Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Therapy Services

  • Memory Care Director - LPN/LVN

    Job ID
    2019-33820
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location Name
    St. Theresa Nursing & Rehab Center
    Address
    7010 Rowan Hill Drive
    Location
    US-OH-Cincinnati
  • Overview

    Ignite your passion at Diversicare!

     

    At Diversicare, our team has a passion for life and a heart for service. We strive to create a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.

     

    We are currently seeking a Memory Care Director - LPN to join our team. We invite you to APPLY NOW!

     

    Ignite your passion at Diversicare!

     

    Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and residents at 62 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in nine states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United States. Together, with our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their needs.

     

    It is Diversicare’s Mission to “Improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.”

     

    We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12 Service Standards.

     

    We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence. Our Service Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.

     

    Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare Difference.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for daily nursing operations of a specific unit/wing.
    • Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well-being of the residents; checks each resident daily to determine status; ensures residents reach highest attainable level of functioning.
    • Prepares equipment and assists physicians during their rounds.
    • Administers prescribed medications, orally by injection; provides treatments using therapeutic equipment; ensures proper handling and storage of medications and controlled substances.

    • Observes residents’ reactions to medication and treatment.
    • Observes, records, and reports changes in residents’ condition to supervisor and attending physician.
    • Maintains residents’ medical record by way of documentation, as required by policy.
    • Assists in planning, supervising and instructing CMA and CNA’s; assigns daily work assignments to ensure positive outcomes for residents.
    • Implements and maintains policies are utilized.
    • Ensures that safe work practices are utilized.
    • Ensure proper infection control techniques are utilized.
    • Assists in the Continuous Quality Improvement Program and ensures follow-up occurs.
    • Reports accurately to oncoming shift Charge nurses regarding change in resident status and follow-up needs.
    • Provides input for CMA and CNA performance evaluations.
    • Coaches, counsels and disciplines CMA and CNA’s as needed; ensures personnel policies are followed.
    • Recommends staffing, equipment and supply needs to D.O.N.
    • Responsible for capturing charges for supplies issued to residents on that unit.
    • Participates in care planning process and ensures the Nursing component is implemented.
    • Ensures the rights of residents are respected; coordinates with other departments and ensures residents are taken to activities, etc.
    • Other duties as assigned by R.N. Supervisor or the Director of Nursing.

     

    Qualifications

    • Has a current license by the State Board of Nursing, as a L.P.N.
    • Must have the ability to lead and motivate subordinates.
    • Ability to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change, as work schedule will change on a daily basis.
    • Able to work intimately with residents, physicians and staff.
    • Capable of working to prescribe nursing standards.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills; has an interest to perform a service.

     

     

    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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