ABCM Corp Charge Nurse in Nora Springs, Iowa

Facility NameNora Springs Care Center & Summit Heights Assisted Living

Address907 W. Congress, Nora Springs, IA, 50458

Phone641-749-5331

Fax641-749-5236

Job TitleCharge Nurse

Posting Date12/01/2016

Posted ByLisa VerHelst

Poster Emaillverhelst@abcmcorp.com

Job Title/Position:

Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, the charge nurse is responsible for supervising nursing staff members who provide direct resident care, communicating with all health care providers and partners, coordinating and implementing nursing care as ordered by the physician and agreed to by the resident- and documenting those timely, accurately and comprehensively. Is responsible for the provision of nursing services within the scope of his/her license and in compliance with current standards of practice and corporate and facility policies/ procedures. following the plan of care, and insuring the overall health and wellbeing of the resident.

Qualification:

Current, active Iowa Nursing license, experience in long term care with knowledge and understanding of Federal and State nursing facility rules and regulations, including licensing, OSHA, CDC, and Public Safety. If licensed as an LPN, the Iowa Board of Nursing requires completion of a Board-approved course in Supervision within 6 months of working in Charge/Supervisory capacity. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills specific to the English language.

Additional Requirements:

PDC: We believe in a Person Directed Care approach to long-term care, encouraging the individuals who live in our communities to make choices about the care and services they receive.

Supervisor/ team leader positions: This individual must be self-motivated to accomplish assigned responsibilities with minimal supervision and lead team members toward accomplishing common goals.

All positions: Must be free from communicable diseases. Recommend immunizations be current in accordance to recommendations by CDC (unless contraindicated due to allergy), or natural immunity acquired by illness with specific disease. Must pass criminal background and abuse registry checks and be eligible for unrestricted employment.

Please ask us about potential employment bonuses. Tuition Assistance Available.

Benefits:

$5000 sign-on bonus for full time, pro-rated for part time. Competitive Salary

Full Benefits - Personal Day / Medical / Dental / Vision / Life Insurance / Trustmark / Paid Vacations / Sick Leave / 401K Retirement / Cross Training / Free Meals / $50 toward Safety Shoes and Uniforms every 6 months/ Funeral Leave / Six, Double-Time Paid Holidays / Shift Differential / Call-in Pay

Scholarship Program – Receive reimbursement funds towards educational expenses.

Continuing Education Reimbursement – Job related field CEUs.

Personnel Development – Time off for professional meetings needed for on the job improvement.

Care Cost Discount – Immediate family of any full-time, part-time or on-call employee of the Care Center is entitled a 10% discount of the base rate of care for a family member.

Work Environment - Nora Springs Care Center offers a friendly, home-like environment. We are not too big and not too small. We are a team-oriented environment with opportunities for advancement.

Safe Winter Driving - Nora Springs Care Center realizes that we live in north Iowa and we understand that in the wintertime the roads can be challenging. We offer our employees to stay at the Nora Springs motel any time they feel they need to.

Improved Merit Pay - Annually you receive an automatic $0.20 raise. You also have the opportunity to earn up to $0.40 on your merit evaluation, for a total of a possible $0.60 raise every year.

Job Type:

Full Time