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Nurse RN or LPN

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Job Description


Bay Square at Yarmouth is currently looking for a full-time nurse in our Residential Care Department.  Must be available every third weekend.  We offer both evening and weekend shift differentials.

Direct Supervision
• Directs and supervises the daily work assignments of the Resident Care Assistants
• Is the first point of contact for the care associates regarding assignment questions or concerns.
• Participates in the hiring and termination processes as they relate to resident care associates.
• Has direct input into performance reviews for care associates and presents reviews with the DON
• Has direct input into disciplinary documentation for care associates and presents action with the DON
• Closely mentors, guides and directs the Lead Resident Care Assistants in all aspects of their job.

Resident Care
• Coordinates care needs with community providers via an effective case management process
• Measures and accurately records vital signs (temperatures, pulse, respiration, blood pressure weight and height) where appropriate as per state regulations
• Effectively balances service demands with supporting resident independence
• Accurately assesses, communicates, and documents residents’ status
• Observes and reports any significant changes in resident behavior and health to the DON, physician, family, RCA’s, and Executive Director per state regulations
• Successfully implements the plan of care
• Recognizes and assists in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (financial and other) and reports to appropriate sources per state regulations
• Responds to emergencies and personal emergency response system and knows when to call for backup • Effectively handles difficult resident behaviors
• Reacts calmly and effectively in emergency situations

Job Requirements


EDUCATION: Graduate of an approved R.N or L.P.N. program (per state requirements).

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1 to 2 years of experience working as a nurse preferred.

Previous experience working with the elderly in a paid or volunteer position highly desirable.

CERTIFICATION: Current Maine state license as an R.N. or L.P.N. (as required by state regulation)
and CPR certification.

BENEFITS:

  • Bonuses
  • Strong Associate/Team Based Culture
  • Medical & Dental Benefits
  • 401k program

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $20.00 - $25.00 /Hour
Other Pay Based on experience and license
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Yes
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID BSYRCN
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Nurse RN or LPN


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