Lead Nurse - RN
Company: Villa Marin
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: January 14, 2019
Villa Marin is a non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community; a community that offers residents independent living options and daily support services as needed. Residents enjoy the pride of ownership and participate in decision-making about the community. Villa Marin holds a rating of Top Performing according to U.S. News for retirement communities. If you enjoy working with people in a beautiful community like Villa Marin, and have the skills and experience to match the job description below, we may have an opportunity for you. We're always looking for people who are friendly, reliable, and ready to help make our community a great place to live. SCHEDULE: 7:00a.m to 3:30p.m, 4 on/3 off rotation schedule, includes weekends and some holidays. SUMMARY: Renders professional nursing care to resident in our Health Center. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: --- Administer medications according to physicians' orders --- Provide treatment as established by physicians or supervisor --- Responds to emergency situations and expedites indicated treatment, secure follow-up assistance --- Make rounds with physicians and insure that changes in treatment are handled; visits residents at their requests or that of doctors to evaluate medical/emotional/nursing needs, pain management. --- Informs Manager of Nursing/doctor/Health Services Administrator of any events which may necessitate medical intervention --- Consults family members where indicated to insure that residents' needs are met; evaluates need for permanent or transient stay in hospital --- Coordinates doctors schedules and assists during appointments --- Maintains records, charts and files as required --- Assesses need for additional help or services for residents coordinating with other departments to meet needs --- Performs related work as required --- Other duties as assigned by Manager KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Broad based knowledge of nursing practices and skill in dealing with geriatric patients and chronic care needs. Knowledge of medical care equipment and its use and operation. Sensitivity and understanding of issues related to aging. QUALIFICATIONS: Current California nursing license and qualified to practice in the State of California as an RN. Experience in nursing as would normally be obtained through a minimum of one year nursing experience in an acute and/or geriatric setting. Must be capable of performing the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations. Must meet health assessment requirements as regulated by the California Department of Social Services, including TB testing and fingerprint clearance required by Community Care Licensing through the State of California Department of Justice background check bureau. Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing, and/or possess sufficient communication skills to perform the tasks required. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Depending on facility needs, may have supervisory responsibility for Certified Nursing Assistants COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: DOE plus shift differentials. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Long Term Disability insurance coverages. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program, 401k retirement savings program with employer contribution. In addition we offer paid vacation, paid sick time, paid bereavement leave, jury duty leave and more. APPLICATION INFORMATION: If you're interested in applying, please fax your resume with the job title in the subject line to (415) 499-1061. You may also mail your resume to us at: Human Resources Department, 100 Thorndale Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903. Note to Sonoma County applicants: For Sonoma County residents living in Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, Cotati and Petaluma there is convenient transit to San Rafael via the SMART train. Also, we offer free shuttle service between the SMART train station in San Rafael and Villa Marin's beautiful hillside location.
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