Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Therapy Services

Restorative Nurse - LPN

Job ID
2020-35771
Type
Regular Full-Time
Location Name
Montgomery Nursing & Rehab Center
Shift
7am-3pm
Address
2020 North Country Club Dr
Location
US-AL-Montgomery
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
Diversicare Therapy Services

Overview

Smile, You’ve Found Us!

 

Are you passionate about caregiving? Would you like to work with the best team in the world? If so, apply with us today.

 

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, which we extend to all those we are privileged to serve.

 

If you wish to make a difference in the lives of our patients and residents, APPLY NOW!

 

Full Time Benefits include: 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Excellent 401k plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Time
  • Long and Short Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Referral Bonuses
  • DiversICARE - employee hardship fund
  • Pay advancement program - OnShift Wallet

 

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

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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