Memory Lane Assisted Living
123 Lakeview Drive
Woodstock, VA 22664

(540) 459-3738
(540) 459-3725 (Fax)

Email Us at
memorylanedrc@shentel.net

Open Positions

Licensed Practical Nurse / Registered Nurse

Qualifications:
 Current Virginia LPN or RN License
 Certified in CPR
 Experience in geriatrics or related health care
 Knowledge of Infection Control Procedures
 Understanding Universal Precautions
 Implement leadership abilities in communication and interpersonal skills

Job Summary:
Provide direct resident care that reflects the Nursing Home’s philosophy and standards of care for all facility units. Motivates and supervises the day-to-day activities of the nursing staff. Dispense medications as ordered by the Dr. in conformance with recognized Standards of Pharmacology.

Duties/Responsibilities:
 Be aware of all resident needs while maintaining the Standards of Practice for Nursing Care and implementing the Policies and Procedures of the Nursing Department

 Assess the resident’s condition and nursing needs

 Identify appropriate nursing actions to meet and implement the physical, psychological, social and rehabilitative needs of the resident

 Ensure that care is given and documented for each resident in accordance with Quality Standards in the appropriate clinical records

 Document pertinent observations and reactions regarding residents accurately, consistently, and legibly in the “Nurses Notes” in the residents chart.

 Communicate any changes in the residents conditions during “Change of Shift Report”

 Notify the resident’s physician and responsible parties as required

 Administers medications and performs treatments as ordered to all residents according to established procedures

 Act as a liaison between the resident, family, the Dr., and the health care team

 Assist in making physician rounds as needed

 Assist in taking off and the implementation of physician orders

 Communicate any changes in the resident medications during “Change of Shift Report”

 Maintain open communications with the residents, responsible parties, the Dr., and the health care team members

 Creates resident care assignments with careful and equal distribution of resident load. Implement any necessary changes to resident care load to ensure all needed care is accomplished during the shift, in a timely manner

 Utilize teaching opportunities with the resident, family and responsible parties, and member of the health care team

 Promote a positive TEAM approach to accomplish objectives

 Initiates emergency measures for adverse developments in residents

 Assists staff with the development and usage of the Nursing Care Plan of Care for all residents

 Provides positive leadership to CNA’s in reading and following resident Care Plan for all residents

 Assist CNA’s in giving care to residents as needed to ensure residents are clean, fed, turned and repositioned in a timely safe manner

 Provide resident care assignment when necessary

 Participates in maintaining a clean and safe environment

 Checks discharge charts for completion prior to forwarding to the DON

 Attend staff meetings and participates in assignments for improvement of resident care

 Maintains and promotes communication with all departments

 Contributes to the staff evaluation process and determining staff requirements

 Input to the DON regarding Employee Retention, Counseling, Probation and/or Dismissal

 Attend In-Service as Posted

 Assist the DON/ADON with designated tasks such as Quality Assurance Monitors

 Perform additional duties/responsibilities as assigned

 RN: Pronounce Death of a resident when the DON is not available.

Physical Requirements:
 Able to read, write and understand English

 Visual and hearing ability to sufficiently comprehend written and verbal English communication

 Must have handwriting/printing ability to produce documentation that is easily readable and reflects an appreciation for the residents medical file as a legal document

 The ability to perform tasks that may require standing, excessive bending and lifting

 The ability to work in a high stress area while able to perform competently in emergency situations

Organizational Relationships:
Reports to the ADON, the DON and the Administrator.


Certified Nursing Aide

Qualifications:
 Current Nurse Aide Certificate
 Certified for 1st Aid and CPR
 Experience in geriatrics or related health care
 Knowledge of Infection Control Procedures
 Understanding Universal Precautions
 High School Graduate preferred

Job Summary:
Work under the direction of the Charge Nurse. Provide daily direct resident care that reflects the Nursing Home’s philosophy and standards of care.

Duties/Responsibilities:
 Promote individualized, dignified care of the residents while respecting their rights

 Demonstrate the ability to recognize abnormal signs and symptoms of common diseases and conditions which indicate that a licensed nurse should be notified

 Accurately measure and record routine vital signs, height, weight, intake and output, and record the same on designated documents

 Document work/activities in the residents medical file such as Patient Procedure Record

 Provide personal care of a resident such as bathing and oral hygiene, grooming, dressing, toileting, assist with eating and hydration including feeding, caring for the skin, ROM, bowel and bladder training, turning and positioning, transferring and ambulating

 Provide privacy and confidentiality

 Maintain a clean resident environment

 Ensure resident personal care items are labeled and properly stored in designated areas

 Demonstrate the knowledge of and the ability to perform basic emergency and safety measures

 Demonstrate ability to care for a resident when death is eminent

 Ensure the residents are free from abuse, neglect or mistreatment, and report any concerns of improper care to Supervisors

 Support and follow the policies and procedures of the facility and the Nursing Department

 Demonstrate the ability to work as a team member

 Perform additional duties/responsibilities as assigned, within the scope of practice, in an accurate and timely manner

Physical Requirements:
 Able to read, write and understand English

 Visual and hearing ability to sufficiently comprehend written and verbal communication

 The ability to perform physical activities/tasks that may require heavy lifting, excessive bending and standing

 The ability to work in a high stress area

Organizational Relationships:
Reports to the Charge Nurse, Staffing Coordinator, ADON and DON

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