Ingleside At King Farm
  • Healthcare/Skilled
  • Rockville, MD, USA
  • Part Time

Ingleside at King Farm (IKF) is a not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community central to the award-winning inter-generational King Farm development. We offer small town living just a short ride from the nation's capital. Inside our walls, you will find a stress free lifestyle with a variety of cultural arts, wellness activities and amenities to choose from, and some of the area's most spacious apartment homes. But most of all, you will find unique members with rich life experiences who have created a community within a community.

If you take accountability for you actions, treat others with respect as you wish to be treated, are a good steward of assets and resources, are innovative with new ideas, strive for excellence in your work and enjoy having fun then we would be honored to receive your application for this position.

We currently have openings for Part Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in our skilled nursing neighborhood. Ideal applicants will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal as well as compassion for residents and team members. This position is primarily responsible for providing care as well as overseeing, directing and evaluating all resident care. The Charge Nurse is responsible for communicating with physicians ensuring care is being provided as ordered

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides resident care in the form of treatment, medication, and diagnostic procedures as delegated by the Delegating Nurse or designate physician
  • Initiates corrective action to resident care if assigned resident shows no sign of improvement. Informs the Delegating Nurse of concerns or issues of the resident care and obtains approval for corrective action to be taken.
  • Completes and distributes nursing reports to the Delegating Nurse and the designate physician within the given time requirement.
  • Obtains any residents follow up report from current shift nurse and records sufficient information. Reports any necessary changes and/or follow up actions necessary to Delegating Nurse.
  • Provides upcoming shift nurses with the obtained resident report and any follow up or special care necessary. Documents in daily open charting any orders given to nurses or assistants in regards to care of resident.
  • Performs review of charts and resident information with all new admissions to the skilled nursing neighborhood.
  • Transcribes all medication and treatment orders to resident's chart within the same day of admission. Sends to Delegating Nurse to sign off on all listed information.
  • Verifies all orders with the Delegating Nurse and/or current physician before placing order with the designated pharmacy.
  • Acts as a leader and manager of assigned positions; ensuring productivity, efficiency and accuracy in work performed.
  • Ensures cross-training is provided to shift employees as needed and appropriate.
  • Identifies unacceptable performance and behavior exhibited by employees and takes appropriate action; utilizes progressive discipline policy when appropriate and maintains documentation as required.
  • Delegates care tasks to all GNA/CMA's based on qualification and competency of the GNA/CMA. Follows up with the GNA/CMA to ensure proper care and documentation has been provided.
  • Maintains professional presence when representing Ingleside at King Farm; exhibits degree of professionalism consistent with standards in performance, behavior, and appearance.
  • Maintains resident confidentiality and privacy at all times according to policies and procedures; uses discretion when discussing confidential matters.
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior with residents, families, co-workers, subordinates, supervisors, and other department staff.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with management and coworkers; willingly follows directions and requests as appropriate.

Job Requirements:

LPN in the state of Maryland with three (3) or more years Charge Nurse experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Incumbent should be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form, possess high-quality verbal and written communication ability, strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and be knowledgeable on general nursing principles. Must be proficient in the operation of computer applications.

 

PLEASE DO NOT CALL TO CHECK ON THE STATUS OF YOUR APPLICATION. The hiring manger will review all applications and will contact those applicants with applicable credentials and experience.

 

EEO Statement:

As an employer committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ingleside recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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