Per Diem Nurse, RN
Company: Covenant Living
Posted on: June 26, 2022
We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!Making a difference in the
lives of others that's what working at Covenant Living is all
about. Our healthcare professionals have the opportunity each and
every day to make a difference in the lives of older adults. From
improving our residents' quality of life, to creating peace of mind
for them and their families, our team members know that as a part
of our community, they are changing lives. Covenant Living, the
nation's sixth-largest nonprofit senior living provider, is seeking
qualified candidates for Registered Nurses (RNs) to help in
fulfilling our common purpose: to create joy and peace of mind for
our residents and their families by creating a better way of life.
Join our organization, where teamwork, respect, and service is part
of our everyday environment and build your health care career in a
supportive, faith-based community. Positions are available in
assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care.
This position to ensure that quality care is delivered through
assessment and monitoring of staff performance, physician contact,
care planning and daily resident assessment. This position also
provides direct care to residents. All this is done according to
nursing standards of practice, standard procedures, and established
State and Federal regulations for skilled nursing facilities.
In this role, the Registered Nurse will:
- Provide routine daily direction and monitor the work of the
LPNs and nursing assistants on the unit, assuring a high standard
of nursing care and satisfactory completion of tasks.
- Assist in the orientation of new nursing personnel and
reinforce training standards to maintain a high quality of
- Assist in motivating LPNs and CNAs assigned to the nursing
- Provide explanation of nursing procedures and assistance to
staff to assure ongoing understanding and training.
- Communicate on a regular basis with the Director of Nursing
regarding assessments, observations, and suggestions of problem
areas, resident and employee activities, concerns, needs,
- Observe and evaluate residents' health, mental and emotional
conditions and communicate significant changes to appropriate
staff. When indicated is responsible for notifying the physician
and family members according to prescribed procedures.The ideal
candidate will have:
- Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
- Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State.
- One year nursing experience necessary.
- Devotion to standards and principles of professional
- Skill in assessing problems, planning and evaluating solutions
in relationship to routine supervision of LPNs and nursing
assistant and resident needs.
- Understanding, patience and tact in dealing with people.
- Must be tactful and possess excellent communication skills
(written and verbal, English).
- Genuine compassion for senior adults and the disabled.
- Requires good human relation skills and the ability to monitor
and direct the activities of others.
- Availability when necessary to work beyond normal working hours
and in other related positions on a temporary basis; as well as
availability on weekends and holidays, or on days and shifts other
than those for which hired.For full time employees, we offer a
generous benefits package that includes:
- Medical, dental and vision insurance
- Employer paid group term life and disability
- Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays
- 403(b) with a 3% employer match
- Fitness center use at most facilities.
- Various voluntary benefits:
- Life, AD&D
- Tuition assistance and scholarships
- Employee assistance program
- Legal services, home/auto insurance, discount purchasing
- Pet InsuranceFor more information about Covenant Living and
CovenantCare at Home, please visit www.covliving.org or
Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Homeare equal opportunity
employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or
ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected
veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other
characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or
- 18 years or older
- At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher
- Able to comfortably lift 40 lbs
- Able to stand for duration of shift
- Legally authorized to work in the United States
- Reliable transportation to and from work
- Background check
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