Rehab/Restorative Nurse RN & LPN

US-IL-Lincoln
The Christian Village
1507 7th Street
Job ID
2017-1840
Category
Clinical Services

Overview

The Christian Village - Christian Horizons (CH) has grown from one nursing home over 50 years ago to one of the largest faith-based not-for-profits in the country with 13 communities across 4 states. The CH family of ministries also includes Senior Care Pharmacy, CareLink nurse-guided care and Safe Haven Hospice. Experience a new pathway to senior living – a future in which older adults thrive.

 

We offer a place to live your faith, a place to grow and be valued. As a faith-based organization, we strive to provide resident-centered, cost-effective health care programs and services to each and every resident in our community.

We are seeking Restorative Registered Nurse (RN) & Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) candidates to coordinate the rehab/restorative nursing program to ensure the highest quality of care is met directly and individually to each Resident in compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate requirements.

 

Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)   

Responsibilities

  • Direct and lead the day-to-day functions of the rehab/restorative nursing assistants.
  • Coordinate the restorative nursing program throughout the community.
  • Work closely with therapists to establish restorative nursing goals and interventions.
  • Attend care plan conferences to make recommendations and report progress of restorative nursing measures.
  • Oversee the training and education of nursing staff regarding restorative nursing practices.
  • Coordinate and act as chairperson of the weekly restorative meetings.
  • Assure restorative documentation and protocol is completed according to corporate policy.
  • Participate in the hiring, discipline, and performance evaluations of rehab/restorative nursing assistants, understanding that final authority belongs to the Director of Nursing.
  • Assist in the evaluation and assessment of newly admitted Residents for restorative nursing care.
  • Foster self-respect and a feeling of worth in each Resident by consistent kindness, understanding, and patience in their care.
  • Maintain current informative clinical records based on current standards of practice and regulations.
  • Participate in developing, planning, conducting, and scheduling in-service training classes to help ensure a well-educated nursing staff.
  • Attend and participate in continuing education programs designed to keep you abreast of changes in the profession.
  • Consistently work cooperatively with Residents, staff, volunteers, and families to ensure Residents are receiving the best quality care.
  • Assume responsibility for department compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate regulations.
  • Assist in orientation for new employees specific to their role in restorative services.
  • Organize and maintain all records necessary, following corporate policies and procedures.
  • Supervise proper care and use of equipment and waste disposal procedures in accordance with community policies.
  • Demonstrate consistent management of staff and resources.
  • Follow all written and oral directions given by supervisor.
  • Participate in all in-services and activities as required.
  • Use proper equipment and techniques to ensure safety of self, Residents, volunteers, visitors, and staff.
  • Observe all community policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety, infection control, Residents’ rights, and those contained in the employee handbook.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all protected health information whether electronic, written, or oral exposed to either during the course of assigned duties or as a result of an incidental disclosure.
  • Apply the Minimum Necessary Standard in all matters related to Residents’ protected health information.

Qualifications

  • Graduate from an approved school of nursing required.
  • CPR Certification required.
  • Current RN or LPN state license required.
  • 1-2 years long-term care or rehab/restorative experience required.
  • Able to follow and give written and oral directions.
  • Demonstrate dependability, cooperation, and interest in the care of the elderly.
  • Display leadership qualities, good communication skills, and a desire to continuously learn.
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, Residents, families, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.
  • Pass background check before and during employment, as defined by Christian Horizons’ background check policy, with no disqualifications by committing or attempting to commit one or more of the offenses defined within.

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