Brookdale at Home is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Nurse to make a difference in senior’s lives.
Make Lives Better Including Your Own.
The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you’ll receive competitive compensation and a benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. But you’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can enjoy opportunities to grow your career, as well as ongoing programs catered to your health, financial, mental, and emotional needs. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.
Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.
We believe that in order to best serve our residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates. One way we do that is through our benefits. Our offerings include, but are not limited to:
Full-time and part-time associate benefits:
- 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
- Benefit plan package
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
- Associate Compassion Fund
- Associate Discounts
- Identity theft protection
- Pet savings and insurance plans
- Voluntary benefits available
Full-time associate benefits:
- Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account and more.
- Paid Time Off
- Adoption Benefit
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)
- Voluntary STD and LTD
Please note, Brookdale has adopted a policy requiring all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions based on medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, or applicable state laws and regulations.
The Brookdale at Home RN will operate within the scope of their nursing license as well as the specific home care license state requirements and physician orders and will be responsible for BAH Home Care services, including but not limited to medication setup, monitoring and medication administration, simple wound care, related paperwork, medication management, supervisory visits and coordination of care and communicating with physician and family.
Provides care to clients in accordance with physician orders, recognized standards of practice and established company policies and procedures.
- Implements and coordinates the delivery of care in collaboration with physician and resource health care personnel. Ensures client rights are maintained at all times.
- Utilizes the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation) in applying nursing knowledge.
- Documents all pertinent information regarding nursing care, care plans, observation of the client’s overall condition and behavior, charting, admission, discharge, and client teaching.
- Maintains a working knowledge of company policies and procedures and Clinical Systems. Adheres to company systems, processes, and procedures.
- Provides functional direction and assistance to LPN’s/LVNs, nurse aides and caregivers. Completes new staff orientation as assigned.
- Directs client care to include continuity of care. Ensures proper utilization of supplies and equipment. Sets up medication boxes per physician orders. Administers prescribed medications and treatments per doctor’s order (or order of PA, NP, podiatrist or other qualified healthcare personnel); operates a variety of medical equipment as necessary.
- Completes assessments per required frequency and documentation as assigned. Attends quality assurance meetings. Acts as client advocate.
- Communicates effectively with the clients, families, visitors, members of the health care team, and other disciplines.
- Participates in screening potential clients for admission.
- Actively participates in Quality Assurance Program. Monitors and assesses clinical systems for concerns and trends and reports findings to BAH leaders. Uses BAIRS BAH reporting grid for notifying upper management of incidents. Must have working knowledge of emergency procedures, including fire and disaster drills, OSHA regulations, and infection control standards.
- Attends required agency training to stay abreast of current and emerging nursing/healthcare trends. Attains required CEU’s to maintain nursing license.
- Maintains active nursing license.
- Maintains ability to travel to clients’ homes.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Education and Experience
Graduate from Accredited Nursing School and a minimum of one to two years related experience preferred.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Current State RN License. Basic CPR/first aid training. Fire safety training.
Uses independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor or Regional Clinical Director, and when to handle them personally.
Knowledge and Skills
Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process. Has working knowledge of the organization. Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as exceptional customer service skills. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Ability to prioritize and plan work activities. Ability to organize tasks and work area. Possesses the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Demonstrates an interest in working with a senior population. Ability to establish an effective working relationship with all departments and the community. Excellent organizational and follow-through skills. Demonstrates attention to detail. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and email (Microsoft Outlook or Exchange preferred). Possesses basic typing skills. Ability to maintain resident confidentiality.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
- Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
- Reach with hands and arms
- Climb or balance
- Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
- Talk or hear
- Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds
- Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
- Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage
- On-Call on an as needed basis
- Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
- Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents
- Exposure to latex
- Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
- Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards
- Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
- Requires Travel: Frequently
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.