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LPN/RN

Oasis Dementia Care Evansville, IN
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement
  • Employer Likely to Respond

We are looking for a Weekend Option Nights charge nurse who is seeking a career caring for individuals who are suffering from dementia. This individual should be caring and compassionate and have a passion for memory care by providing person centered care. Not only does this job have many benefits but it is also very rewarding. Here at Oasis, we are a family

STATEMENT OF JOB: 

               Responsible for coordination and supervision of the total nursing activities in his/her designated unit during the assigned tour of duty. All nursing personnel assigned to the designated unit are responsible to this individual. In the absence of the Administrator and the Clinical Nurse Leader, this individual is in charge of facility operations.

 Availability: Weekend Option Nights (Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday-Work 32 hours, paid for 40).

  • Potential to earn bonuses
  • Competitive pay
  • Annual Raises
  • Low Resident to Staff ratio 6:1
  • Excellent benefit package
  • Paid Time Off

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordination and supervision of the total nursing activities during his/her assigned shift.
  • Report to work on time when scheduled.
  • Make regular rounds of the assigned unit to ascertain the condition of all residents.
  • Notify the physician of resident status changes via telephone or facsimile machine; assist the physician with clinical visitation rounds.
  • In the absence of the Community Nurse Leader and     Administrator, this individual is in charge of facility operations.
  • Accurately transcribe and implement physicians’ orders; prepare and pass medications; complete treatments as ordered.
  • Review resident health records and other resident-identifiable data bases, i.e., service plans, to determine appropriate interventions necessary.
  • Review resident health records and other resident-identifiable data bases, i.e., service plans, to determine appropriate interventions necessary.
  • Count and check all narcotics at the beginning and end of each shift.
  • Inform the Clinical Nurse Leader of pertinent nursing personnel matters and other supervisory issues through written reports and/or verbal communications.
  • Thoroughly investigate and document all employee, resident, or visitor incidents or accidents and all medication errors.
  • Assist in assessing the level and number of personnel assigned to each nursing unit; make recommendations regarding such personnel where indicated for better resident care and utilization of same.

Recent applicants need not apply.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  2. Currently licensed with the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency.
  3. Supervisory long-term care nursing experience is desirable.
  4. Must be able to:
    1. Suggest changes for improvements in resident care.
    2. Set priorities and organize assigned unit work flow.
  5. Make decisions necessary to maintain efficient assigned unit functioning.
  6. Communicate effectively and maintain good working relations with personnel in all facility departments, other health-related individuals, and community agency personnel.
  7. Must be willing to
    1. Keep abreast of new trends in nursing and dementia care by reading current journals and publications of the long- term care industry.
    2. Attend professional meetings, workshops, and conferences on dementia and long-term care industry issues, as approved or requested by the supervisor.

Oasis is a specialized Dementia/Alzheimer assisted living community.  Our goal is to enrich the lives of our neighbors by providing a safe environment with engagement through their day.  Everyday is different, but love, dignity and respect is given to each neighbor daily by our family (staff).  

Oasis Dementia Care provides all the comforts of home in a safe secure setting. Allowing residents to be engaged in the activities that they enjoy is key to our social “resident-centered” care model.  What sets us apart is that we’re focused on more than just safety and security.  We engage our residents physically, mentally, and socially in the activities that make them who they are.

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