Teamwork is what we’re all about at Lexington Health Care, working together to achieve positive patient outcomes. We realize that when you collaborate, great things are possible; for your patients, and for your career. Lexington proudly employs more than 2,500 employees allowing us to provide an immeasurable value to the communities we serve. So much of who we are comes from being an organization dedicated to the highest attainable quality of care available today. In an industry filled with rapid change and growth, our commitment to family values will never change. As a family owned organization, we have always maintained a unique perspective. Our reputation as a leading health care employer is unmatched. Come see for yourself why it’s so fulfilling to be a part of Lexington! Every employee in the Lexington Network must adhere to and uphold the standards set forth in our culture contract. Our common purpose, quality standards and behavioral expectations are what set us apart from other organizations. Every interaction must be approached using the ICARE expected behaviors so that every employee and resident will be treated with respect. Position Expectations:
- The Restorative nurse shall assure that each resident’s need for restorative services is assessed and shall assure the provision of necessary interventions based on the assessed need.
- The Restorative Nurse assures quality care, residents’ rights, dignity, abuse prohibition and customer service is focused on daily.
- Develops and encourages a teamwork approach within the restorative department and facility.
- Completes Restorative Nursing Program Evaluation in Vision on non-skilled admissions, re-admissions, change of conditions, or residents transitioning from skilled therapy services within 72 hours.
- Develops restorative programming to meet residents’ functional needs.
- Complete restorative and other care plan areas such as ADL’s, bowel and bladder for those on restorative caseload.
- Schedules restorative programs in Vision for documentation.
- Completes Quarterly Restorative Program Evaluation form and Restorative Nursing Program Progress Note.
- Supervise the R.N.A.’s to assure completion of restorative programming.
- Complete Sections G, H, O, P of the MDS for OBRA assessments on non-skilled residents.
- Assists with MDS completion as assigned by supervisor.
- Completes TARP training of direct care staff.
- Participate in CMI process to assure capturing of care provided.
- Reviews documentation to identify potential improper coding of minutes with MDS completion.
- Re-educates C.N.A. staff on proper coding of restorative minutes.
- Participates in Clinical Grand Rounds with therapy and IDT.
- Understands Facility Quality Measures and participates in quality assurance programs to improve outcomes.
- Starts bladder diary on flagged residents, reviews completed three day bladder diaries, and develops scheduled toileting or bladder re-training programs based on completed assessment.
- All other duties as assigned.
- RN/LPN in the State of Illinois.
- Restorative Certified or must obtain within three months of hire
- CMAC Certification within three months of hire.
- Knowledge and understanding of the Nursing Process,
- Ability to work as a team member.
- Knowledge and understanding of the RAI process
- Knowledge of nursing policies and procedures.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Supervision and Leadership
- Critical Thinking Skills
- Time Management
- Development of Interpersonal Relationships with Residents/Families
- Must be able to read, speak and understand the English language. Physical Requirements:
- Must be able to propel a resident in a wheelchair
- Must be able to move items at least 20 pounds
- Must be able to assist residents in evacuating the building in an emergency
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time
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