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Restorative Nurse, Our Lady of Victory, Bourbonnais, IL

Requisition ID: 56303


Location: PLC Our Lady of Victory


Location Address:
20 Briarcliff Lane, Bourbonnais, IL¬  60914-1665 United States (US)


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Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time¬ 
Employment Type: Regular¬ 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N


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SUMMARY


Under the supervision of the Restorative Coordinator the restorative nurse is responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring, and supervision of the restorative nursing program for the SNF ministry.¬  The restorative nurse acts as the liaison between formalized therapy and nursing. Promotes a restorative nursing philosophy among all ministry departments.¬  Responsible for completion of MDS and care plan related to restorative/rehab needs of patients/residents. Supervises restorative C.N.As and works closely with unit nurses and unit C.N.A.s to insure the restorative plan of care is being followed.


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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


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This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.¬  Other duties may be assigned.



  1. Maintains a current list of patients/residents participating in restorative program on each unit. For each unit, these lists will include at a minimum ambulation, range of motion (ROM), activities of daily living (ADL), assistive feeding devices, splints, hand cones/contracture care, bladder retraining, or other restorative program details.

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  2. Responsible for daily documentation of restorative nursing measures for each resident in the program. Ensures all documentation meets the required State and Federal regulations guiding restorative programs.

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  3. Responsible to ensure that all restorative nursing measures are reflected on the care plan as an approach to the problem or need for which they are being done.

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  4. Works with appropriate departments to ensure assistive devices are consistently available and that they are addressed on the care plan.

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  5. Works closely with Therapy Department. Sees that specific recommendations when discharged from therapy are carried through. Recommendations can be carried out by Restorative Nurse or assigned, as appropriate to Restorative C.N.A.'s.

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QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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Education and/or Experience¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ 



  1. Education level necessary to attain licensure as LPN or RN

  2. Experience in geriatric nursing, rehabilitation, or long term care preferred.

  3. Working knowledge of nursing regulations governing long-term care.¬ 

  4. Successful completion of a course or other training program that includes at least 60 hours of classroom or lab training in restorative/rehabilitative nursing.¬  Evidence of completion can be by transcript, certificate, diploma, or other written documentation from an accredited school or recognized accrediting agency such as a State or National organization of nurses or a State licensing authority.


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Computer Skills ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ 


Basic computer skills


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Certificates, Licenses, Registrations



  1. Current license as RN/LPN in the state of Illinois/Indiana in good standing with the Department of Professional Regulations

  2. Appropriate certifications as required in State.

  3. Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS)


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Business Unit: PLC Senior Services


COMPANY OVERVIEW:


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability




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