Lexington Health Network

  • RN Charge Nurse

    Job Locations US-IL-Elmhurst
    Job ID
    2018-4484
    Category
    Clinical - Leadership
    Address
    400 West Butterfield Road
    Work Type
    Full Time
    Work Schedule
    Days
  • Overview

    Here at Lexington Square, we are looking for our new best friend!

     

    We see our residents and coworkers as best friends and family! We’re looking for people who are ready to have fun and get feisty while they work! People who will help make a resident’s day by being spontaneous and adventurous!

     

    At Lexington Square we value compassion, hard work and positive energy! Can you see yourself as a part of the Lexington Square family? We’d love to meet you!

     

    The Charge Nurse collaborates with the older adult in developing a plan of services and supervising the implementation of the plan by assisting staff to maintain maximum physical, mental, and psychosocial function. They comply with Illinois State Assisted Living regulations, find a personal and meaningful conversation to make a difference in resident’s day, not medical related.

    Responsibilities

    • Experienced Registered Nurse with an Illinois RN license
    • Supervisory experience preferred
    • Knowledge of Illinois State Assisted Living guidelines and regulations.
    • Communication skills necessary to lead, orient staff and interact effectively with residents, family and other community professionals.
    • Strong time management and problem solving, written and verbal communication skills
    • Must be able to read, speak, and understand the English language.

    Qualifications

    • Provides direct care to residents and assessment in emergency situations.
    • Evaluates resident’s function and physical status on admission, during acute changes in condition, and annually from date of initial move-in to determine if an appropriate level of care is in place.
    • Insures team members carry out non-skilled care tasks and deliver a high level of care.
    • Delivers prompt corrective feedback to staff when necessary.
    • Develops service plans, coordinates health services, and interacts with residents and their family members.
    • Maintains documentation as required by unit policies and state regulations.
    • Supports a resident centered philosophy on the unit.
    • Delivers in-service programs for staff as required.
    • Supports medication program in cooperation with pharmacy.
    • Promptly reports elder abuse, unsafe, or illegal practices to Program Supervisor.
    • Assisting other team members when necessary
    • All other duties as assigned

    Benefits

    • Medical, dental & vision insurance
    • Paid time off
    • 401K
    • Paid holidays

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