• LPN or RN

    Job Locations US-NH-Keene
    ID
    2019-1869
  • Overview

    LPN/RN 

     

    * Shift Differential of $1.50/hour for overnights and weekends*


    SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Executive Director and Wellness Director, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in the management of the day to day operations of the health and wellness component of the community, to ensure the maximum levels of resident functional ability, safety, and well-being.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

    • Ensure compliance to American House’s philosophy as well as all written policies and procedures that govern the operation of the Resident Services Department. • Assist in the coordination of effective communication among Resident Associates, residents, and families.

    • Maintain liaison with residents and family members.

    • Through ongoing supervision, oversight and delegation assists in the provision of a continuous high quality of service within the Health and Wellness Department. • Assist in establishing rapport among Health and Wellness team members to facilitate teamwork.

    • Assist in the recruitment and selection of competent Resident Associates.

    • Assist in the continuous, ongoing supervision of all Health and Wellness team members, including but not limited to training, disciplining, counseling, motivating, and evaluating.

    • Assist in the orientation and in service training.

    • Assist to ensure that all staff follows established safety regulations, including fire protection, infection control, blood borne pathogens, hazardous waste, and quality assurance procedures.

    • Make written and oral reports to the Wellness Director concerning the operation of the Health and Wellness Department.

    • Assist in the coordination of healthcare services with other resident services to ensure continuity of care.

    • Assist Wellness Director in various nursing activities.

    • Continuity assess residents to verify their appropriateness to live within the community.

    • Assist in the coordination of regularly scheduled wellness meetings.

    • Complete all administrative paperwork as required.

    • Assist in the coordination of regularly scheduled wellness meetings.

    • Complete all administrative paperwork as required.

    • Assist with medication administration.

    • Works in conjunction with resident’s attending physician to make certain highest quality of service is being provided.

    • Submit recommendations to the Wellness Director for budget completion, equipment, and supplies.

    • Assist in the development of work schedules and assignments to ensure staff accountability and task completion.

    • Maintain confidentiality of verbal and written information pertaining to residents, according to HIPAA.

    • Maintain confidentiality of verbal and written information pertaining to the private materials, policies or procedures related to the operation of the community and/or personnel records, unless directed or allowable by law.

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Excellent communication skills and a compassion for older adults




    LANGUAGE SKILLS:
    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret facility forms, signs and product instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret verbal communication.

     

    OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • High degree of interpersonal relationship skills

    • Strong organizational and time-management skills

    • Considerable initiative, judgment, and leadership skills

    • Telephone skills

    • Problem solving and logic skills

    • Computer skills


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items.

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

     

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