Job Opening - Registered Nurse

Department:   George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers, Inc.- Encinitas

Position Title:  Registered Nurse

Reports to:       Program Director- Encinitas

CEO/Executive Director- Support Office

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a current license to practice nursing in the State of California.
  • Ability to train professional and volunteer care providers
  • Communicate with participant, family and staff in a friendly, courteous and professional manner
  • Demonstrate professionalism and work well with supervisors and fellow staff
  • Understand and follow organizational protocol diligently and precisely
  • Comply with State and County licensing regulations
  • Experience interacting with senior population, volunteers, student learners and/or professionals

Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Maintenance of daily participant records, which includes:
    1. daily notes
    2. quarterly progress notes
    3. reassessment reports
    4. discharge notes
    5. care plan
    6. daily participant assessments
    7. participant information files
  2. Participate in family counseling and on-site case management regarding patient and family health concerns and medications
  3. Administer prescribed medications to the participants
  4. During a medical emergency or crisis, assist with authorized participant intervention
  5. Consult with participant’s family physician as needed
  6. Participate in development of training curriculum and instruct trainees in appropriate participant care
  7. Observe participants for personal hygiene, general health needs and intervene as appropriate
  8. Toilet participants as needed
  9. Assist with activity program as needed
  10. Conduct in-service training at family support meetings, community education, and staff meetings as assigned
  11. Attend training sessions as required
  12. Abide by George G. Glenner Alzheiemr’s Family Centers, Inc. policies and procedures.
  13. Additional duties as assigned based on need

THIS POSITION IS NON-EXEMPT FROM REGULATIONS OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT