Our beautiful Assisted Living Memory Care Community- Avita of Needham, located in Needham, MA is hiring!
Imagine a job description where bringing joy and smiles to YOUR residents is listed as your first responsibility. Imagine a community where creativity for trying new things is the rule and not the exception. Imagine having a job where sitting with a resident, holding their hand and enjoying their stories is mandatory. Imagine knowing what you do every day has meaning, purpose and an impact on your residents, their families and your staff. At Avita of Needham, imagine it no longer. We listened, we learned and we re-imaged the position of Resident Care Director.
Job Summary for Registered Nurse/RN-Manager:
The Resident Care Director is responsible for the ongoing operations of the nursing department. He/she assists and supports the translation of the assisted living philosophy into nursing practice by participating in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing care delivery system within the assisted living community.
This is primarily a Monday - Friday position. Some weekends required.
Essential Functions of the Registered Nurse/RN-Manager:
Ensures residents' needs are met by coordinating and monitoring measures, restorative services, activities, and related support services allowing for respect and dignity of the person.
Develops and maintain a service plan for each resident, being attentive to each resident as an individual and in accordance with state assisted living regulations.
Monitors and maintains compliance with all state regulations.
Monitors the progress and effectiveness of the customer's service plan through written progress note and verbal communication with the customer.
Meets regularly with the supportive services, social services, and/or customer to evaluate the service needs.
Ultimately responsible for assuring resident care associates follow established Community policies and procedures at all times. Evaluates associate's skill competencies and overall performance evaluations annually.
Implements training programs and in-services for all associates in accordance with state assisted living regulations.
Operates/maintains department within budgetary guidelines.
Works collaboratively with all other departments to assure delivery of quality care to all residents.
Promotes Full Life Services and provides ongoing wellness programs to residents.
Implements services during customer move-in, helps customers with orientation to the assisted living community/staff and with their overall adjustment to the assisted living community.
Informs physician and other personnel of changes in a residents' condition and needs.
Adheres to all OSHA regulations and safety procedures when lifting, bending, and using equipment.
Puts customer service first. Ensures that residents and their families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere and recognizes individuals' needs and rights.
Performs all other duties as requested by the Executive Director.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements for the Registered Nurse/RN-Manager:
Minimum of 1 to 2 years' experience in Assisted living or Community health
Current state license as a Registered Nurse.
Graduate of a state approved school of nursing.
Ability to read, write and speak English
Ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, community officials and the general public
Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly
Must meet all State health requirements
Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
Must pass criminal background check
Demonstrates knowledge of nursing practices, techniques and methods applied to health and wellness resident care.
Possesses written and verbal skills for effective communication and the ability to facilitate small group presentations.
Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
We want the best so we offer the best:
Vacation Time and Personal days
Paid Holidays and Sick time
Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance to qualified associates
401k with Company Match.
Tuition Reimbursement, Ongoing Education (CEU's), In-services
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