Employment Opportunities at Fairing Way
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Dwyer Home at Fairing Way has always prided itself on the individualized nursing care and customized assistance with activities of daily living we provide. Partnering with leaders in the industry, we offer professional services such as dentistry, podiatry, optometry and rehabilitation services.
In this unique community of 50 beds, each resident will be supported to remain as independent as possible, leading a meaningful life with dignity. Our 5 star rated staff ratio is higher than most, so we can spend more time with our patients and ensure that all their needs are met in a homelike environment.
We are searching for dedicated, compassionate, and energetic Registered Nurses RNs or License Practical Nurses LPNs to join our dynamic team and be a vital link between our patients, family, medical professionals and other facility staff.
We currently have the following positions available:
Day Shift- 16 hours (every other weekend)
Evening Shift- 32 hours
Overnight Shift- 32 hours and Overnight Shift- 16 hours
*** Per Diem Positions are available on all Shifts***
**New Nursing Grads are encouraged to apply!**
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Admit, transfer and discharge residents as necessary.
- Consult with the resident’s physician in providing the resident’s care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc., as necessary.
- Review the resident’s chart for specific treatment, medication orders, diets, etc., as necessary.
- Implement and maintain established nursing objectives and standards.
- Make periodic checks to ensure that prescribed treatments are being properly administered by certified nursing assistants and to evaluate the resident’s physical and emotional status.
- Ensure that direct nursing care be provided by a certified nursing assistant qualified to perform the procedure.
- Notify the resident’s attending physician and next of kin when the resident is involved in an accident or incident or has a change in condition.
- Administer professional services (i.e. cauterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy and drainage bags, giving massages and range of motion exercises, care for the dying/dead, etc., as required).
- Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician.
- Ensure that an adequate supply of floor stock medications, supplies and equipment is on-hand to meet the nursing needs of the residents. Report needs to the Head Nurse and/ or the Unit Manager
- Order prescribed medications, supplies and equipment as necessary and in accordance with established policies.
- Inspect the nursing service treatment areas daily to ensure that they are maintained in a clean and safe manner.
- Respond to medical emergencies occurring within the facility.
- Supervise and assist with meal service. Check that residents receive appropriate diets and assistance with eating.
- Review care plans daily to ensure that appropriate care is being rendered.
- Ensure that your assigned CNAs are aware of the resident care plans. Ensure that the CNAs refer to the resident’s care plan prior to administering daily care to the resident.
- Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information.
- Monitor nursing care to ensure that all residents are treated fairly and with kindness, dignity and respect.
- Performs any other duties as necessary or assigned by a supervisor, department head, or administrator.
- Works throughout the nursing unit (ie: medication rooms, nurses’ stations, resident rooms, etc.).
- Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.
- Communicates with the medical staff, nursing personnel and other department supervisors.
- Works beyond normal working hours and in other positions temporarily when necessary.
- Is subject to call-back during emergency situations (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
- Attends and participates in continuing educational programs.
- Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the work day as well as to reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke and other air contaminants.
- Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, disease, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
- May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
- Maintains a liaison with the residents, their families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for the residents’ needs.
- Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.
- Recent experience in medical/surgical nursing as a Staff Nurse. Long-term care experience is desirable.
- Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in this state.
- Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
- Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
- Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
- Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
- Must be willing to seek-out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
- Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
- Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the work place.
- Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day.
- Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
- Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetic that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
- Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity and the ability to work effectively with residents and support agencies.
- Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility which include a medical and physical examination.
- Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and, at times, hostile people within the facility.
- Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds to a minimum height of three (3)feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such a weight a minimum distance of five (5) feet.
- May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
Benefits of working at Dywer Home!
*Great and affordable health benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)*
*403(B) with Company Match*
***Dynamic work environment where you will continue to learn and grow your skills as a dedicated Nurse!***