Regency Canyon Lakes Rehabilitation and Nursing Center LPN/ RN in Kennewick, Washington
As a Nurse, you are responsible for resident services and other duties assigned, performing duties in conjunction with other staff and volunteers as appropriate. Duties include medication assistance/administration, nursing services, dining services, and others as needed for resident well-being. Trains other staff as assigned. *Adheres to and conveys the philosophy of supporting dignity, privacy, independence, choice, individuality, and a home-like environment for residents. *Acts as a lead trainer for staff, as instructed by the Director of Nursing. *Acts as on-call staff when requested by the Director of Nursing. *Provides back-up to Director of Nursing when needed. Receives and gives reports from the previous shift. *Reviews assignments with the Director of Nursing and Administrator. *Reads staff communication records, maintains familiarity with resident records, and documents in resident records as required. *Evaluates health emergencies and determines emergency medical measures to be taken regarding resident care per LPN or RN Scope of Practice and State Regulations. *Assists with instrumental activities of daily living, ADLs, environmental orientation, assistance or administration with medication, treatments, and other care while encouraging self-care and independence, as permitted by state regulations. *Provides intermittent nursing services within the scope of license and state regulations. *Assists with setting up, serving meals, and cleaning up afterward, as requested. Provides services as indicated on resident treatment and service plans. *Assists residents moving in and out, as assigned.\• Assists with laundry service as requested *Demonstrates knowledge of and follows infection control and safety procedures. Maintains a clean, neat, comfortable, safe environment for residents, staff, and visitors, including the provision of housekeeping services for residents. *Observes changes in resident status, needs or preferences, and communicates them appropriately to the Director of Nursing and/or Resident Care Manager. *Observes other problems and communicates them appropriately. *Demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to procedures for fire, life safety, disaster, security, work, safety, and other emergency procedures. *Assists with individual and group social recreational activities. *Notifies physician, Charge Nurse, and/or designated agent(s) of resident status/change as appropriate. Receives and executes written and verbal orders from the physician or designated agent, as permitted by state regulations. Performs other duties as assigned. Position Requirements: *Must possess a current LPN or RN license. The license must be in good standings. *A minimum of 1 year of experience as a supervisor in a healthcare setting is preferred, but new grads are encouraged to apply. *Must have training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices. *Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities. *To protect the health and safety of our residents and staff and in order to comply with government mandates, we require our employees to be fully vaccinated no later than 10/18/21. Accommodations/exemptions may be available for medical and sincerely held religious beliefs. An Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) We are Regency Harmony House Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, conveniently located in Brewster, WA. We specialize in skilled nursing and long-term care services. We treat each of our residents with individualized compassionate care in a nurturing environment. We are looking for caring and compassionate individuals to join our team.