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Wellness Nurse

Company: Sunshine Retirement Living LLC
Location: Beachwood
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE

The overall purpose of the Wellness Nurse position is to provide Person-Centered Care consistent with accepted standards and expectations of Sunshine Retirement Living and state regulations. The Wellness Nurse responsibilities include, but are not limited to, monitoring resident health status, providing physical care, early diagnosis and intervention of resident changes in health status. Wellness Nurses must communicate politely and effectively with family, primary physicians and perform all administrative charting or other services as required by regulations and company policy. MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
A current, valid LPN or RN license is required
Education/and or experience in long-term care, acute care, or geriatric nursing preferred
Supervisory experience preferred
Ability to read, write, and speak the English Language and to verbally communicate with different levels of staff, parent families, and any outside customers in a professional and polite manner
No disqualifying criminal or care offenses as defined by regulatory guidelines
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
Ability to work under time constraints and meet deadlines
Maintain a positive and respectful approach with coworkers. Ability to work in a team setting and be a team player
Ability to write nursing/patient progress notes, and nursing procedures
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from department heads and customers (patients, family members, physicians, etc.) in a polite and professional manner
Satisfactorily pass Sunshine's and state regulated criminal record clearance, health screening and TB clearance (if applicable)

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Values and upholds the Sunshine Retirement Living Principles and Values including compassion, responsiveness, teamwork, courtesy and personalized care
Dedicated to delivering a high level of customer service
Provides resident care in accordance with accepted standards of practice and within the scope of the LPN or RN license
Routinely observes and reports on resident's conditions/changes and then documents in accordance with community policies and as required by regulations
Administers medication/treatment as prescribed within the LPN or RN scope of practice
Receives, transcribes and executes physician orders
Implements and evaluates resident's plan of care
Identifies and secures equipment and supplies. Notifies supervisor when supplies are needed
Ensures appropriate and timely response to resident and/or family concerns
Responsible for the safety of residents under your supervision
Informs appropriate staff about the condition of residents and expectations/needs for the shift assigned at the beginning of each shift and receives report from coworkers throughout and at the end of each shift regarding resident conditions
Directs Caregivers to assure care provided per standards of practice and per community policies and regulations
Rounds with Caregiver prior to end of shift to assure unit is in proper order
Performs other duties as assigned

OTHER JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Adhere to the Resident Rights and promotes safety, dignity and respect among all residents
Ensure safety of residents through appropriate behavioral interventions.
Promotes employee relations, facilitates communication and problem solving
Ensures that community staff follow facility policies and procedures
Coaches, mentors, and counsels resident care staff as needed and keeps Health Services Director informed of any concerns
Ensures appropriate and timely response to customer service concerns
Demonstrates knowledge of resident care and its impact on residents and families
Assists resident care staff in performing duties as needed
Assists with immediate incident reporting and analysis of incidents and corrective action, when appropriate
Maintains confidentiality of community and resident information
Attend community meetings and in-service trainings as required
Know the emergency plan, fire evacuation routes, extinguishers and other facility safety features
Cart and chart audits as scheduled
Clinical Evaluation Skills
Create monthly resident lists for Home Health, Hospice and Oxygen
Ability to work with 911 and attend to emergency calls
Ability to work/run a medication cart
Report to work on time as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality. Consistent and regular attendance is required.
Report to work in neat, clean attire and consistently present an appropriate professional appearance.
Accept assigned duties in a cooperative manner
Complete all other duties assigned by the Health Services Director and/or Executive Director
Maintains certifications as necessary such as First Aid, to fulfill state regulations (if applicable)
Perform all work assigned for the agreed-upon salary, accepting no additional payment or non-perishable gifts from residents, vendors, Community Management, or others
Meet the assigned work requirements of the job. Regular attendance is required
Serve as a role model for all employees by displaying a responsible, cooperative, and positive attitude
Represent the Community in a professional, courteous, and friendly manner
Adhere to dress/appearance code. Changes in attire may be dictated by special occasion or weather conditions. If you have questions, check with your supervisor
This position has supervisory responsibilities of the care staff
Adhere to and follow company policies, procedures, and standards

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

20% or less

20% to 40%

40% to 60%

60% to 80%

80% to 100%

Stand

X

Walk

X

Sit

X

Pushing, pulling and/or reaching

X

Grasping and fine manipulation

X

Climb or balance

X

Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

X

Talk or hear

X

Taste or smell

X

Lifts Weight or Exerts Force

20% or less

20% to 40%

40% to 60%

60% to 80%

80% to 100%

Up to 10 pounds

X

Up to 25 pounds

X

Up to 50 pounds

X

Up to 100 pounds

X

More than 100 pounds

X

The Community reserves the right to revise the duties set forth in this job description at its discretion.

Keywords: Sunshine Retirement Living LLC, Cleveland , Wellness Nurse, Healthcare , Beachwood, Ohio

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