Premier Senior Living Community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care has an immediate opportunity for a Nurse Educator.
The Nurse Educator is responsible for organizing, directing and implementing resident care in accordance with the Company standards and as required by State and Federal regulations. Assists to manage the day-to-day healthcare operations in multiple communities to ensure resident’s healthcare needs are met. Ensures residents are treated with respect and dignity and ensures quality care as resident’s healthcare needs change. Acts as the Health Care Coordinator in their absence. Embraces and incorporates wellness programs into programming and department oversight.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Ensures consistent quality resident care and service delivery throughout all shifts; this may require assuming the role and responsibilities of a Health Care Coordinator in order to meet the residents’ needs and staffing requirements.
- Provides RN delegation training and supervision to Resident Assistants. This may include developing, training, supervising and following the Company’s performance management policy with assigned staff.
- Provides training and education to Resident Assistants on an ongoing basis to include classroom in- services and situation-specific training.
- Provides training and education to Nurses on an ongoing basis.
- Assists in the maintenance of resident charts and review of documentation performed by associates.
- As allowed by the Nurse Practice Act, assists in assessing the health, functional, and psycho social status of residents. Initiates individualized Personal Service Plans (ISPs)and proactively manage care and services for each resident. Evaluates the effectiveness and maximizes the resident's opportunity to remain in their environment.
- Ensures and conducts ISP reviews and updates, according to the Community and state requirements, to ensure residents’ service needs are met, accuracy and relevancy.
- Assists in the achievement of occupancy goals by monitoring the health, safety and well-being of residents, proactively identifying those at risk for move out.
- Assists in overseeing and managing the continuity and consistency of medication training, pharmacy management and medication supervision and/or administration in the community. Conducts periodic Resident medication skills inventory checks, and periodic medication audits per Community Guidelines.
- Assists in the scheduling and follow through of physician visits including, but not limited to, dental appointments, eye appointments, therapy, and hospice both in house and scheduled visits out of the community. Ensures communication, as appropriate, on the results of these visits.
- Responsible for managing the day-to-day physician orders to include labs, prescriptions and other medical needs
- Completes documentation as required by the Community or state regulatory agencies. By documentation of resident care issues appropriately and report them to personnel as required.
- Communicates information in a timely manner to the appropriate person or agency regarding regulatory compliance.
- Communicates information in a timely manner to the appropriate person or agency regarding changes in residents’ health/well-being, personal needs, risk management issues, customer service issues, and family or outside health care provider concerns to the HCC.
- Assists in keeping the environment safe for associates to reduce the occurrence of Worker’s Compensation claims.
- Participates in community events, including family and social functions.
- Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally.
- Ensures all staff and resident tuberculosis (TBs) tests are completed in a timely manner per state regulations.
- Shares on-call and responsibilities/shifts as required.
- Must have the ability to drive between the communities.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Registered Nurse licensure in the state of employment, in good standing. May require additional nursing licenses.
- 2-year experience in a supervisory capacity.
- Must have computer processing and electronic medical database experience with Point, Click, Care.
- Ability to use Microsoft Windows, including Word and Excel. Ability to use Outlook and the internet.
- 1 year experience in an Assisted Living setting.
- Must complete a minimum of 12 hours per year of in-service education.
- Have a minimum of six months experience in a caregiving role, preferably with the elderly.
- Agree to undergo supplemental training by Community personnel, as may be required by the Community.
- Have an interest in and a sympathetic attitude toward caring for the elderly.
- Have the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team setting.
We offer a competitive salary, full benefits and many more perks!
If you have a passion for helping people and want to grow professionally, please send your resume to for immediate consideration.