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RN [HC, 7:00PM-7:00AM]

Company: Fort Norfolk Retirement Community Inc
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Harbor's Edge is a premier resort-style Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located on the harbor in Norfolk, Virginia. Harbor's Edge has a $225 million expansion underway, the River Tower, that includes an additional 24-story tower, doubling the square footage and adding 147 residential living units and 20 assisted living units. When complete, Harbor's Edge will have 300 residential units in addition to a 33 bed (Medicare/Private Pay) Skilled Nursing unit and 80 Assisted Living/Memory Care units. The Community will employ approximately 300 employees.The Registered Nurse (RN) is a primary provider of resident care. The RN promotes the physical, personal, and emotional well-being of each resident and strives to maintain the residents at their maximum level of self-care and independence. The ultimate goal of quality resident care is to enable each resident, where possible, to return to the highest level of functioning, to attain a new stage of independence, or to at least prevent regression. Resident care is not passive maintenance; an active approach will always be taken.ResponsibilitiesProvides direct nursing care services to residents and follows resident care plan for all residents (ADL Assignment Worksheets)Performs resident assessments as required by regulations and facility policy under the direction of the Director of Nursing (DON) and scope of practiceObserves residents for change in condition and reports any changes immediately to nursing supervisor and/or the Director of Nursing as well as resident's physician as directedDocuments all pertinent/relevant observations, communication with the resident's physician & responsible party, clinical procedures, and daily assistance/care by the end of each shiftUpdates, completes, and maintains plan of care for each residentAttends all scheduled interdisciplinary resident care meetingsChecks and records vital signs, weights, and blood sugars as assignedAdministers medications, injections, and other treatments as authorized by current licensure by the VA State Board of NursingProvides for or assists patients with activities of daily living as needed, including bathing/showering according to schedule, oral care, toileting, dressing, etc.Performs restorative nursing techniques including proper positioning, ADL training, and Passive Range of MotionAssesses resident and ensures complete documentation of skilled needAssesses safety of all medication, including narcotics, with inter-shift countEncourages residents to participate in recreational activities and assists residents in getting to activitiesAssists in the planning and implementation of resident activities as neededAssists residents with transfers and ambulation as directed and ordered by the physician using proper body mechanics; use of facility gait belts, back supports, and mechanical devices is requiredResponds to urgent calls as neededMaintains restraint free environment at all times and supports fall prevention programs for all residents in needHelps admit and discharge residents according to facility procedureAssists in post-mortem care as instructedOrients new employeesAssists in preparation of monthly Community newsletterAssists with planning, organizing, and functioning of various resident committeesAttends in-service classes and staff meetingsPerforms other duties as assigned

QualificationsHigh school diploma/GED at a minimumCurrent state license as RN in the Commonwealth of Virginia or Compact StateAt least 3 years of progressively responsible work experienceCPR and First Aid Trained with a valid certificate/cardMinimum of one year of experience in a skilled nursing care facility or other related medical facilityExcellent verbal and written skillsAn up-beat and engaging personalityAble to follow spoken and written instructionsMust have a desire to work in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and the general publicMust have a heartfelt compassion for this line of workMust be able to exert 50-100 lbs. of force to assist elderly in and out of wheelchairsPI197409378

Keywords: Fort Norfolk Retirement Community Inc, Norfolk , RN [HC, 7:00PM-7:00AM], Healthcare , Norfolk, Virginia

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