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LPN Desk Nurse - Baltimore, MD #5068277


Company: FutureCare

Date: 06/14/2018

Category: Oil / Gas / Mining

City: Baltimore, MD

The clinical coordinator coordinates the day to day clinical functions for the residents on our skilled unit. The nurse works with a predominately adult geriatric population. Come join our team at FutureCare Courtland! Weare conveniently located between two major metro stations for an easy commute. WE would love to have you join our family!


Mission, values, customer orientation and continuous quality improvement focus:


All employees are responsible for extending the mission and values of the facility by understanding the needs of those they serve. Each resident, staff member, and community member will be treated in a dignified manner with respect, kindness, and understanding. Employees will subscribe to the organization’s commitment to continuous improvement of quality of service.


  • Clinical: Serves as role model for staff through provision of safe, effective and efficient nursing care. Supervises clinical aspects of nursing.


  • Demonstrates knowledge of Nursing Department standards.


  • Makes rounds on all assigned units a minimum of 2 times per shift to review resident needs.


  • Acts as a concierge for skilled Unit.


  • Meet and greets all new admissions the following business day and reviews/provides consents, baseline care plans, etc.


  • Monitors implementation of nursing process on unit through observation of nursing care given. Identifies deficiencies and communicates to appropriate persons.


  • Resolves complex and difficult clinical issues as necessary.


  • Responds to all emergency situations; utilizing sound judgment, makes decisions about management of such situations.


  • Identifies and documents, according to policy, current resident problems, symptoms, and behavioral change.


  • Communicates changes in resident status to supervisor, physician, and family in a timely manner.


  • Assists with resident care as needed and monitors call light response.


  • Ensures phone calls are answered and addressed or directed to the correct person/department.


  • Ensures labs are addressed and reconciled per facility policy.


    • Leadership: Participates as an effective member of the resident care team contributing to the efficient operation of the unit.
  • Acts as charge nurse for the unit.


  • Supervises care given by ancillary nursing personnel.


  • Abides by the standards identified in FutureCare’s Statement of Corporate Ethics and the Corporate Compliance Plan.


  • Recognizes learning needs of nursing personnel on unit and provides instruction as necessary.


  • Applies effective interviewing skills to elicit necessary information from resident and family.


  • Communicates accurate information about the nursing care plan and resident status to other nursing personnel and health team members.


  • Monitors the relevance, accuracy and completes of information recorded in the medical record.


  • Reviews data obtained and documented by other nursing members.


  • Acts as preceptor for new employees as assigned.


  • Demonstrates procedures to new nursing personnel, as assigned.


  • Participated in Performance Improvement process as assigned.


  • Presents an accurate and comprehensive shift report to oncoming nurse, including resident’s condition, unit activities, actual and potential problems and possible solutions.


  • Initiates occurrence/incident reports as needed and follows through with standards of operating procedures, i.e., “neuro” checks following fall.


  • Investigates and identifies all relevant aspects of incidents as assigned.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Communication: Promotes effective relationships and communication with all staff, residents, and families.
  • Identifies and diffuses stress/conflict situations related to verbal and non-verbal communication problems with follow-up resolution.


  • Communicates pertinent information and requests through established channels.


  • Reads and encourages others to read communication books, memos, and minutes.


  • Interacts with others in a considerate, helpful, and courteous manner.


  • Maintains effective verbal communication is a professional manner.


    • Professional Development: Seeks opportunities for own growth and expansion of responsibilities.
  • Attends meetings as directed at least 75% per year.


  • Participates in education workshops/programs to increase professional competence to meet professional goals a minimum of 16 hours a year.


  • Presents a neat appearance in appropriate dress and identification as required by position.


  • Participates in self-evaluation by discussing with supervisor strengths, weaknesses, objectives, and goals.


  • Attends mandatory in-services.


    • Current LPN license
  • Progressive experience in a charge nurse capacity


  • Long Term Care experience preferred

ID: 2018-9810


Shift: Days


External Company URL: http://www.futurecarehealth.com


Street: 7920 Scotts Level Road


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