South Plains Health and Wellness Nurse in Lubbock, Texas
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
The Health and Wellness Nurse is responsible for resident care in the assisted living and memory care community.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
The Health and Wellness Director must exhibit the following competencies:
Critical Thinking: Synthesize complex and diverse information; collect and objectively weigh data; use experience, intuition, and critical thinking to complement data; and design effective processes and workflows. Results Orientation: Assist the Community in achieving or exceeding identified strategic goals in resident service excellence, internal systems and processes, learning and growth initiatives, and financial health. Leadership: Inspire the trust of others; balance team and individual responsibilities; give and welcome feedback; exhibit objectivity and openness to others’ views, contribute to holding each other accountable and building a positive team spirit; put the success of team above own interests. Integrity and Ethics: Treat people with respect and individuality regardless of their status or the situation; do what you say; be fair and equitable in all interactions; be a good steward of company resources; actively contribute toward employees’ success and the Community’s goals; uphold organizational values. Dependability: Maintain work behavior that invites trust and reliance; role model positive attendance and punctuality standards; ensure work responsibilities are completed correctly and are covered when absent; arrive at meetings and appointments prepared and on time. Professionalism: Uphold high works standards that reflect the company’s purpose and goals; accept responsibility for own actions; react to challenges positively and calmly; provide leadership in maintaining highest technical and customer service standards for the benefit of the residents served. Innovation: Meet challenges with creativity and resourcefulness; remain open to change, others ideas, and trying new things; generate suggestions for improving work processes, services and products. Oral Communication: Speak persuasively, with intention and thought, in both positive and negative situations; fully listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; demonstrate group presentation skills; participate in meetings without dominating others. Written Communication: Write clearly and informatively; present numerical data effectively; read and interpret written information; ensure adequate, effective communication with all team members to maintain company values, goals, and culture. Quality: Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; look for ways to improve and promote quality; monitor and self-correct own work processes and outcomes; apply feedback from others to improve performance. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leadership Demonstrates support of the corporate mission (by actions and attitude), policies and procedures and assures consistent compliance within the memory care program Facilitates appropriate upward and downward communication. Communicates identified needs and potential solutions to appropriate manager. Communicates positively with residents, families, and community professionals regarding the community and its benefits. Implements corporate policies, procedures, and guidelines. Health and Wellness Program Participates in pre-admission screenings of prospective new residents. Responsible for completing resident evaluations and service plans Responsible for participating in resident/family care plan meetings and updating the service plan as necessary Participates in direct care of resident as needed QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum one (1) years’ experience as a nurse preferred. Must be computer proficient in typing and various programs, including background in EMR. Ability to work with and supervise others as an effective team builder and team player. Ability to work autonomously, take initiative, set priorities, organize work, and make independent decisions. Excellent communication skills, including public speaking, both verbal and written. Subject to criminal background check and drug screening. Holds current unencumbered license in the state of employed as a LVN Holds current CPR certification WORKING CONDITIONS
Able to work full time with some weekend work On-Call per manager schedule. This position is paid a salary intended to cover all hours worked during the week, knowing those hours may sometimes exceed eight hours in a day or forty hours in a week and may fluctuate from week to week.