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Restorative/Staff Development Nurse

Restorative/Staff Development Nurse

Job ID 
2018-4511
Company 
Colonial Park Care Center
Location 
US-PA-Harrisburg
Posted Date 
4/23/2018
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
License
Experience Needed 
3-5 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

RESTORATIVE NURSE needed for hands-on resident care work at skilled nursing facility

 

Full Time - Harrisburg, Pa  

 

Located in Dauphin County, just ten minutes from downtown Harrisburg and near five major hospitals, Colonial Park Care Center is a 198-bed Skilled Nursing Center offering an expansive mix of services rarely found under one roof. Our beautifully landscaped grounds allow those who are able to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family who visit

 

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 is preferred but not required. LTC experience is required.

 

 

 

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