MAKE YOUR MARK, MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Diversicare is a premier provider of post-acute healthcare services with a strong legacy of quality care. We strive to foster a culture of transparency, support, and innovation. Our Mission is to improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations . We are proud to provide work/life integration for our team members and offer a comprehensive benefits package.
Diversicare operates 76 centers in ten states primarily in the Midwest, Southeast and Southwest. As Diversicare team member, you will play an instrumental role in the care of our patients and residents, our most important responsibility. We are seeking compassionate team members to assist our patients and residents with activities of daily living. We are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative work environment for our team members. A qualified candidate is responsible for all key accountabilities in a manner that is reflective of Diversicare’s Mission and Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork, and Stewardship. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients and residents you serve, Diversicare is the place for you.
Receives report on patient/resident status from previous shift, evaluates and ensures resources in place to meet needs
Makes physical rounds assessing quality of care, intervening with provision of care and interacting with care givers and patients/residents
Supervises charge nurse/nurses other providers of care in carrying out their responsibility (medication pass, nursing care, documentation, treatments, supervision)
Evaluates performance of charge nurses; coaches and disciplines as needed.
Assesses and monitors to verify patient/residents’ needs are met and policies and procedures are followed.
Assesses critically ill residents; reports findings to physician and records observations; may provide direct care as needed
Responds and coordinates actions in emergency situations
In charge of department/center in absence of Director of Nursing Services, Administrator as necessary
Other duties as assigned by Director of Nursing Services
Assists with root cause analysis and Quality Improvement/ QAPI initiatives
Ensures safe work practices are followed
Provides empathetic communication to families, patient/residents regarding change of condition and in response to care concerns
Ensures resident rights are respected
Current license by the State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse with experience in the long-term care industry preferred; at least three years nursing experience required.
Ability to plan, supervise and coordinates services.
A preference for contacts with people, as in supervising and instructing nursing personnel.
Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Diversicare does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, age, or disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job ID 2019-32836
Location Name Ripley Nursing & Rehab Center
Address 101 Cunningham Drive