE:

     

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

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    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    • 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.

     

     

    Qualifications

    BACKGROUND/QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • 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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