TITLE: Registered Nurse(RN) Long Term Care(LTC)
Skilled Care Facility
LOCATION: Salida, COLORADO
Are you interested in making a difference?
Are you looking for a facility that is interested in candidates
that want to grow professionally but have not been given the
Would you like to work in a facility that serves several counties
and can offer small town living with lots of outdoor activities
including snow skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking,
The city has over 15,000 residents nestled in the beautiful Rocky
Mountains of Colorado and only a few hours of Denver.
Then this could be an opportunity for you.
The primary purpose of this position is to assist and supervise the
day-to-day nursing activities of the Senior Care Center facility
during tour of duty.
Such activity must be in accordance with current Federal, State and
local standards, guidelines and regulations that governing our
facility and as may be directed by the director of Nursing, to
ensure that the highest degree of total quality care is maintained
at all times.
Ensure that a sufficient number of nursing assistants, licensed
practical and/or registered nurses are available for your tour of
duty to meet the daily nursing needs of each resident.
Develop work assignments, and assist staff nurses and nursing
assistants in completing and performing their tasks.
In working in the nursing services department make sufficient
observations to ensure that all nursing services personnel are
performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable
nursing standards. Report findings to the DON
Delegate administrative authority, responsibility and
accountability to other Nursing Service personnel and deemed
necessary to perform their assigned duties.
Develop and maintain a good working rapport with inner-department
personnel, as well as other departments within the facility to
assure that Nursing Services and Activities can be adequately
maintained to meet the needs of the residents.
Chart all accidents/incidents involving the resident. Follow
Chart nurses notes in an informative and descriptive manner that
reflects the care provided to the resident as well as the residents
response to the care.
Make sure all information is documented and charted properly. Make
sure all are signed and dated properly.
Review Nurses notes to determine that they are informative and
descriptive of the nursing care being provided and that they
reflect the residents’ response to the care. Make rounds with
physicians as necessary.
Report all discrepancies noted concerning physicians order, diet
change, charting error, etc. to the Director of nursing.
Give/Receive nursing report upon beginning and ending each
Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth personal interest and
positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the
unit and shift.
Monitor medication passes and treatment schedules to assure that
medications are being administered as ordered and that the
treatments are provided as scheduled.
Notify responsible parties/medical personnel per established
Assist in the day-to-day functions of the nursing activities in
accordance with current rules, regulations and guidelines that
govern the long-term facility.
Ensure that the nursing services procedures Manual is followed by
Nursing Service Department personnel and that it reflects the
day-to-day nursing care procedures used by this facility.
Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms,
reports, evaluations, studies, charting etc. as necessary.
Assist the Director of Nursing in planning the nursing service
portion of the residents care/discharge plan as necessary.
Participate in surveys made by authorized governmental agencies.
Interpret the departments policies and procedures to personnel,
residents and visitors. Assist in the admission, transfer, or
discharge residents as required.
Participates in drills and emergency response training
May be called in for SCC disaster response.
Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree and a current RN
license from the state of Colorado.
Must have a minimum, one (1) year experience in a hospital, skilled
nursing facility, or other comparable institution.
Training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.
Position reports to the Director of Nursing.
Great opportunity work in a state of the art facility(built in
2018)that is 52,000 square feet.
It has 3 Neighborhoods to create a family atmosphere and have a
social/community like feel for the residents. Private rooms for all
residents with common areas for dining, living and gathering.
They have physical therapy, a salon and activity rooms right there
Facility uses the Eden Model of Care(Resident centered) and they
have low acuity patient load.
THE RN will work 8 hour shifts: Day, evening and night(6am-2:30p,
2p-10:30p, 10p-6:30a). They are looking at going to 12hr shifts but
are not able to at this time.
Opportunity for a RN to learn and grow professionally into
leadership as well.
Facility is offering an hourly rate between 25hr-32hr depending on
Shift differentials is $2.50 additional for evenings and $4.00
additional for nights. The weekend differential is $2.00/hour(and
this would be paid in addition to the $2.50 or $4.00 for
There is an excellent benefit package and relocation is offered as