This position is responsible to assist in the overall operations of the nursing department. They are expected to uphold the mission, philosophy and values of Grace Lutheran Foundation to provide high quality, Christian-based, concierge care to our residents, staff, and community partners.
Special Features/Requirements (license, certifications, etc.):
Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree program in Nursing, or willingness to obtain baccalaureate-level Degree. Two to four years of experience in a similar role/setting. Must be currently licensed, or able to be licensed immediately as a Registered Nurse eligible to practice in the State of Wisconsin.
•Makes decisions and performs all duties in accordance with organization’s policies/procedures, state and federal regulations and in conformance with recognized standards and CRS leadership
•Ensure quality services, prompt resolution of concerns and customer satisfaction.
•Continually monitors and evaluates staff performance contributing information to the DON to complete the annual performance evaluation and ongoing evaluation as needed
•Accessible to all staff on all shifts (rotating clinical call schedule will be developed)
•Maintains and safeguards confidential information.
•Communicates effectively with residents, families, co-workers, public and facility medical director, DON and NHA
•Functions independently in situations that require professional judgment.
•MDS coordination and data entry
•Management of the daily nursing schedule
•Assists with admission/discharge needs during the week
•INTERACT coordination in conjunction with champions
•Wound care management certification desired within one year
•Case Management assistance
•Assist with staff development (Lippincott and Relias)
•Assist or work as staff nurse as needed
•Infection Prevention data collection as delegated by DON
•As needed or assigned
Given: Directly to all Nursing staff; indirectly all staff of entity.
Received: Director of Nursing
Physical Requirements (based on essential functions):
Occasionally lifts and carries equipment and supplies weighing 10 pounds. Occasionally pushes/pulls medication and treatment carts weighing 300 pounds a distance of 600 feet. Frequently twists, stoops, bends, climbs stairs; occasionally kneels, squats; frequently reaches at, above or below shoulder height. 100% of the workday is spent indoors. Sits, stands, walks intermittently during the workday. Must be able to communicate orally and/or in writing with residents, staff, families, and the public.