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  • Restorative Nurse - McKeesport

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/20/2019 9:51 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-3584
    Company
    Riverside Care Center
    Location
    US-PA-McKeesport
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Education Level
    License
    Experience Needed
    1-3 years
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience
  • Overview

    RESTORATIVE NURSE Needed for Hands-On Resident Care Work at Skilled Nursing Facility

     

    Full Time- McKeesport, PA

    Monday-Friday Daylight

     

    Riverside Care Center is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, our center has come to revolutionize senior care, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

    Restorative programs are a key piece of the centers experience, and the Restorative Nurse is an important part of this growing team. This RN will be responsible for coordinating the maintenance/restorative program for all residents, and will act as a liaison between all medical and non-medical departments.

    Responsibilities

    Day-to-day responsibilities include:

    • Designing, monitoring and coordinating the maintenance and restorative program for all residents
    • Administering restorative measures according to established care plans, policies and procedures
    • Observing and assisting residents with eating/swallowing, feeding techniques and use of adaptive equipment
    • Observing and assisting with applying splints/braces and position devices, as indicated by physicians or therapists
    • Overseeing restorative dressing/grooming practices to help residents gain greater self-sufficiency
    • Performing restorative ambulating, transfers and active/passive range of motion activities
    • Providing monthly evaluations of residents momentum/decline and maintaining all required documentation of progress, as appropriate
    • Additional restorative services, as required

    Qualifications

    The Restorative Nurse will also be expected to be the team lead for the center’s Fall and Restraint Committee, and serve on other panels/committees, as requested.  Applicants must be compassionate, knowledgeable and empathetic, with strong interpersonal skills. A current Pennsylvania RN license and previous resident care experience with specific restorative nursing care training are required, as is a high school diploma or GED.

     

     

     

     

     

     

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