Redding
  • Part Or Full Time
  • Shasta County , Redding
  • Sep 17, 2019

Willow Springs

JOB DUTIES

JOB TITLE:                          Charge Nurse

FLSA STATUS:                    Full-Time or Part-time, non-exempt

HOURS:                               All Shifts

RESPONSIBLE TO:            Health Services Director

 Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Current state LPN/LVN License
  • Previous experience working with the elderly in a healthcare setting
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with residents, family members, and staff
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Ability to represent the facility in a positive and professional manner

Essential Functions:

Resident Care

  • Participates in narcotic count
  • Sets up, dispenses, and documents all resident medications
  • Responsible for maintaining orderly medication cart, medication room, and accurate medication administration records
  • Monitors the daily care of all residents
  • Performs skilled nursing tasks as defined by company policy and procedure, and as allowed by state law
  • Exercises independent discretion in responding to resident emergencies, determining need for and contacting emergency services, and/or physician and family, as appropriate
  • Documents observations, concerns, changes in resident conditions, incidents and/or accidents, and ensures that follow-up documentation occurs until issue is resolved
  • Reports observations, concerns, and changes in resident condition to Health Services Director (HSD) or Administrator
  • Communicates resident needs and concerns to family members and physicians
  • Communicate with family members, physicians, and other outside healthcare providers
  • Records and implements physician orders, following appropriate procedures for fax and telephone orders
  • Ensures that information and interventions recorded on resident service plans are implemented by Caregivers
  • Receives reports from caregivers before end of shift
  • Gives report to oncoming Charge Nurse or Lead Caregiver
  • Receives report from outgoing Charge Nurse or Lead Caregiver

Supervisory/Management

  • Makes Caregiver shift assignments and ensures that assigned duties are completed in a satisfactory manner
  • Monitors performance of caregivers for compliance with established policies and procedures, and to ensure quality resident care
  • Reports Caregiver performance issues to HSD or Administrator and provides input for Caregiver performance evaluations
  • Manages shift coverage when staff members call in sick for the oncoming shift
  • Participates in Caregiver orientation and training
  • Responsible for scheduling and other staffing duties, as requested
  • Conducts building tours wen requested
  • Acts as Manager on Duty for assigned shift in absence of Administrator or HSD
  • Deals appropriately with family member and visitor concerns or complaints, documenting the issues and actions taken through appropriate reporting mechanism
  • Manages minor physical plant issues that arise during assigned shift, reporting as necessary to Maintenance Director and Administrator
  • Locks outside doors (p.m. shift); unlocks outside doors (a.m. shift)

Working Conditions:

  • Able to work either full-time or part-time, as agreed upon with Administrator, with some weekend work
  • Available to take some weekend call, as necessary

Physical/Sensory Requirements:

Medium work – Ability to exert 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

OSHA Category Classification:

II: Potential for exposure to blood-borne pathogens

Job Summary

Worksite City: Redding

Wages / Salary: DOE

Number of hours/week: Varies

Contract Status: Regular

Job closes on: 2019-09-17

Requirements

Experience in field: 1 year

Driver's License Required: No

DMV History:

FMCSA Medical Card Required:

Certifications: State certified LPN/LVN license

Ways to apply

To apply for this job email your details to zyanya.barney@jeaseniorliving.com

Apply In Person: 191 Churn Creek Rd. Redding, CA 96003

Apply In Person at Smart Center in Redding: 1201 Placer Street Redding, CA 96001

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