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Company: Porter Place
Location: Tinley Park
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

PM's and Overnight position availableGeneral Statement of PositionProvides nursing care to residents in Memory Care community's through assessment, planning implementations and reevaluation of resident needs. Carries out and interprets policies, procedures, local, state, and federal regulations. Provides person-centered physical and psychological support, care, and service to all residents and their families. Provides leadership to CNAs, and Resident Assistants.Essential FunctionsThe following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.Assesses resident needs, and provides necessary nursing care as per resident's care planOversees CNAs and Resident Assistants. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, addressing complaints and resolving problemsEnsures that resident rights are maintainedAdministers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques and per physician ordersDocuments nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients upon admission;Handles resident, family, or physician complaints/concerns, referring issues to CSD as necessaryRespects advance directives and assists residents to a dignified death; and provides emotional and spiritual support to family and other staff as neededResponds to life threatening situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocolParticipates in department and/or unit performance improvement activitiesOther duties as assignedAttends in-service training programs for department specific and other relevant programs, i.e., safety, infection control, orientation, etc., as scheduledIs aware of and carries out general community and specific departmental safety policies; always reports hazards/safety issues promptlyIs aware of and practices principles of infection control; reports infection control issues promptlyMinimum Training and ExperienceA current and valid nursing licenseA minimum of three years of experience in a senior living community; a minimum of three years of experience in a management/supervisory position; a bachelor's of science in nursing (BSN) may be substituted for three of the years of experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilitiesCertification and Clearance RequirementsFirst Aid certificationCriminal background check Health screening and T.B./CXR Valid driver's license

Keywords: Porter Place, Tinley Park , LPN, Healthcare , Tinley Park, Illinois

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