Clinical Services
1753 Autumn Leaves
Position Summary:
Provides direct nursing care to residents and delegates and supervises the care provided by
Quality of Life Specialists. Administers medications, performs treatments and procedures,
obtains specimens as needed, completes documentation as required.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Document resident status as per policy.
2. Provide daily supervision to assigned staff and directly provide nursing care to residents
as assigned.
3. Participate in the admission of new residents.
4. Assist residents with Activities of Daily Living (ADL), family/social activities and
actively promote independent life-style of residents.
5. Respond to residents call system promptly and courteously.
6. Responsible for identification of resident medical and behavioral changes and the
development and monitoring of care plans and re-assessment of each resident.
7. Provide daily report to the Director of Health Services concerning facility conditions,
personnel performance, resident conditions, and needs for nursing supplies.
8. Provide nursing care according to physician’s orders and in conformance with recognized
nursing practice, established standards, and administrative policies.
9. Ensure preventative, therapeutic and rehabilitative services to residents and assists in the
coordination of nursing care with care rendered by other disciplines.
Job Description - continued
LPN-LVN-Care Partner
At Life Care Services, job descriptions are guidelines. They are not intended to identify every task that an employee
will be asked to do. They are intended to give a general outline of the work, responsibilities, and qualifications of
the position. Employees are expected to provide whatever assistance is needed so that both individual and company
success can be achieved.
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10. Make rounds with physicians, assist in examinations and/or treatment of residents and
carries out orders.
11. Assess resident and notify attending physician and responsible party in the event of a
change in the resident’s condition.
12. Accurately administer prescribed medications, supervise the continuity of nursing care,
respond to changes in medical condition, medications or other circumstances requiring
special care needs and perform first aid as required.
13. Provide daily supervision and leadership to assigned staff and other designated personnel
in meeting the resident’s needs. Demonstrate good decision making skills. Provide
written evaluation and oral counseling of assigned staff.
14. Assess and monitor complex resident health status and determine the appropriate nursing
intervention. Develop and monitor the ongoing plan of care with resident and initiate
corrective action as necessary.
15. Orient residents and staff to emergency procedures and respond to all emergency
16. Complete and sign incident reports and provide follow-up as required.
17. Assure that all resident records are accurate, complete and all mandatory forms are on
file. Through familiarity and application of facility policies and procedures, assure that
nursing care is practiced in full accordance with regulatory requirements, facility quality
standards, and resident rights.
18. Monitor resident environment to ensure all safety and sanitary regulations and quality
standards are met or exceeded. May assist with development and presentation of inservice programs.
Education Required (Preferred):
• Current nursing license in state where employed
Years of Experience:
• One year of experience working as a CNA/PCA/RA, preferred
• One year of experience working with Alzheimer’s residents, preferred
• The ability to speak, read and comprehend the English language
• Ability to learn and work with the specific needs of those residents suffering from
Alzheimer’s disease and/or other related dementias
• Willingness to be available for any/all emergencies regarding the facility
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products
• Agreement to complete orientation program for Heartfelt Connections Program
• A basic proficiency in the English language enabling the caregiver to understand and
communicate with our Community’s residents is an essential skill

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