Registered NurseVolunteers of America | Eckert, CO, 81418, US
Posted 16 days ago
Come join our awesome team as a Registered Nurse at Senior Community Care of Colorado PACE- Eckert. We are offering great benefits and positive work environments!
Senior Community Care of Colorado PACE is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.
Registered Nurse Job Highlights:
- 403(b) Retirement Plan;
- Career scholarships;
- Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs;
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday & Sick Days)
About the job:
The Registered Nurse provides general and skilled nursing care to participants, executes interventions in accordance with the plan of care, implements primary care orders, evaluates participant complaints in person and/or by telephone, develops appropriate plan of care, provides participant, caregiver and family education and communicates participants condition to primary caregivers, physician and care team.
Required Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Graduate of a school of professional nursing.
- Current Colorado Registered Nurses (R.N.) License, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required, Bachelors of Science Nursing (BSN) preferred.
- Unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Colorado required.
- Must have a valid drivers license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation.
- Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
- Knowledge about the PACE model and philosophy of care
- Functions as a member of the Care Team. Maintains regular attendance at, and participants in Care Team meetings; communicates participant changes, collaborates on plan of care decisions and coordination for twenty-four (24) hour care delivery. Effectively communicates with team mates during meetings or one-on-one conversations.
- In coordination with the Care Manager and other nursing staff, develops and implements a plan of care to meet the needs of participants to remain living safely in the community for as long as possible in alignment with their goals of care. Maintains aligned, comprehensive plan of care for all participants living in residential facilities and coordinates care between facility and Care/Interdisciplinary Team
- Conducts a comprehensive initial nursing assessment with new PACE enrollees. Coordinates with the Care/Interdisciplinary Team to develop a comprehensive plan of care for each participant. Conducts nursing re-assessment semi-annually and as needed.
- Performs general and skilled nursing care to participants as assigned. Implements the plan of care and physician orders in coordination with the Care/Interdisciplinary Team. Observes, records, and reports participants condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to providers. Triages participants to determine priority of care and assists in the treatment, examination, and testing of participants
- Participates in nursing on-call rotation to provide after-hours and weekend assistance and care, as needed, to PACE participants.
- Receives participant complaints, triages, and responds to participant needs.
- Reviews and signs off orders and disseminates orders and instructions to appropriate staff and contracted personnel. Maintains and reviews participant records, charts, and other pertinent information. Completes documentation and charting in accordance with organizational policy.
About Senior Community Care of Colorado:
Senior Community Care of Colorado is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.
Senior Community Care of Colorado (SCCCO) is a PACE Program (Program of All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly) serving older adults in Montrose and Delta Counties. Our team offers wrap-around care services to meet the unique needs of each of our participants and support them to remain living independently in their homes and communities. Our approach to care is based on our respect for the human spirit and the belief that the right to dignity doesnt diminish with age. Compassion, empathy, personal attention are at the core of how we serve each and every program participant. Unlike other settings, getting to know our participants and building meaningful relationships are key to our success.
SCCCO has centers in Montrose and Delta Counties, surrounded by the breathtaking Colorado scenery. With the plummeting depths of the Black Canyon National Park just to the east, the towering and majestic San Juan Mountains to the south, the expansive Uncompahgre Plateau to the west, and lake-bejeweled Grand Mesa to the north, and an expansive water sports park right in the middle of town, we are literally surrounded by an endless variety of prospects for exploration and adventure. Montrose and Delta County also offer a large variety of shopping and dining options and a full schedule of cultural and community events. To learn more about our communities, visit visitmontrose.com and visitdeltaco.us.
We want our staff to love their job and offer flexible work schedules and a comprehensive benefits package that support a healthy and active work-life balance. SCCCO is Great Place to Work-Certified!