Registered Nurse in Coon Rapids, MN at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Registered Nurse in Memory Care is vital to increasing the quality of cares given to residents in order to enhance the functionality of the clinical team. The primary purpose of the RN Manager is to supervise the day-to-day activities of the memory care house at our quaint assisted living.  The Nurse Manger is responsible for the coordination, planning implementing, and evaluating the nursing services provided to each resident on a 24-hour basis.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and direction to clinical and dietary staff working in the memory care house. 
  • Managing the total care of the residents, including developing and initiating care plans, giving injections, and monitoring vital signs.
  • Monitoring residents to assess the effectiveness of their medication and care plans, possible unintended side effects and negative medicine interactions.
  • Oversight of the residents’ health as a whole through monitoring and ensuring a high standard of care.
  • Completing clinical assessments of residents’ health status.
  • Interacting with residents’ families and loved ones and reporting changes in their health or care plan.
  • Ensuring continuity of care by getting to know each resident, their needs and the best approach to their healthcare as a whole. Through full-time interaction with residents, RNs are able to observe them in detail, catching minor health complications early for a faster recovery.

 

Work where you feel at home.


The warm and caring atmosphere of our communities is created by nurses, environmental specialists, certified nursing assistants and other team members who love to help older adults feel healthy and at home.
At Volunteers of America, we’re also dedicated to creating thoughtful, caring and flexible work environments for our team members. When you begin a career with us, expect the support you need to succeed in your role, respect for your individuality and beliefs, and opportunities for personal and professional development.
When you join our team of exceptional professionals, we’ll trust you to do your best each day, and to show compassion and caring for our residents and your fellow team members. In return, you’ll be rewarded with a generous array of industry-leading benefits and workplace considerations.

The Homestead at Coon Rapids offers assisted living and memory support with secured access. Each level of care resides in its own unique, one-story environment, providing cozy, homelike settings.

As part of Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 paid, professional employees dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential.

Through our hundreds of human service programs, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America touches the lives of more than 1.4 million people in over 400 communities in 46 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico each year. Since 1896, we have supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including veterans, at-risk youth, the frail elderly, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovering from addictions. Our work touches the mind, body, heart — and ultimately the spirit — of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services.

Special Features

  • Top benefit packages
  • Growth and advancement opportunities
  • Flexible schedules
  • Pay in lieu of benefits options
  • Loan reimbursement (MN skilled care centers)
  • Career scholarships
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs
  • Employee discount program


EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing program with a current license as a Registered Nurse in the state of MN.
  2. Minimum of two (2) years of nursing experience, with a combination of long-term care dementia care or acute care. Home care experience preferred.
  3. Previous supervisory/management experience in a health care setting.
  4. Effective written and oral communication skills and good interpersonal skills.
  5. Organizational, prioritization and time management skills.
  6. Knowledge of Home Health regulatory and reimbursement requirements.
  7. Possess adequate strength, coordination, dexterity and endurance to meet the strenuous physical demands of such resident care responsibilities as lifting and moving patients.
  8. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled