Float Pool-Registered Nurse ($27.50-$33.00)
Community Support Services provides staffing resources to all of our Communities, and serves as an important component of the overall care teams of the organization. Our Float Pool Team of Professionals is looking for Registered Nurses that pride themselves in providing quality care and services to seniors in a variety of levels of care. As a critical care partner on the Nursing Team, our RN's are an essential part of the everyday care planning and implementation of delivering individualized resident health needs.
Members of our Float Pool must be: Independent workers, able to problem solve on their own, and be dependable and able to adapt to the changes and needs of the staffing patterns throughout the company.
We embrace RN's as the professionals they are, and provide a variety of opportunities for those looking to be career RN's as well as those looking for a career path in the nursing field. Just some of the benefits we provide include:
- A robust paid time off accrual for both full and part time associates.
- A work environment where you are encouraged to embrace residents and their family members.
- Generous Scholarship opportunities to help advance your career, whatever that may look like.
- A variety of schedules, including 8 and 12 hour shifts, as well as Days, Nights and Evenings.
- Generous Shift Differential for Nights.
- The opportunity to be on a team with a Director of Nursing and care team that values our associates and supports our daily interaction with residents.
If you are looking to work in a Community where your natural talent to care for people can be appreciated, valued and recognized, you may want to consider reading further about this job, and applying with us.
Hiring Wage Range for Float Pool RN's: Minimum $27.50 - Maximum $33.00 (based on experience - those with verifiable and qualifying experience may be considered for higher than the maximum hiring wage).
Position Summary: Our Float Pool Registered Nurses provide clinical services to residents residing in skilled nursing, assisted living and memory support in all of the organization's communities. Filling preexisting shifts as well as "call-out" shift vacancies, by floating between different departments and communities and filling in staffing gaps as needed. The Float Pool RN teams with multiple departments to conduct and coordinate the development, completion and as needed updates of the resident assessment and care plan in accordance with the requirements of care standards.
Basic Requirements & Experience Needed:
- Must be a current Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado.
- Must be able to read, write and speak the English language.
- Must demonstrate a high level of sensitivity and interest in people.
- Must successfully pass a criminal background check and 9 panel drug screen.
- 1-2 years experience in a supervisory capacity preferred.
- Qualified Medication Administration Personnel (QMAP) Certification preferred.
- 3-6 months experience in long term care preferred.
Essential Duties of the Float Pool Registered Nurse:
- Provides professional nursing services for residents
- Provides clinical services to residents residing in skilled nursing, assisted living, and memory support in all of the Organization’s communities and on all shifts.
- Fills in for pre-existing shifts as well as "call out" shift vacancies, by floating between different departments and communities and filling in on both long-term and short term assignments.
- Coordinates care and services based on resident needs and individual preferences as determined by ongoing assessment and evaluation.
- Leads coworkers, with education-based expertise, to provide a holistic and person-centered model of care for residents.
- Responsible for the day to day administration of established policies and programs and supervises direct caregivers
- Responsible for initiating resident-centered care plans. Continuously evaluates and updates resident-centered care plans with input from the residents, families, and the care planning team.
- Listens to resident, family, and/or physician concerns and initiates corrective action.
- Recognizes and identifies signs and symptoms and uses initiative and proper judgment in coordinating interventions.
- Communicates with other nursing staff, physician, pharmacist, resident, family member and others with need to know on resident’s status.
- Ensures protection of resident privacy and confidentiality.
- Responsible to provide Life Enrichment opportunities to improve the quality of Resident life.
- Prepares, administers, and documents medications according to physician orders and selected resident service packages. Ensures that needed medications are available and expired medications are destroyed per protocol.
- Keeps resident at highest level of functioning possible by coordinating therapy and services as needed.
- Communicates with and reports to the Health Services Director concerns, incidents, and progress of residents.
- Documents assessment findings, interventions, and follow-up.
- Supervises, coaches, and disciplines nursing support staff and reports staff concerns to the Health Services Director.
- Works with licensed therapy providers to assess residents for therapy/restorative services
- Signs off admission assessments completed by LPNs
- Oversees delivery of IV therapy and other skilled services that are offered to Assisted Living residents with licensed nurse packages
- Other duties as assigned.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands of the Job:
- Position requires strenuous physical work. Heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling objects up to 100 pounds occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently.
- Exposure to blood borne pathogens, body excretions and communicable diseases possible.
- Sits, stands, bends and moves frequently during working hours.
- Is subject to frequent interruptions.
- Interacts with residents, family members, visitors frequently.