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Wellness Nurse

Company: The Kensington White Plains
Location: White Plains
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

SIGN-ON BONUS OF $1,000 -- JOIN OUR TEAM! About the Kensington TeamHave you been searching for an organization with heart? A work environment where you can make a difference in many lives? A place where you can grow professionally and personally?Kensington Senior Living has been built upon two key values: a Love for Seniors and a Spirit to Serve. We want people who are dedicated to the mutually rewarding experience that comes from caring for others.Above all, we are looking for individuals who share these values and would like to join our team in White Plains, NY, where we promise to love and care for residents as we do our own families.Job Summary: The Wellness Nurse supports the Director of Nursing in planning, organizing, developing, directing and evaluating the nursing service operation. Provides the highest degree of quality resident care while ensuring that applicable Federal, State and local standards and regulatory requirements are adhered to. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assumes direct supervisory role for all nursing staff in the absence of the Director of Nursing.
  • Assists the Director of Nursing in a smooth transition of resident admissions to the facility by reviewing pre-admission medical evaluations and assisting in collecting resident personal data, evaluating resident functional levels and assessing resident needs for assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Assists physicians and Directors of Nursing, Assisted Living and Memory Care with planning for the individual resident's nursing care and completes resident assessment forms. Works with providers such as pharmacy, hospice, home health agencies, and rehab to ensure resident care is coordinated.
  • Supervises the delivery of treatments to ensure they are carried out on a timely basis and in a manner that meets standards of care. Identifies opportunities for improvement and recommends changes to the Director of Nursing.
  • Supervises the quality of notes, documentation, medication and treatment administration records and other records maintained in resident charts. Identifies opportunities for improvement and recommends changes to the Director of Nursing.
  • Assures resident rights are protected and the privacy of resident health care information is protected.
  • Meets with prospective and current residents and their families as needed to discuss issues related to resident care, solve problems, and promotes positive customer relations. Addresses issues and manage those issues in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Participates in the weekly Health Maintenance meeting. Provides reviews of resident individual service plans, note changes in residents' condition, and coordinate changes in care plans with service providers such as physicians, pharmacy, and rehab providers to meet resident requirements.
  • Participates in regular reviews to identify nursing services improvement opportunities and compliance with Federal and State rules and regulations and facility policies. Assists in developing plans and actions to carry out improvements.
  • Attends and participates in workshops, seminars and other programs to keep abreast of changes in the healthcare field. Shares and communicates new knowledge.
  • Represents the community and nursing service in professional and community activities and maintains positive relationship with referral sources and service providers.
  • Attends training courses and participates in other professional development activities to meet community requirements and maintain professional certification. Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years in similar position, preferably retirement living or home-care background.
  • Must be able to clearly and proficiently communicate with people of all ages and abilities, displaying consideration of their rights and sensitivities, while maintaining an energetic, positive attitude.
  • Must be able to read and write English, and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
  • Must have excellent verbal skills and communication abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team based environment.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Federal and State regulations
  • Must have excellent computer skills. Our Benefits Include:
    • Sign-on Bonus of $1,000
    • Employee Referral Bonus Program
    • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Disability Insurance
    • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
    • 401(K) Plan
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Free Lunches/Dinners
    • Nearby Bus/train Kensington Senior Living requires our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to receive a booster dose on or before their first date of employment. Fully vaccinated means that at least two weeks has passed since an individual received the final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. We are an equal opportunity employer. We will provide reasonable accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated because of a disability or sincerely held religious belief unless it would impose an undue hardship or pose a direct threat of substantial harm to the employee or others. KWP22


Keywords: The Kensington White Plains, White Plains , Wellness Nurse, Other , White Plains, New York

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