Nurse | RN/LPN

 
Birch Grove Assisted Living and White Oak Cottages Memory Care at Fox Hill Village

Are you a Nurse who’s interested in joining an innovative national movement transforming long-term care?  Would you like to improve the lives of elders living with chronic conditions? Would you like to be part of a self-managed work team with more empowerment?  BECOME A PART OF OUR TEAM in a brand new assisted living household!

 
Job Description

Reports to Nurse Manager

Status: Non-Exempt

Summary of Position:

The Nurse is responsible for assisting the Nurse Manager in monitoring resident needs, notifying the Nurse Manager of any changes observed in resident condition, and ensuring that all services outlined in the residents’ service plans are delivered with excellent quality, on time, and with respect. The Nurse will assist with all aspects of compliance with all state and local requirements. The Nurse reports to the Nurse Manager and works in collaboration with the CNAs. The nurse must respect and support the philosophy of the Green House Project and its self-managed work team of CNAs where the nurse has a non-traditional role in supporting the residents in a small, intentional community or homelike environment.

Essential Functions & Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
  1. Engage in regular communication with the CNA work team on each shift to obtain an update on each
  2. Review and monitor the overall adequacy of each resident’s Individual Service Plan (ISP); ensure that each ISP is being administered
  3. Provide assessment visits to residents who present with symptoms or appear to have had a change in their condition. Use nursing judgment to determine if any resident needs prompt medical attention; provide emergency nursing care/first aid such as CPR, Heimlich Maneuver, AED Machine as necessary; communicate follow up care to CNA work team as appropriate; report incidents/illnesses to family
  4. Work in collaboration with CNAs as part of the overall self-managed work
  5. Maintain communications with physicians and home healthcare agencies providing
  6. Develop and implement strategies that promote person-centered
  7. Assist with pre-occupancy assessments and service plan
  8. Assist with pharmacy medication delivery and observe or deliver medication in accordance with SAMM and LMA policies and procedures. Evaluate CNA compliance with SAMM protocols. Evaluate residents for independent, SAMM, or LMA
  9. Assist with in-service staff
  10. Maintain emergency supplies and the safe condition of equipment, including mechanical
  11. Monitor standard use of universal
Physical Requirements/Core Competencies:

Occasional lifting and carrying of equipment and supplies weighing 30 lbs. or less. Occasional lifting of residents from the floor weighing up to 150 lbs. with the assistance of a mechanical lift as needed. Sitting 50%, walking, and standing 50%. Protective equipment as indicated.

Education & Experience:
  • A Registered Nurse license or Massachusetts Licensed Practical Nurse license is required.
  • Current CPR certification
  • 2–5 years of experience in LTC or Gerontological health Assisted living experience is strongly preferred.
  • Exceptional computer skills, with proficiency with ALIS and Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel) with the willingness to learn new
  • Detail-orientated with the ability to prioritize competing demands on time.
Equipment required in the performance of essential job duties:

AED Machine

Microsoft Office

Gloves

Stethoscope/ 02 machine

Telephone

Protected Eye Wear

BP Cuff

Fax Machine

Mechanical Lift

Fox Hill Village offers an outstanding salary and a very generous benefits package. Part-time employees are also eligible for vacation, holiday, sick, personal days, and 401(k) retirement plans with a generous company match.

Interested candidates should forward a resume and cover letter to Jacinta Murphy (jmurphy@foxhillvillage.com).

Fox Hill Village is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and competence and are not influenced or affected by race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local law.