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LPN Director of Nursing - Nursing Services

companyChristian Living Communities
locationClifton, CO, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/26/2023
Full Time

Job Description

Position Summary

Under the guidance and supervision of the Executive Director of Assisted Living, supports day-to-day oversight of the department.  As the nursing leadership on staff, assesses residents to best determine care requirements and levels of service.  Embraces and incorporates wellness programs into programming and department oversight.

Essential Duties

  • Completes the annual and any change of condition assessments as warranted for residents.
  • Communicates with supervisor any changes that are pertinent to residents needing evaluation of higher levels of care or additional supportive services.
  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day physician orders to include labs, prescriptions and other clinical needs.
  • Responsible for coordinating physician appointments as needed.
  • Responsible for coordinating ancillary care services, as directed, for the residents.
  • Schedules and manages care conferences with families and residents
  • Ensures all staff and resident tuberculosis (TBs) tests are completed in a timely manner.
  • Communicates, collaborates and problem solves as needed with the leadership on relevant issues in the department
  • Performs clinical duties as required.
  • Under the guidance of the leadership, and in compliance with the Company’s policies, may be responsible for interviewing, hiring, developing, training, supervising and following the Company’s performance management policy with assigned staff.
  • Establishes and ensures that staffing levels and scheduling patterns are adequate and appropriate for staff coverage.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications & Experience

  • Licensed Practical Nurse in good standing, in the state of employment.
  • 1-year experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Experienced with electronic medical database experience required.
  • 1 year experience in an Assisted Living setting.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements

  • Moderate physical activity required by handling objects up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently.
  • Possible exposure to chemicals, blood borne pathogens and other communicable diseases
  • Sits, stands, bends and moves intermittently during working hours.
  • Is subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Interacts with residents, family members, visitors frequently.

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Additional Information

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