BREWSTER VILLAGE-OUTAGAMIE COUNTY Wellness Nurse in APPLETON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Best of the Valley" in Senior Living for seven consecutive years! Brewster Village is looking for dedicated and compassionate caregivers who want to work in a team-based environment, where Person Directed Living is our top priority. Reporting to the Neighborhood Manager/Registered Nurse Specialist, the Registered Nurse functions as an integral member of the household wellness team. They plan and support person-directed living according to physician orders, nursing orders, care plans and villager choice. Their focus is both on the medical and social needs of each villager maximizing quality of life. Key Responsibilities: The following duties are most critical for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Provides person-directed care through planning, administering, and reviewing villager care via care plans, physician orders, nursing orders and villager choice. Assesses villager's medical and social needs, organizes notes, gathers documents, and assists MD during acute care rounds. Reports and documents change of condition according to policy. Reports infections to Infection Control/Skin Care Coordinator, and sets up precautions as needed. Performs specific supervisory functions of the Neighborhood Manager and Registered Nurse Specialist as delegated. Supervises, directs and evaluates the performance of the Nursing Assistants. Educates nursing team members and household team members as appropriate, regarding the implementation of policies and procedures. Attends nurse meetings and neighborhood/ household meetings (i.e., household council meetings, community circles, huddles) and care conferences. Ensures that all households participate in Quality Improvement and that appropriate follow up is taken to assure quality outcomes, performs professional audits and observations to confirm the competency of all household team members. Participates on quality assurance/performance improvement committees as delegated. Promotes empowerment of the team in providing person-directed living by providing leadership and vision to the household and serving as a role model. Participates in team problem solving, monitors team members performance and provides feedback through coaching and counseling. Maintains a safe, comfortable and functional environment by assessing the household for potential hazards, implements practices utilizing appropriate techniques regarding sanitation, infection control, fire safety, disaster preparedness and emergency care, investigates and reports all incidents and accidents, and observes the team for safe work habits. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certifications/Experience Requirements: Degree in Nursing. Current State of WI Nursing License Must maintain current certification in adult CPR. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/outagamie