The Jewish Home and Care Center is a non-profit group in the senior living industry. As part of Ovation Communities, we have been serving the people of the Greater Milwaukee area for over 100 years. These services are achieved through a team-work philosophy that is inspired through effective organizational skills, continuous quality improvement efforts and maintaining a balance between professionalism and the ability to have fun.
Provides prescribed medical treatment, medication and personal care services to nursing home residents to meet individual spiritual, physical, emotional and social needs consistent with the plan of care, Standard Nursing practice, scope of gerontological nursing procedures and all applicable regulations, codes, policies and procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
·Receives verbal report and communicates all pertinent resident care information to the CNAs on assigned unit or area.
·Visits each resident to assure the appropriate cares are being provided, reports any problems to the manager/supervisor.
·Administers and documents medication and treatments, etc. within the parameters of the LPN licensure and according to the care plan. Reports any changes to the manager/supervisor.
·Reports significant changes in residents’ conditions immediately to the manager/supervisor and notifies appropriate people as directed
·Maintains timely, accurate written charts, documents, records as required by law and/or regulation policies and procedures. Charting must be informative, descriptive or nursing services provided, residents’ responses to cares and a notation when families/physicians are notified of significant resident changes.
·Review and revised care plans as changes occur to reflect the exact condition of each resident
·Completes compliance rounds or resident rooms to assure a clean, orderly, comfortable environment. Makes adjustments based on individual needs.
·Appropriately identifies problems, approaches and goals on residents’ care plans and discusses them with the CNAs daily after compliance rounds.
·Writes timely nursing summaries that reflect residents’ conditions, cares being given, restorative/rehabilitation interventions, the movement toward appropriate goals and acceptable approaches.
·Participates in resident assessment on admission, on-going resident care/family care conferences and discharge planning as required
·Makes rounds with Medical Director, attending physicians, nurse manager, DON as delegates
·Assures that all resident rights are maintained at all times. Reports and violations or suspected deviations according to policy
Is aware of and demonstrates proper hand washing, isolation techniques, universal precautions, good handling, linen handling and cleanliness or resident areas.
·Demonstrates prevention and intervention used in caring for the confused, wandering or combative resident
·Participates in primary are nursing as assigned on each unit/floor
·Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor(s), DON or Administrator
Licenses and Certifications:
Travel Requirements :
Possible travel requirement
EOE : We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.