Vivage / WellAge

  • Registered Nurse (RN)

    Job Locations US-CO-Monument
    Requisition ID
    2018-2742
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    Jackson Creek Senior Living

     

    About Us

    Jackson Creek Senior Living is the vision of a group of individuals and organizations who sought to bring a quality and vibrant senior lifestyle to the Tri-Lakes area. The result is a new community opening in fall 2018, ready to serve and support your individual retirement choices. Located in the heart of it all, Jackson Creek Senior Living is a full-service senior community with independent living apartments, assisted living apartments and a memory care neighborhood.

    Locally Owned, Designed and Built

    Jackson Creek Senior Living is owned by local companies who shared a vision for senior living in Monument that would be unique to the local community, and not a template reproduced in other markets. Owners include Colorado Structures, Inc., of Colorado Springs. Established in 1978, CSI is a general contractor providing general contracting, construction management and design-build services. More than 90 percent of its business comes from repeat customers, a sign of quality workmanship. Minority owners for Jackson Creek include Greenwood Capital and Vivage Senior Living. All organizations are Colorado based and committed to excellence in senior living, including our architects and interior designers.

    Managed by WellAge Senior Communities

    Jackson Creek Senior Living is operated and managed by WellAge Senior Communities. A division of Vivage Senior Living, WellAge is a recognized, quality senior living manager, located in Colorado. Its experience includes senior independent housing, assisted living care and specialized programs for persons with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other types of memory loss and a community to developing communities that focus on the mind, body and spirit of residents living in these communities.

    Responsibilities

    Registered Nurse (RN)

      • Do you have a passion for helping and caring for others?
      • Are you an individual who takes responsibility and follows through on details and documentation?
      • Do you get excited about learning and solving problems?
      • Do you naturally connect with and build relationships with people?

    Be a part of our new Senior Living community Jackson Creek Senior Living. Located in Monument nestled high on the beautiful Palmer Divide, Jackson Creek Senior Living is launching an expansive 127,885 square foot three-story design on 6.4 scenic acres. The community will offer 27 independent living apartments, 80 assisted living units and 30 memory care units and includes onsite parking with garages, surrounded by decorative landscaping and gardens. The elegant design gives a natural “Colorado feel” with colors of autumn orange, browns and grey surrounded by ornamental grasses and local perennials.

     

    Amenities will include a dedicated focus on wellness, including a 24-hour onsite nurse, state-of-the-art call system, wander-management technology, clinic, therapy gym as well as personalized lifestyle recreation and leisure offerings. Jackson Creek will offer a variety of chef-prepared culinary and dining experiences and outdoor lifestyle experiences include walking paths with access to regional nature trails, decorative water features, and garden and horticulture areas. Jackson Creek will offer its own radio station, a convenient dog wash area and a hearing loop in select areas.

     

    The RN oversees and promotes the residents’ health and wellness through regular visits with each resident, resident assessment, and ongoing communication with the resident care team. This role also assists residents and professional nursing staff by performing duties in caring for residents in the community; work under the supervision of professional nurse. The person holding this position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Resident Care Duties: 40 % time

      • Oversee and assist with training regarding residents’ health and wellness.
      • Maintain residents’ wellness files.
      • Deal with residents, families and visitors with genuine interest and tact.
      • Assist with counseling residents and families.
      • Assist in coordinating residents’ dietary needs with the Dining Services Director.
      • Assist the Wellness Director to develop and maintain an up-to-date individual service plan for each resident.
      • Direct supervision of care giving and coordination of health care needs within the community.
      • Deal with a variety of situations where only limited standardization exists.

     

    Resident Medical Duties: 40 % time

      • Meet with each resident on a regular basis to provide health and wellness checks and answer any health-related questions.
      • Review the resident’s medical report prior to move-in to ensure that the residence can provide for the resident’s individual needs and regulatory requirements have been fulfilled.
      • Orders medications and oversee the resident’s medication schedule for residents receiving medication administration services.
      • Ensures proper documentation for medication assistance/administration.
      • Maintain ongoing communication with the resident, resident’s family and physician regarding the resident’s medical needs.
      • Be on call for medical questions and residents’ emergencies as scheduled.
      • Ensure all infection control guidelines are met.
      • Coordinate additional health services the resident may need.
      • Review changes in residents’ condition with the Wellness Director, Executive Director and residents’ physician.

     

    Training and Communication Duties: 20% time

      • Facilitate OSHA training and assist employees with OSHA compliance.
      • Coordinate state required training with Executive Director to ensure regulatory requirements.
      • Write routine reports and correspondence.
      • Speak effectively before groups of customers and employees of the company.
      • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or scheduled form.
      • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions and procurement manuals.

    Qualifications

    TALENT:

     

    Executing

      • Detail oriented and follow through
      • Takes responsibility and ownership
      • Ability to prioritize and multi-task priorities

    Relationship Building

      • Work well with people including staff, residents and families
      • High customer services oriented
      • Ability to meet and build relationships with all types of people
      • Ability to foster teamwork

    Influencing

      • Communicate clearly and effectively

    Strategic Thinking

      • Curiosity and desire to learn
      • Ability to think quickly on your feet and come up with alternate solutions
      • Able to ask great questions
      • Process information quickly and conceptually

    SKILLS:

      • Microsoft Windows application systems
      • Personal computing and word processing software
      • Effectively communicate in the English language and follow written and verbal instructions

    KNOWLEDGE:

      • Continuing education as required by law
      • Attend in-service educations within the community
      • As required to obtain state nursing license

    JOB KNOWLEDGE:

      • Procedures and techniques involved in administering simple treatments and providing related bedside resident-care service.
      • Understanding of standard techniques used in providing personal services for resident and in caring for equipment and supplies.
      • Good understanding of basis of asepsis and sterile techniques to avoid infection of residents and self or contamination of equipment and supplies.
      • Awareness of the assessment process, and the development and execution of care plans
      • Perform duties in accordance with established methods and techniques and in conformance with recognized standards

    EXPERIENCE:

      • Minimum of 2-years of experience working with elderly

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

      • Not required

    LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS:

      • Current nursing license issues by appropriate state licensing agency

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

      • Talking/hearing
      • Walk using hands to finger, handle or feel
      • Reach with hands and/or arms
      • Stand, sit, stoop, kneel and crouch
      • Regularly lift and or move up to 10#, frequently up to 25#, and occasionally up to 50#
      • Close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

    WORK AREA ENVIRONMENT:

      • Residents suites and throughout community

    OTHER:

      • Classification non-exempt

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled

     

    No Agencies or Affiliates, please!

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