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Infection Prevention Nurse RN

Company: Brookdale Trinity Towers
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Make Lives Better Including Your Own. SIGN ON BONUS $1500
Relationships and integrity are the heart of our culture. They help us create a welcoming and inclusive community among our residents, associates and patients that feels like family. They guide us to be open in our communication with each other, and enable us to make the right decisions for the people who have entrusted us with their care. Our relationships and integrity work together to create a positive impact in the lives of the people we touch.
The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you'll receive a competitive compensation and benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. You'll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness - physical, mental, emotional, and financial. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.
If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us!
Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.
We believe that in order to best serve our residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates. One way we do that is through our benefits. Our offerings include, but are not limited to:
Full-time and part-time associate benefits:

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Benefit plan package
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
  • Associate Compassion Fund
  • Associate Discounts
  • Identity theft protection
  • Pet savings and insurance plans
  • Voluntary benefits available
    Full-time associate benefits:
    • Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account and more.
    • Paid Time Off
    • Adoption Benefit
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)
    • Voluntary STD and LTD
      Please note, Brookdale has adopted a policy requiring all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions based on medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, or applicable state laws and regulations.Responsibilities:Provides care to residents in accordance with physician orders, recognized standards of practice and established company policies and procedures. See Infection Prevention Addendum for additional job duties.
      • Implements and coordinates the delivery of care in collaboration with physician and resource health care personnel. Ensures resident rights are maintained at all times.
      • Utilizes the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation) in applying nursing knowledge.
      • Documents all pertinent information regarding nursing care, care plans, observation of the residents' overall condition and behavior, Medicare charting, admission, discharge, and patient teaching.
      • Maintains a working knowledge of company policies and procedures and Clinical Systems. Adheres to company systems, processes, and procedures.
      • Provides functional direction and assistance to Charge Nurses and CNAs. Completes new staff orientation as assigned.
      • Directs resident care to include making rounds on a timely basis to ensure continuity of care. Ensures proper utilization of community supplies and equipment. Answers call lights as needed. Sets up and administers prescribed medications and treatments including IV therapy; operates a variety of medical equipment as necessary.
      • Completes monthly/quarterly assessments and documentation as assigned. Attends care plan meetings as assigned. Acts as resident advocate.
      • Communicates effectively with the residents, families, visitors, members of the health care team, and other disciplines.
      • Participates in screening potential admission and placement of prospective residents in the community in order to ensure competent nursing services.
      • Actively participates in community's Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Program. Monitors and assesses clinical systems for concerns and trends and reports findings to Nursing Administration.
      • Must have working knowledge of community's emergency procedures, including fire and disaster drills, OSHA regulations, and infection control standards.
      • Attends training to stay abreast of current and emerging nursing/healthcare trends.
        This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his her supervisor.Qualifications:Education and Experience
        Graduate from Accredited Nursing School and a minimum of one to two years related experience preferred.
        Certifications, Licenses, and other Special Requirements
        Current State RN License. Basic CPR/first aid training. Fire safety training.
        Management/Decision Making
        Uses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally.
        Knowledge and Skills
        Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process. Has working knowledge of the organization. Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as exceptional customer service skills. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Ability to prioritize and plan work activities. Ability to organize tasks and work area. Possesses the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Demonstrates an interest in working with a senior population. Ability to establish an effective working relationship with all departments and the community. Excellent organizational and follow-through skills. Demonstrates attention to detail. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and email (Microsoft Outlook or Exchange preferred). Possesses basic typing skills. Ability to maintain resident confidentiality.
        Physical Demands and Working Conditions
        • Standing
        • Walking
        • Sitting
        • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
        • Reach with hands and arms
        • Climb or balance
        • Stoop, kneel, crouch crawl
        • Talk or hear
        • Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds
        • Vision
        • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
        • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage
        • On-Call on an as needed basis
        • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
        • Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents
        • Exposure to latex
        • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
        • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards
        • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
        • Requires Travel: OccasionallyBrookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

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