Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Ther Memory Care Director - LPN/LVN in Lanett, Alabama
MAKE YOUR MARK, MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Diversicare is a premier provider of post-acute healthcare services with a strong legacy of quality care. We strive to foster a culture of transparency, support, and innovation. Our Mission is to improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations . We are proud to provide work/life integration for our team members and offer a comprehensive benefits package.
Diversicare operates 76 centers in ten states primarily in the Midwest, Southeast and Southwest. As Diversicare team member, you will play an instrumental role in the care of our patients and residents, our most important responsibility. We are seeking compassionate team members to assist our patients and residents with activities of daily living. We are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative work environment for our team members. A qualified candidate is responsible for all key accountabilities in a manner that is reflective of Diversicare’s Mission and Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork, and Stewardship. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients and residents you serve, Diversicare is the place for you.
Responsible for daily nursing operations of a specific unit/wing.
Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well-being of the residents; checks each resident daily to determine status; ensures residents reach highest attainable level of functioning.
Prepares equipment and assists physicians during their rounds.
Administers prescribed medications, orally by injection; provides treatments using therapeutic equipment; ensures proper handling and storage of medications and controlled substances.
Observes residents’ reactions to medication and treatment.
Observes, records, and reports changes in residents’ condition to supervisor and attending physician.
Maintains residents’ medical record by way of documentation, as required by policy.
Assists in planning, supervising and instructing CMA and CNA’s; assigns daily work assignments to ensure positive outcomes for residents.
Implements and maintains policies are utilized.
Ensures that safe work practices are utilized.
Ensure proper infection control techniques are utilized.
Assists in the Continuous Quality Improvement Program and ensures follow-up occurs.
Reports accurately to oncoming shift Charge nurses regarding change in resident status and follow-up needs.
Provides input for CMA and CNA performance evaluations.
Coaches, counsels and disciplines CMA and CNA’s as needed; ensures personnel policies are followed.
Recommends staffing, equipment and supply needs to D.O.N.
Responsible for capturing charges for supplies issued to residents on that unit.
Participates in care planning process and ensures the Nursing component is implemented.
Ensures the rights of residents are respected; coordinates with other departments and ensures residents are taken to activities, etc.
Other duties as assigned by R.N. Supervisor or the Director of Nursing.
Has a current license by the State Board of Nursing, as a L.P.N.
Must have the ability to lead and motivate subordinates.
Ability to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change, as work schedule will change on a daily basis.
Able to work intimately with residents, physicians and staff.
Capable of working to prescribe nursing standards.
Good interpersonal and communication skills; has an interest to perform a service.
Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Diversicare does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, age, or disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job ID 2018-26233
Type Regular Full-Time
Location Name Lanett Nursing & Rehab Center
Address 702 South 13th Street