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Floor RN - Med Surg

Company: Bickford Senior Living
Location: Elgin
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Floor RN""There is no higher calling, no greater purpose than that of a caregiver. Somehow, we've come to believe that caregiving is just for some of us and not all of us. Yet at our core, we are all made to love, to connect, to extend ourselves in service of others. The question is--- do we have the will to love, to do what it takes, to risk ourselves in caring, even when the burden is great? In times of happiness, in times of sadness - we are that caregiver. Whatever it Takes."

* Bickford Senior Living

At Bickford, everything we do revolves around our residents' happiness by meeting their specific Core Needs. The Floor RN position is primarily responsible for resident care and services as outlined in residents' service plans including medications, personal care needs, housekeeping, laundry, activities, and meals, while encouraging resident independence.

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities:

* Know your residents and their Service Plans
* Appropriately communicate with the RN Coordinator when residents' needs/expectations change
* Understand dementia and utilize appropriate techniques for approach and communication
* Utilize the information from your residents Lifesong to enhance positive outcomes in caregiving and Cuetivities
* Give every resident opportunity for appropriate choices
* Treat every resident with dignity in a respectful adult manner
* Foster resident's independence and maximize their abilities
* Know and incorporate resident's individual preferences and needs into their care
* Know the details of the medications to be administered to your residents
* Follow the 6 rights of medication administration and Bickford's Policies and Procedures regarding medication management
* Understand and appropriately utilize the eMAR system for medication administration
* Communicate appropriately with RN Coordinator for clarification and direction

Qualifications:

* Completed vocational training as a practical nurse
* Current active state license as LPN; CPR, and First Aid certification required
* Ability to handle multiple priorities
* Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication
* Competent in organizational, time management skills
* Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills

Bickford considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Bickford are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required.

Bickford Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits plan to eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid time off. Team members may also be eligible to receive a bonus based on their position.

ABOUT BICKFORD

Bickford Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Bickford.

At Bickford, you will---

Make a Difference Every Day

We are passionate about our mission - to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.

Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community

The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.

Ignite Your Potential

We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.

Keywords: Bickford Senior Living, Elgin , Floor RN - Med Surg, Healthcare , Elgin, Illinois

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