Clinical Services
2945 Gardens of Germantown

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.


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.


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


19. The Community embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, all employees are

expected as a condition of employment to practice the LCS Hospitality Promises™ in all

interactions with residents, fellow employees, and guests:

• We greet you warmly, by name and with a smile.

• We treat everyone with courteous respect.

• We anticipate your needs and act accordingly.

• We make you feel important.

• We embrace and value our differences.

• We ask, “Is there anything else I can do for you?”

• We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all


• We pay attention to details.

We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.

• We hold ourselves and one another accountable.

Education Required (Preferred):

• Current nursing license in state where employed

• Minimum Associate Degree in Nursing

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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