Great Lakes Management

RN at The Glenn Hopkins

Job Locations US-MN-Hopkins
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/15/2018 11:55 AM)
Job ID
2018-1231
# of Openings
1
Category
RN/LPN

Overview

Gentle Touch Health Initiatives is located on the beautiful senior campus of The Glenn Hopkins. We currently have opportunities available for a full-time and part-time RN in our Assisted Living and Memory Care units.

Qualified candidates must have a current MN license.  Experience in Assisted Living, Memory Care or Long Term Care is preferred, however, new grads are encouraged to apply!  

Gentle Touch Health Initiatives   EOE/AA

Responsibilities

  • Completes initial assessment of potential residents to assure that their needs will be met.
  • Completes assessment within two weeks of admission.
  • Assures residents maintain admission criteria, reassess and recommend alternative placement if necessary.
  • Collaborates and contributes to create service agreements with all new residents. Reviews and revises service plan as needed and a minimum of 1x per year.
  • Assures residents have up to date service agreements per state regulations.
  • Monitors and maintains resident charts and clinical progress notes.
  • Communicates to physicians and other personnel (county caseworkers) changes in resident’s needs or conditions.
  • Facilitates coordination of resident services with other service providers.
  • Is responsible for overseeing medications and all medication renewals as well as any necessary follow-up with physicians regarding medications and/or medical conditions.
  • Assures all physicians orders are signed and implemented with-in 24 hours.
  • Assures that medication administration procedures are followed properly and discusses any needed corrections, errors, etc., with staff.
  • Assures new medication sheets are in place by the first of each month.
  • Reviews each resident’s medication sheet monthly and assures accuracy and appropriate signatures.
  • Communicates in resident’s log any information that staff need to be aware of.
  • Documents disposal of medication per procedure.
  • Performs supervisory visits 14 days after admission and at least every 62 days thereafter.
  • Works as a team player with all members of the residents care team.
  • Provides health training to all new employees as well as continued education for all staff and documents such training to assure compliance with state, federal and local regulations.  
  • Supervises medication practices and medical equipment being used in the building.
  • Assures that staff clearly understands and follow all resident care procedures.
  • Monitors staff for accuracy of monthly resident blood pressures, weights and pulse as requested.
  • Shares resident and family concerns with pertinent staff if appropriate.
  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures and implementation of them.
  • Attends monthly staff meetings.
  • Works as a team to assure emergency procedures are in place.
  • Is flexible and willing to expand and adapt to changes in the AL
  • Promotes a positive, team approach and a healthy work environment.
  • Able to work flexible hours and be available to respond to the campus during off-duty hours regarding clinical concerns and emergencies, per on-call schedule.
  • Assures compliance with regulations and is available for federal and state licensure surveys.

Qualifications

  • Maintains a current state license as a Registered Nurse per state regulations.
  • A minimum of one year experience in home health, assisted living or long term care is preferred.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to self-start and follow through with initiatives with a minimal amount of supervision. 
  • Exhibits a caring heart with a passion to care for the elderly.
  • Possesses good judgment, problem-solving, and decision making skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience using a resident record computerized system
  • Experience working with seniors

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