Nurse (RN/LPN) Multiple Positions
at Rogerson Communities

Date Posted: 3/30/2017

Job Description

POSITION:                           Nurse (RN/LPN)

SUPERVISOR:                     ClinicalSupervisor
LOCATION:                         SouthWeymouth, MA

FLSA STATUS:                    Full Time/Part Time, Non-Exempt

SHIFTS:                                    All shifts available

About Fairing Way:
Located in a brand new state-of-the-art senior living community, Fairing Wayoffers an exceptional environment for South Shore adults aged 55 and plus.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Nurse (RN/LPN) is accountable for the comprehensive assessment,planning, implementation and evaluation of resident care and coordination andsupervision of the nursing staff on their shift.  The Nurse ensures thequality of nursing care meets the ANA Standards of Nursing Practice and isconsistent with the policies and procedures of Nursing Services. 

GENERALQUALIFICATIONS:


•        Mustpossess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college oruniversity, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.


•        Recentexperience in medical/surgical nursing as a Staff Nurse, Head Nurse or in asupervisory position.  Long-term careexperience is desirable.


•        Mustpossess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVNin Massachusetts.

 

SPECIFICRESPONSIBILITIES:

AdministrativeFunctions


•        Meetwith the nursing staff as well as support personnel in planning the shifts’services, programs and activities on a regular basis.


•        Participatein facility surveys made by authorized government agencies as requested.


•        Performadministrative duties such as completing forms, reports, evaluations, studies,charting, etc., as necessary.


•        Collaboratewith the Clinical Supervisor in coordinating orientation and continuingeducation.

 

NURSINGCARE FUNCTIONS


•        Admit,transfer and discharge residents as necessary.


•        Consultwith the resident’s physician in providing the resident’s care, treatment andrehabilitation, as necessary.


•            Implementand maintain established nursing objectives and standards.


•        Conductnursing rounds and assess residents who are seriously ill or have had anyspecial procedures to ensure care plans are in place and accurate and care isbeing rendered to achieve quality results.


•        Makeperiodic checks to ensure that prescribed treatments are being properlyadministered by Resident Care Partners.


•        Notifythe resident’s attending physician and next of kin when the resident isinvolved in an accident or incident or has a change in condition.


•        Administerprofessional services such as catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applyingand changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy and drainage bags, givingmassages and range of motion exercises, care for the dying/dead, etc., asrequired.


•        Ensurethat an adequate supply of floor stock medications, supplies and equipment ison-hand to meet the nursing needs of the residents.  Report needs to the Nurse Supervisor.


•        Orderprescribed medications, supplies and equipment as necessary and in accordancewith established policies.


•        Inspectthe nursing service treatment areas daily to ensure that they are maintained ina clean and safe manner.


•        Developand maintain an adequate unit orientation for per diem and agency staff.

PERSONNELFUNCTIONS


•        Checkhouse staffing upon arrival, making adjustments as needed to ensure adequatecoverage on all nursing units.


•        Takecalls from staff who are ill or otherwise unable to report for work,documenting the time of the call and reason for absence and coordinate coverageas needed.


•        Developwork assignments and/or assist in completing and performing such assignments.

 

RESIDENTRIGHTS/STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES


•        Maintainthe confidentiality of all resident care information and that nursing servicepersonnel knock before enteringthe resident’s room.


•        Monitornursing care to ensure that all residents are treated fairly and with kindness,dignity and respect.


•        Ensurethat all nursing service personnel are knowledgeable of the residents’responsibilities and rights including the right to refuse treatment.


•        Followthe facility’s established complaint/grievance procedures.


•        Reportand investigate all allegations of resident abuse and/or misappropriation ofresident property immediately to the Life Coach/Social Services and/or theAdministrator.


•        Ensurethat nursing personnel honor the resident’s refusal of treatment.


•        Respondto changing needs of nursing services and assume other responsibilities.


Fairing Way providesequal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,disability or genetics.


Fairing Way offers a comfortable workingenvironment along with competitive benefits including health, dental, vision,retirement, paid time off and other benefits.


Job Requirements

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:


•         Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.


•         Recent experience in medical/surgical nursing as a Staff Nurse, Head Nurse or in a supervisory position.  Long-term care experience is desirable.


•         Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in Massachusetts.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location: Weymouth, MA
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 3/30/2017

About Us

With over 150 years of experience, Rogerson Communities has grown to provide a network of innovative, accessible, affordable housing and services for elders, persons with disabilities, and the working poor in the Greater Boston area. Our jobs are more than just a paycheck- we offer an opportunity to join a team that enhances dignity, self-reliance, and vitality in our communities. Rogerson Communities is committed to providing the people it serves the highest quality of care and is looking for individuals who share this vision.

Why Work At Rogerson:

  1. Our Mission
    We work tirelessly to improve the dignity, vitality and longevity of elders and low income individuals and provide cutting edge services to our community. If you want a job where you leave each day feeling your work is valued by both the clients you serve and the organization, look no further.

  2. Our People
    Our team is not only caring and dedicated to our served community, they demonstrate support and humility towards each other and bring a positive attitude to their work. Our average employee stays with the organization 6 years and 40 of our staff have been with Rogerson for 5 or more years.

  3. Our Benefits
    We provide our staff with a variety of competitive and comprehensive benefits including paid time off, healthcare, dental, vision, retirement, pre-tax savings benefits, life and disability insurance. We are also working diligently to find new ways to offer better benefits that fit the needs of our staff.

  4. Our Work Environment
    We understand the importance of providing a happy, healthy and safe environment for all staff and clients and continually identify ways to better our work environment. We do this by investing in a employee led Wellness Program called Wellness Works and continual engagement activities.

  5. Our Reputation
    Our staff take pride knowing they are working for an organization that has been continually recognized as an industry leader that has been providing high quality services for over 150 years.

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