Lexington Park, MD, US, 20653
Located near historic St. Mary’s City and the Patuxent Naval Base, Chesapeake Shores, a 117-bed skilled nursing facility, is near the center city of Lexington Park, Maryland. This center is 12 miles away from St. Mary’s Hospital. Located in a country setting, the center provides a homelike environment and a resident-dedicated staff. Chesapeake Shores offers a comprehensive approach to health care that embraces a wide spectrum of expertise, from expert rehabilitative services and short-term respite care to short and long-term skilled nursing services. Residents, families, community members, staff and friends are all a part of the family atmosphere at Chesapeake Shores. The dedicated staff strives to encompass all members of a residents family and community in their day-to-day programs and special events. The foundation of the Chesapeake Shores approach is a simple philosophy: Respect for every resident’s uniqueness. Here, residents participate in the leisure activities they enjoy with close supervision and gentle encouragement from compassionate caregivers.
How you will spend your time
•Identify and participate in process improvement initiatives that improve the customer experience, enhance work flow, and/or improve the work environment.
•Work cooperatively with the Administrator, Human Resources and Director of Nursing in assessing educational needs and plan programs to meet these needs and regulatory requirements.
•Monitor certification and licensure status and renewals.
•Administer TB and Hepatitis B vaccines, as requested.
•Obtain, develop and maintain files regarding all programs presented to facility employees.
•Maintain a current schedule of all students and outside instructors who may be in the facility doing clinical training.
•Ensure all employees complete hours of required training during the required time period.
•Assist Human Resources with the new hire On-Boarding program.
•Conduct competency skills review on hire and annually for all nursing personnel.
•Provide skill training to new staff in any deficient area noted above before allowing the nursing assistant to perform the task with a resident.
•Coordinate and track all in-services regarding mandatory topics.
•Evaluate in-services training to develop programs that enhance resident care skills.
•Regularly check the competency of C.N.A. skill performance, positive regard for residents, and developmental needs of direct care staff.
•Participate in hiring process as screener/interviewer for all nursing department personnel, as requested.
•Participate in QA meetings to identify training needs.
•Collaborate with all disciplines to develop/present educational programs, as needed.
•Other special projects and duties, as assigned.
The qualifications you will need
•Registered Nurse with required current state licensure.
•Minimum three (3) years of clinical experience in a health care setting; long-term care setting preferred.
•Must have a current/active CPR certification.
•Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.
•Effective verbal and written English communication skills.
•Demonstrated intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook, Internet and Intranet navigation.
•Highest level of professionalism with the ability to maintain confidentiality.
•Ability to communicate at all levels of organization and work well within a team environment in support of company objectives.
•Customer service oriented with the ability to work well under pressure.
•Strong attention to detail and accuracy, excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize, coordinate and simultaneously maintain multiple projects with high level of quality and productivity.
•Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
•Ability to work with minimal supervision, take initiative and make independent decisions.
•Ability to deal with new tasks without the benefit of written procedures.
•Approachable, flexible and adaptable to change.
•Function independently, and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with stakeholders and vendors.
Signature HealthCARE is a family-based healthcare company that offers integrated services in 10 states across the continuum of care: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, assisted living, memory care, home health, cognitive care, and telemedicine.
A growing number of our centers are earning quality assurance accreditation and pioneering person – directed care. Many of our skilled nursing facilities have achieved a 4 or 5-star overall rating from the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services. Additionally, we have been awarded as a certified Great Place to Work for three years in a row and Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work!”
SignatureHealthcare is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran and other protected categories.