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Avamere Health Services, LLC Registered Nurse in Bellingham, Washington

DescriptionRegistered Nurse (RN)**$5,000 Sign on Bonus**Setting: Skilled nursingShift Type: Full-TimeShifts: Day: 6a-6pmWage: Starting at $40/hour and increase dependent on experienceLocation: St. Francis of Bellingham - 3121 Squalicum Parkway Bellingham, WA 98225St. Francis of Bellingham is a long-standing skilled nursing community nestled along Bellingham Bay with views of the Cascade Mountains. The team at this 120-bed community has cared for seniors in the Bellingham, Washington area for over 30 years. Their services include: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, long-term care, and respite care. They are conveniently located near St. Joseph Hospital. Our new management has an engaged team who values the support Avamere provides for programs like tuition assistance and mentorship. Several employees have pursued their nursing degrees through these programs. Some team members have been in the community for over 20 years. Employee Benefits:Tuition assistanceMentorship opportunities & Career developmentEmployee assistance program featuring counseling services, financial coaching, free legal services and moreGenerous employee referral programPaid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually)401K retirement plan with employer matchComprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverageAccess up to 50% of your net earned income before paydayResponsibilities:Implement and maintain established nursing practice objectives and standards; Provide direct patient care to residents.Complete required recordkeeping while admitting, transferring, and discharging residents.Coordinate with nursing staff and support personnel daily to plan shift services, programs, and activities to ensure the resident's total regimen of patient care is maintained.Prepare and administer medications and review medication cards for completeness and accuracy.Review patient care plans for appropriate resident goals, problems, approaches, and revisions based on nursing needs.Supervise the day-to-day nursing and caregiving activities performed by CNAs.Chart nurses' notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident and resident's response to care.Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.Qualifications:Must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a RN in this state.Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.Experience with Electronic Medical Records and computer documentation systems.Knowledge of reimbursement programs, Medicare and Medicaid preferred.Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.Please Note: Effective Oct. 18, 2021, all Avamere employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious exception. If you are hired by Avamere after Oct. 18, 2021, you will need to be fully vaccinated (or obtain an approved exemption) prior to starting work and need to provide proof of vaccination (or approved exemption) within 10 days of starting work. Avamere Skilled Advisors, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-VerifyQualificationsLicenses & CertificationsRegistered Nurse (required)Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer