Great Lakes Management Co. RN - FT or PT AM and PM shift Cottagewood Senior Communities in Rochester, Minnesota
Cottagewood is located on a beautiful 17 acre campus complete with charming courtyards and attractive cottages. We have a compassionate, caring and dedicated team who daily demonstrate our mission, "To Make a Positive Difference in the Lives of Every Person who Comes in Contact with Our Organization". If you enjoy being part of a team, are a caring and compassionate person and love to help people, this position may be a perfect fit for you. Our employees enjoy flexible work schedules, opportunities for advancement and paid comprehensive training! Check us out at We have openings for AM and/or PM nursing: Your choice of week days (flexible start and end times), and occasional weekends. The following benefits are available for staff who work 30+ hours per week: Paid Vacation Paid sick Floating holidays Bereavement Leave Parental Leave Medical, Dental & Vision insurance (30+ hours per week) Long & short term disability (30+ hours per week) Company paid life insurance (30+ hours per week) 401K Job Objective(s) The role of the RN is to promote that the health and safety of all residents through on site visits with the residents and staff. The RN will ensure that staff is trained in medical procedures and policies which are current and up to date. The RN will also ensure that the facility is in compliance with current regulations and standards. Must be able to relate professionally with residents, staff and family members, display a positive work attitude and be able to work as a team with other staff members. Essential Job Responsibilities Assures residents maintain admission criteria, monitor and recommend alternative placement if necessary. Implements service agreements with all new residents. Reviews and revises service plan as needed and a minimum of 1x per year. Assures residents have up to date care plans per state regulations Monitors and maintains resident charts and clinical progress notes. Communicates to physicians, staff and family changes in resident's needs or conditions. Facilitates coordination of resident services with other service providers. Is responsible for overseeing medications and all medication renewals as well as any necessary follow-up with physicians regarding medications and/or medical conditions. Assures all physicians orders are signed and implemented with-in 24 hours. Assures that medication administration procedures are followed properly and discusses any needed corrections, errors, etc., with staff. Assures new medication sheets are in place by the first of each month. Reviews each resident's medication sheet monthly and assures accuracy and appropriate signatures. Communicates in resident's log any information that staff need to be aware of. Documents disposal of medication per procedure. May provided alternating supervisory visits in coordination with the DON. Works as a team player with all members of the residents care team. Supervises medication practices and medical equipment being used in the building. Assures that staff clearly understands and follow all resident care procedures. Monitors staff for accuracy of monthly resident blood pressures, weights and pulse as requested. Shares resident and family concerns with pertinent staff if appropriate. Assists in the development of policies and procedures and implementation of them. Attends monthly staff meetings. Works with manager to assure emergency procedures are in place. Flexible and willing to expand and adapt to changes in the AL industry. Promotes a positive, team approach and a healthy work environment. Available for on-call medical questions and/or emergencies via phone, per schedule. Assures compliance with regulations and is available for federal and state licensure surveys. Qualifications Maintains a current state license as a Registered Nurse per state regulations. A minimum of one year experience in home health, assisted living or long term care is preferred. Good organizational skills with the ability to self-start and follow t rough with initiatives with a minimal amount of supervision. Exhibits a caring heart with a passion to care for the elderly. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Experience using a resident record computerized system Experience working with seniors Environment Works indoors in a climate-controlled environment majority of the time. General Notes This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; additional details will be specified by the supervisor. The employee will also perform other reasonable business duties as assigned by the supervisor. Management reserves the right to change job responsibilities, duties and hours as needs prevail. Gentle Touch Health Initiatives is an at-will employer. This job description is a guideline and does not constitute a written or implied employment contract. GTHI is an EO Employer/Vets/Disabled. Great Lakes Management Company is an at-will employer; this job description is a guideline and does not constitute a written or implied employment contract. GLMC is an EO Employer/Vets/Disabled.