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Assistant Director of Nursing Registered Nurse RN

Company: Sava Senior Care
Location: Laredo
Posted on: July 17, 2021

Job Description:

As an Infection Preventionist, you will lead the charge in our compliance efforts with infection prevention requirements.

Don't think of this as just a job. It's a calling. We are seeking dedicated nurses interested in infection prevention and helping others and making a difference with quality care and compassion while holding high standards for infection prevention.

We don't think of you as just an employee. You're part of our family. We are dedicated to supporting and encouraging your infection prevention skills and experience, in an environment built on respect, innovation and opportunity.

Caring for YOU Compensation Care Package: Just as you invest your heart and soul into the well-being of your patients, we invest in programs and technology that incorporate competitive pay and benefits to help keep you on top of your game. Our goal is to lead the way in our COVID-19 response and overall Infection Prevention efforts to help keep our centers, our teams and our patients and residents safe. While you focus on providing quality care for your patients, we'll focus on caring for you:

  • Caring for YOU: We offer competitive compensation including sign-on bonuses at select locations and 100% employer paid health insurance premiums through our concierge benefits provider.
  • Caring for Your Health & Safety: You are on the frontlines of fighting this pandemic, and we're fighting right beside you to keep our teams healthy and engaged! We offer incentives for immunization participation. You'll also see a number of extra cleaning and sanitizing protocols, including equipping centers with Victory Electrostatic Sprayers to disinfect rooms and surfaces throughout the center. We continue to source PPE supply to ensure you and staff have adequate PPE to follow CDC guidelines.
  • Caring for Your Professional Development: Education is the cornerstone of your success, and we'll do our part to help you build and follow your career path. We will invest in you and sponsor your certification with the Associate-Infection Prevention and Control (a-IPC) certification in addition to the CDC required training. As an employee you will have access to our online learning platform and our suite of online educational and professional courses to assist you in enhancing your skill set to prepare you on your next rung of the career ladder.

Summary

Assists the Director of Nursing (DoN) in providing, planning, coordinating or managing nursing care, nursing services and health education to residents and patients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Assists in ensuring nursing staff is providing quality and appropriate resident / patient care that meets or exceeds company and regulatory standards.
  • May assist with recruiting, hiring, providing orientation/training, and retaining a sufficient number of qualified staff to carry out the responsibilities of nursing services. Ensures employee performance meets or exceeds expectations and periodic performance appraisals are conducted on a timely basis.
  • Assists with scheduling and performing rounds to monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of nursing care.
  • Assists in maintaining administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for the proper charting and documentation of care and of medications and treatments.
  • May be responsible for quality assurance, infection control, and the development of staff as determined by the Director of Nursing.
  • Helps develop and implement the written staffing plan and nursing schedule that reflects the needs of the resident population.
  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
  • Adheres to scope of practice limitations based on qualifications.
  • May occasionally be required to perform patient care duties.
  • In the absence of the Director of Nursing, the duties and responsibilities of the DoN may be delegated to this position.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Nurse with experience in long-term care or geriatric nursing. Management or supervisor experience in long-term care or geriatric nursing preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES

  • Assists the DoN in the supervision of nursing staff and others for whom they are administratively or professionally responsible

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND REQUIREMENTS
May occasionally be required to work non-standard hours. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, see, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Keywords: Sava Senior Care, Laredo , Assistant Director of Nursing Registered Nurse RN, Other , Laredo, Texas

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