• Regional Clinical Nurse

    Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
    Name
    Christian Horizons - STL Corporate Office
    Address
    622 Emerson Drive
    Job ID
    2018-2764
    Category
    Clinical Services
  • Overview

    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 a Regional Clinical Nurse. The Regional Clinical Nurse is responsible for long-term care communities in all aspects of clinical Resident care. Provide clinical quality support, set Resident care standards, responsible for orientation and training of Directors of Nursing, and provide education and training for the communities in compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate requirements.

    We offer:

    • Competitive Salary
    • PathwayPay (daily pay) – Get your pay, when you need it.
    • Generous PTO Program
    • Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Life (employer paid), Short & Long Term Disability, Group Accident, and Critical Illness
    • 403(b) & Flex Spending
    • Employee Assistant Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Discounts and Other Perks

     

    Responsibilities

    • Supervision of clinical activities to enhance decision-making and quality of care.
    • Perform clinical analyses through onsite visits and reviews.
    • Assist in recruitment, selection, orientation, and evaluation of Directors of Nursing.
    • Ensure adequate staff training and support.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of policies, systems, and program development that relate to quality of care.
    • Maintain clinical responsibility for regulatory outcomes and compliance.
    • Perform audit procedures for preparation of annual surveys.
    • Assist in developing plans of correction for survey tags and communicate with state survey team for each community.
    • Analyze trends for CQI processes. Develop Programs to address areas of concern with quality of care.
    • Maintain close communication with DONs, Administrators, Operations Directors and Director of Clinical Services in all aspects of clinical activities.
    • Interface with the Consultant Pharmacist to share information and implement strategies to foster communities’ goals.
    • Participate in orienting communities to Senior Care Pharmacy services.
    • Assist in educating pharmacy staff in community regulations that impact directly and indirectly on pharmacy services.
    • Interact with pharmacy’s Medical Records staff to facilitate accuracy of medical records.
    • Assist communities in implementing and monitoring policies and procedures directly and indirectly related to pharmaceutical services.
    • Serve as pharmacy’s Infection Control Specialist and monitor compliance.
    • Participate in CQI meetings.
    • Assist the pharmacy and communities in IV education, training, and proper technique.
    • Organize and maintain all records necessary.
    • Supervise proper care and use of equipment and waste disposal procedures in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.
    • Consistently work cooperatively with Residents, staff, volunteers, and families to ensure Residents are receiving the best quality care. 
    • Maintain confidentiality regarding Residents, family, and staff in compliance with HIPAA and other government and corporate regulations.
    • Attend and participate in continuing education programs designed to keep abreast of changes in the profession.
    • Participate in developing, planning, conducting, and scheduling in-service training classes to help ensure a well-educated staff.
    • Assist in policies and procedures updates and design.
    • Assist in developing recruitment by arranging internships with local colleges and specialized programming for new graduates.  Design and implement training programs that meet the needs for licensed and non-licensed 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

    • Committed to Christian philosophies and morals.
    • BSN from an approved school of nursing.
    • Current license with the State of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa or Missouri as a Registered Nurse.
    • Long-term care experience required.
    • 4+ years managerial DON experience preferred.
    • Experience in multi site management preferred.
    • Knowledge of multiple state survey systems.
    • Versed in writing plans of corrections.
    • Able to follow and give written and oral directions.
    • Ability to travel extensively in order to complete all essential job tasks.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Possess the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, Residents, families, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.
    • Display leadership qualities, good communication skills, and a desire to continuously learn.
    • Pass background check before and during employment, as defined by the Health Care Worker Background Check Act, with no disqualifications by committing or attempting to commit one or more of the offenses defined within.

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