Overview Are you a nurse who would love to be surrounded by beautiful beaches and lush green forests? Working for Brookdale West Seattle would allow you to make this dream come true! With spectacular views from our roof top deck of the downtown Seattle's skyline and Mt. Baker, the Brookdale West Seattle community is conveniently located near everything Seattle has to offer. There is nothing like a stroll along Aliki Beach, or enjoying beautiful Lincoln Park and Emerald Water Anglers. Come join our staff of highly qualified and nurturing caregivers, medical assistants and executive management who contribute to the happiness of our residents and their families. Our staff is focused on exceeding resident expectations and being with them every step of the way to meet their needs. This awesome opportunity offers a free fully furnished apartment for 3 months, a sign-on bonus, and relocation assistance! Brookdale West Seattle is looking for a Nurse Manager who can continue to make a difference in the lives of our residents and staff members. If you are that person, please apply today so you can be part of the Brookdale experience! Responsibilities Manages the day-to-day clinical services of the community to ensure resident's healthcare needs are met. Ensures residents are treated with respect and dignity and ensures quality care as resident's healthcare needs change. Supervises and provides leadership as well as coaching to licensed nurses and other direct care staff within the community. Responsible for the direct supervision of community-based licensed, certified and non-certified clinical associates.Assigns and directs work of subordinates; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.Provides training and education to resident care associates on an ongoing basis with classroom in-services, and situation-specific training.Supervises the maintenance of resident charts and reviews documentation performed by care giving staff.As described and allowed in the Nurse Practice Act, assesses health, oversee medication administration, functional and psycho-social status of residents, initiates individualized service plans, proactively manages care and services for each resident, evaluates effectiveness and maximizes the resident's opportunity to remain in their environment.Manages the health care of residents, including the dissemination of information to families and associates. Ensures that family members are aware of resident's need for scheduled appointments.Participates in pre-admission screening of prospective new residents. Assures that required documentation is completed prior to or upon resident admission, including nursing assessments, service plans, and other assigned forms. Updates assessments as required by policy and as described/allowed in Nurse Practice Actor state regulation.Performs on-site evaluations of residents admitted to alternate care environments for treatment, and maintains contact with resident families with the intent of returning resident to Brookdale.Evaluates residents; documents changes in condition, and notifies executive director, physician, and resident's legally responsible party/family of resident's condition and municates with physicians regarding residents' status and condition changes. Ensures residents are prepared for physician appointments, and visits.Facilitates continuity of care for those residents receiving home health care, hospice services, and other third party healthcare-related services.Participates in or leads meetings relevant to resident care issues, such as Service Plan meetings, involving appropriate parties as needed.Ensures in-house ancillary medical services such as podiatrist, doctor visits, dental visits, psych visits, lab, X-ray, ambulance, etc. are scheduled and followed through.Participates in department quality improvement activities.Assists in keeping the environment safe for associates to reduce the occurrence of Workers' Compensation claims by appropriately evaluating resident transfer and mobility needs and involving therapy services as indicated.Shares on-call and manager on duty responsibilities/shifts as required. This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor. Qualifications Education and ExperienceEducation as required to obtain state nursing license (LPN/LVN or RN). Preferred a minimum of 3 years clinical leadership experience. Working knowledge of basic technology and electronic documentation. Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsLPN/LVN or RN license. Management/Decision MakingApplies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these. Knowledge and SkillsPossesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and desire to understand the culture and work environment. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Standing Walking Sitting Use hands and fingers to handle or feel Reach with hands and arms Climb or balance Stoop, kneel, crouch crawl Talk or hear Taste or smell Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds Vision Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage On-Call on an as needed basis Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents Exposure to latex Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment Requires Travel: Occasionally Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. Schedule: Regular Full-Time Associated topics: asn, bsn, ccu, intensive, nurse, nurse rn, registered nurse, surgery, tcu, unit
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