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Company: Abri Health Services
Location: Killeen
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, assist in the supervising of nursing services and sets the standards of care to assure a professional, skilled program of care and treatment so that each resident will receive benefit that accounts for their medical, physical, emotional and psychological needs. Fulfills policies and objectives insuring quality nursing care as set forth by the Administrator and standards of the facility. Supports and practices the philosophy, objectives and standards of Senior Care Centers and the Nursing Department, and directs the revision of these as necessary to ensure quality of care to all residents.QUALIFICATIONS:LVN or Registered Nurse that is licensed and in good standing with the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners in the state of TexasCPR certifiedAbility to understand, remember and carry out verbal and written instructions in EnglishAbility to speak clearly and hear well enough to communicate with residents and other team membersAbility to complete assignments while having constant interruptionsMust be capable of performing the Essential Functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodationESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:To assure resident safety.Complete the Daily List on a daily basisReview all new admissions for accuracy and completenessMake rounds on the residents for which you are responsible dailyCoach/mentor the licensed nurses under your chargePlan, organize, develop, coordinate, and direct the infection prevention and control program and its activities in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern such programs.Answer call lights in a timely manner. Be alert to resident's comforts and needs; answertheir requests promptlyLift, move and transfer residents as required. This involves the ability to safely transfer residents who cannot bear their own weight. It also involves the ability to safely perform movements such as pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, kneeling, reaching and lifting in excess of 150 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations. Manual dexterity required performing tasks in assisting residents with their personal needsSafely utilize equipment; report any equipment needing service or repair immediatelyParticipate in emergency fire or disaster drills and other in-service training as scheduledMust be able to safely ascend and descend stairwells and assist in an evacuationMust be capable of maintaining regular attendance in accordance with facility absence policiesUse appropriate work place behavior and adhere to dress code at all timesComplete assigned training on time and/or attend training classes when scheduledUses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situationsPromotes positive public relations with residents, family members and guestsOTHER DUTIES:Assist in ensuring nursing personnel staffing schedules are prepared and posted to insure appropriate staffing levels are maintainedAssure attending physicians are given support by nursing personnelOther duties as assignedPHYSICAL REQUIRENMENTS:Able to lift 150 pounds, if necessary, to assist fallen resident; able to lift 20 pounds for routine performance of essential functionsWORK SCHEDULE:As assigned this may include evenings, weekends, and holidays; be in call rotation as assigned; non- exempt positionAA/EEO/M/F/D/VBENEFITS:At Senior Care Centers we believe in providing our patients with a well-trained staff in a positive and encouraging environment. We provide each of our team members with opportunities for personal and professional growth in a team-oriented working environment. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and the chance to grow professionally in the healthcare industry.Other benefits of the LVN Assistant Director of Nursing role include:Medical, Dental and Vision InsuranceLife InsuranceShort Term DisabilityLong Term DisabilityVacation and Paid Time OffSick401(k) Retirement PlanPaid HolidaysTraining for CEU's Credits

Keywords: Abri Health Services, Killeen , RN ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSING (Infection Preventionist), Executive , Killeen, Texas

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