Wellness Nurse RN or LVN

Nursing Santa Rosa, California


Description

Provides nursing assessment, service coordination, and case management to Independent Living and Assisted Living Residents to promote wellness and maintain independence.

Responsibilities

  • The Wellness-RN ensures quality nursing and wellness care to all residents of Independent/Assisted Living.
  • Establishes and conducts initial assessment process upon admission to the Community; evaluates health status of case load on an ongoing basis
  • Provides professional and crisis intervention to the residents in cases of emergencies
  • The Wellness-RN encourages individual residents to participate in their own wellness plan and assists in the development of that plan.
  • Assures compliance with regulations including policy and procedures, documentation and care practices
  • Promotes and protects the rights of each resident, acts as a mandatory reporter for all suspected abuse situations, and complies with all HIPAA standards of practice
  • Provides input to the health care team on individual resident status and safety
  • The Wellness-RN attends meetings as necessary and performs any other duties as assigned by the Director of Outpatient Services.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to read, speak well and be understood in the English language
  • Computer literacy
  • RCFE certificate preferred
  • Bilingual ability preferred

Education and Qualifications

  • Licensed RN in the State of California
  • Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Certificate
  • Three to five years nursing experience in geriatric population
  • Advanced degree in health care management and/or nursing desired

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