Skyline Terrace Nursing Home
123 Lakeview Drive
Woodstock, VA 22664

(540) 459-3738
(540) 459-8651 (fax)


Email Us at
stnhdss@shentel.net

Open Positions

Licensed Practical Nurse / Registered Nurse

Qualifications:
Current Virginia LPN or RN License
Certified in CPR
Experience in geriatrics or related health care
Knowledge of Infection Control Procedures
Understanding Universal Precautions
Implement leadership abilities in communication and interpersonal skills

Job Summary:
Provide direct resident care that reflects the Nursing Home’s philosophy and standards of care for all facility units. Motivates and supervises the day-to-day activities of the nursing staff. Dispense medications as ordered by the Dr. in conformance with recognized Standards of Pharmacology.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Be aware of all resident needs while maintaining the Standards of Practice for Nursing Care and implementing the Policies and Procedures of the Nursing Department

Assess the resident’s condition and nursing needs

Identify appropriate nursing actions to meet and implement the physical, psychological, social and rehabilitative needs of the resident

Ensure that care is given and documented for each resident in accordance with Quality Standards in the appropriate clinical records

Document pertinent observations and reactions regarding residents accurately, consistently, and legibly in the “Nurses Notes” in the residents chart.

Communicate any changes in the residents conditions during “Change of Shift Report”

Notify the resident’s physician and responsible parties as required

Administers medications and performs treatments as ordered to all residents according to established procedures

Act as a liaison between the resident, family, the Dr., and the health care team

Assist in making physician rounds as needed

Assist in taking off and the implementation of physician orders

Communicate any changes in the resident medications during “Change of Shift Report”

Maintain open communications with the residents, responsible parties, the Dr., and the health care team members

Creates resident care assignments with careful and equal distribution of resident load. Implement any necessary changes to resident care load to ensure all needed care is accomplished during the shift, in a timely manner

Utilize teaching opportunities with the resident, family and responsible parties, and member of the health care team

Promote a positive TEAM approach to accomplish objectives

Initiates emergency measures for adverse developments in residents

Assists staff with the development and usage of the Nursing Care Plan of Care for all residents

Provides positive leadership to CNA’s in reading and following resident Care Plan for all residents

Assist CNA’s in giving care to residents as needed to ensure residents are clean, fed, turned and repositioned in a timely safe manner

Provide resident care assignment when necessary

Participates in maintaining a clean and safe environment

Checks discharge charts for completion prior to forwarding to the DON

Attend staff meetings and participates in assignments for improvement of resident care

Maintains and promotes communication with all departments

Contributes to the staff evaluation process and determining staff requirements

Input to the DON regarding Employee Retention, Counseling, Probation and/or Dismissal

Attend In-Service as Posted

Assist the DON/ADON with designated tasks such as Quality Assurance Monitors

Perform additional duties/responsibilities as assigned

RN: Pronounce Death of a resident when the DON is not available.

Physical Requirements:
Able to read, write and understand English

Visual and hearing ability to sufficiently comprehend written and verbal English communication

Must have handwriting/printing ability to produce documentation that is easily readable and reflects an appreciation for the residents medical file as a legal document

The ability to perform tasks that may require standing, excessive bending and lifting

The ability to work in a high stress area while able to perform competently in emergency situations

Organizational Relationships:
Reports to the ADON, the DON and the Administrator.

 

Certified Nursing Aide

Qualifications:
Current Nurse Aide Certificate
Certified for 1st Aid and CPR
Experience in geriatrics or related health care
Knowledge of Infection Control Procedures
Understanding Universal Precautions
High School Graduate preferred

Job Summary:
Work under the direction of the Charge Nurse. Provide daily direct resident care that reflects the Nursing Home’s philosophy and standards of care.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Promote individualized, dignified care of the residents while respecting their rights

Demonstrate the ability to recognize abnormal signs and symptoms of common diseases and conditions which indicate that a licensed nurse should be notified

Accurately measure and record routine vital signs, height, weight, intake and output, and record the same on designated documents

Document work/activities in the residents medical file such as Patient Procedure Record

Provide personal care of a resident such as bathing and oral hygiene, grooming, dressing, toileting, assist with eating and hydration including feeding, caring for the skin, ROM, bowel and bladder training, turning and positioning, transferring and ambulating

Provide privacy and confidentiality

Maintain a clean resident environment

Ensure resident personal care items are labeled and properly stored in designated areas

Demonstrate the knowledge of and the ability to perform basic emergency and safety measures

Demonstrate ability to care for a resident when death is eminent

Ensure the residents are free from abuse, neglect or mistreatment, and report any concerns of improper care to Supervisors

Support and follow the policies and procedures of the facility and the Nursing Department

Demonstrate the ability to work as a team member

Perform additional duties/responsibilities as assigned, within the scope of practice, in an accurate and timely manner

Physical Requirements:
Able to read, write and understand English

Visual and hearing ability to sufficiently comprehend written and verbal communication

The ability to perform physical activities/tasks that may require heavy lifting, excessive bending and standing

The ability to work in a high stress area

Organizational Relationships:
Reports to the Charge Nurse, Staffing Coordinator, ADON and DON

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