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Washington Odd Fellows Nurse Manager RN in Walla Walla, Washington

Our NURSES make the difference at Odd Fellows!Specialized positions for nurses are available in Skilled Nursing at Washington Odd Fellows Home in Walla Walla. Fulltime day shift openings, Mondays through Fridays. Specialties include (1) Quality Assurance, (2) Wound Care / Clinical Nurse Manager and (3) Infection Control.Hourly wage of $37.00 and we currently offer a$15,000 hire-on bonus for full-time Nurses.Join a team that provides the highest quality care to our residents, with a 96% team satisfaction rating*. Our Skilled Nursing Facility has 117 beds, within a Continuing Care Retirement Community of nearly 230 residents. Visit ourcurrent COVID pagefor updates.Our employees truly make a positive difference in the lives of the residents. This is a testament to the rich culture that has developed, there is a real sense of family amongst the staff. Washington Odd Fellows Home has 100% fully vaccinated staff (see "Additional Information" below).Our nurses work closely with our residents, NAC staff, Medical Director, and our Rehab Team. Will initial care plan updates on an on-going basis and attend Care Conferences. Must appreciate, and be capable of, working as an integrative team member.Skilled Nursing has many opportunities for using best practice in situations which require critical thinking and technical skills.Quality Assurance Nurse:Will report to the Director of Nursing and be responsible for the following:Ensures adherence to Department of Public Health and CMS standards across Care Centers by remaining up to date on relevant standards, conducting staff training in conjunction with clinical leadership, developing protocols and procedures as needed, and performing intermittent chart reviews and audits at clinical sitesTrains staff across various departments as needed on quality assurance and regulatory related issuesWorks with nurse managers across clinical departments to ensure regular clinical competency verification of nursing staffChampions the quality assurance meeting reporting to improve uptake and use among clinical staff while creating a “just culture” to ensure staff feel safe reporting adverse and near-miss eventsConducts Root Cause Analyses for clinical adverse events and near miss events; develops action plans to reduce risk of recurrence; follows the progress of these action plansIdentifies areas of potential risk and develops systems within the organization to minimize risk of adverse events or negative quality outcomesWorks with Medical Director and Director of other nursing leadership on high priority clinical quality improvement projectsWorks collaboratively with medical, nursing, and administrative leadership across clinical departmentsPerforms other duties as requested by leadership teamClinical Nurse Manager:Will report to the Director of Nursing and be responsible for the following:* Resident assessments, including the skin and wound portion of the MDS.* Coordinate the rehab, toileting, pressure ulcer preventions and restorative nursing needs of residents.* Initiate Care Plans, Assessments and QCS.* Oversight of wound care programs and coordination of services with providers, to include:Cleaning wounds to eliminate bacteria and debris and reduce infection risk.Choosing the best treatment for a wound like regular cleaning, antibiotics, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, or surgery.Bandaging the wounds by creating a barrier against microorganisms and changing the dressings regularly.Collaborating with other resident care team members to decide the need for any additional therapies or adjuvant