RESTORATIVE NURSE
Vivage - Aurora, CO

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VIVAGE Quality Health Partners is a nationally-recognized Long Term Care management company that currently manages 26+ skilled nursing facilities throughout Colorado, 16 in the Denver metro area alone, and rural locations in Greeley, Grand Junction, Holly, Canon City, and Pueblo, and 1 community in the Albuquerque metro, New Mexico area. We have approximately 2,200 employees and over 2,000 healthcare beds. Levels of care at our VIVAGE facilities include: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, Long Term Care, sub-acute ventilator dependence as well as specialty Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Assisted Living care. We have been in Colorado for over 55 years of combined successful outcomes by Quality Life Management and Piñon Management, providing services that enhance and improve operations and consumer satisfaction. VIVAGE is dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. VIVAGE Quality Health Partners brings the “quality of life in aging” and “living well.”

VIVAGE Quality Health Partners, a Quality Life Management and Pinon Management company and nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry, is seeking a Restorative Nurse to join Summit Rehabilitation and Care Community one of our VIVAGE communities in Aurora, Colorado area.

Summit Rehabilitation and Care Community

500 Geneva St

Aurora, CO 80011

Many of our VIVAGE homes are Eden registered. We invite you to apply for this opportunity. For consideration, please email your resume to www.VIVAGE.com or apply in person in one of our homes. VIVAGE offers a competitive salary and excellent employee benefits. To learn more about us and the homes we manage, please visit our websites at www.VIVAGE.com . VIVAGE brings “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care! EOE/AA No Agencies or Affiliates, please!

PS : We are now the largest Long Term Care provider in Colorado!

Position Title: Restorative Nurse

BASIC FUNCTIONS

The primary responsibility of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct overall operation of restorative nursing procedures following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct restorative nursing procedures, as well as its programs and activities.

Develop, maintain, and periodically update written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department.

Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary.

Determine the staffing needs.

Recommend the number and level of nursing personnel to be employed.

Assist in calculating the number of direct nursing personnel care on duty each shift.

Ensure that all nursing assistants are enrolled in or have graduated from an approved training program.

Develop work assignments and schedule duty hours.

Make daily rounds of the nursing service department to ensure all nursing personnel are performing their work assignments.

Review complaints and grievances made or filed by department personnel.

Ensure that disciplinary action is administered fairly.

Participate in the interviewing and selection of residents for admission.

Develop a written plan of care for each resident that identifies the problems/needs, indicated the care to be given, goals to be accomplished, and which professional service is responsible for each element of care.

Prepare and plan the nursing service department’s budget and submit to the Administrator.

Schedule, attend, and participate in nursing service meetings.

Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.

Perform all other duties, as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/JOB TRAINING

Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience

Must have, as a minimum, three (3) years of experience as a supervisor in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related health care facility. Must have, as a minimum (6) months experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.

Specific Requirements

Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state.

Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.

Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.

Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.

Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as willingness to handle difficult residents.

Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Skills

Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state.

Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.

Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.

Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.

Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as willingness to handle difficult residents.

Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Experience

Must have, as a minimum, three (3) years of experience as a supervisor in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related health care facility. Must have, as a minimum (6) months experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.

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