GENERAL PURPOSE

This position is responsible for planning, supervising and maintaining recreation programs for patients. Also responsible for coordinating the volunteer program.

RESPONSIBLE TO:

Administrator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School degree or GED
  2. Ability to work with elderly patients
  3. Genuine enthusiasm
  4. A self motivated, creative and positive personality
  5. Willingness to learn new ideas and skills
  6. Sense of humor; ability to laugh at success and failure
  7. Ability to work with partners, family members, and community
  8. Possess patience, good organizational skills, assertiveness and be aconscientious person
  9. Present a professional appearance
  10. Be flexible in working hours so that weekend or evening events may be provided
  11. Ability to supervise others in a firm, fair, and consistent manner.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  1. Able to lift 60 to 70 pounds occasionally
  2. Able to be on feet 2-5 hours a day
  3. Be able to move throughout center without assistance

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assess each individual patient to determine activity interests and needs.
  2. Provide therapeutic activities which meet the individual interests and needs of each patient.
  3. Provide activities which meet the physical, social, mental, emotional, and/or spiritual needs of patients while providing an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment.
  4. Maintain all required records (see Recreation Manual).
  5. Coordinate and maintain an active volunteer program.
  6. Maintain good public relations with the community by contacting and informing local clubs, businesses, schools, etc. of center services and goals.
  7. Order and maintain supplies for use in the Activity Program.
  8. Participate in center newsletter.
  9. Participate in fund-raising projects.
  10. Plan and conduct in-service programs for staff at least twice per year as needed.
  11. Attend center meetings as required.
  12. Be aware of NHC standards and abide by the 20 Better Way promises.
  13. Be aware of and follow all state, federal, company and center policies and procedures.
  14. Maintain ongoing Quality Assurance/Rapid Cycle studies.
  15. Be aware of and follow HIPAA regulations.
  16. Keep Administrator informed of planned activities, problems and suggested solutions.
  17. Supervise Recreation Coordinators/Assistants.

Job Summary
NHC Dickson is hiring a caring individual for its Cook position. The right candidate will maintain high standards of quality food preparation, production, and service. Applicants must have a sincere interest in foodservice, enjoy working with geriatric and other healthcare patients, and have excellent customer service skills. We are looking for a reliable and energetic individual who is willing to learn.
Benefits:

Competitive Wages
Insurance, 401K, ESOP, Dental, Vision (All Optional)
Flexible Schedule
Fun, Fast Paced Work Environment


SIGN ON BONUS FOR NEW GRADUATES, NIGHT/WEEKEND SHIFT DIFF
We have a highly professional team and looking only for the best. We are seeking motivated nurse leaders who desire to serve others and give exceptional patient care. We have opportunities for full-time or part-time. If you are searching for a great work environment, with an established company you can trust, this is the job for you! Limited opportunities available for days or nights.
NHC was named one of Forbes 100 Most Trusted Companies in 2014. NHC Dickson is a CMS 5 Star Center.
Responsibilities and Duties
Job duties include customer service excellence, medication administration, patient assessment, patient/physician/family communication, wound care, team assistance, and other duties.
Come see why our partners tell us they go home knowing they have made a difference in their patient’s lives. Come be a part of this caring team where excellent customer service is everyone’s focus and goal.
Keyword: Nurse, LPN, RN, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, EOE


SIGN ON BONUS FOR NEW GRADUATES, NIGHT/WEEKEND SHIFT DIFF
We have a highly professional team and looking only for the best. We are seeking motivated nurse leaders who desire to serve others and give exceptional patient care. We have opportunities for full-time or part-time. If you are searching for a great work environment, with an established company you can trust, this is the job for you! Limited opportunities available for days or nights.
NHC was named one of Forbes 100 Most Trusted Companies in 2014. NHC Dickson is a CMS 5 Star Center.
Responsibilities and Duties
Job duties include customer service excellence, medication administration, patient assessment, patient/physician/family communication, wound care, team assistance, and other duties.
Come see why our partners tell us they go home knowing they have made a difference in their patient’s lives. Come be a part of this caring team where excellent customer service is everyone’s focus and goal.
Keyword: Nurse, LPN, RN, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, EOE


WE OFFER NIGHT/WEEKEND SHIFT DIFF. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT
Do you have a passion to serve? Are you excited to help others? NHC Dickson is seeking Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) with a positive attitude and a nurturing disposition. Each CNA must be able to connect with patients and family members while putting the patients needs first. We are looking for Certified Nurse Aides willing to go above and beyond and to support the vision and values of NHC.
Both full time and part time positions are available.
Duties Include:
Provide direct and indirect patient care
Assist with meal times and personal hygiene
Escort patients to therapy or other areas of the center
NHC Dickson offers excellent wages and a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision and life insurance , 401(K) with Employer Match, Tuition Reimbursement and paid time off. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Keywords: CNA, certified nursing assistant, nurse aide, nurse tech, CNT, full time, part time, day shift


Are you looking for a new career? Want to feel like you have made someone’s day special? Want to know that YOU make a real difference in the lives of those who need care? Start your healthcare career today!!!! We are offering a FREE CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant) training for those who qualify. We are seeking people who want to start a purposeful career, caring for others. If you are ready to commit just a couple of short weeks, you may be ready to train as a CNA. This is a wonderful first step if you’re considering a nursing career, as CNA’s make the best nurses. Submit your resume and you will be called for an interview and information session. Jobs may be available for those who complete the class and qualify.
This class is a $1,200.00 value offered to those who qualify, FREE. These classes fill up, so apply today for the next class.
Classes begin at 7:00 to 3:30 Monday thru Friday. This is a two week course.
Already certified? Contact us. We have great opportunities with very aggressive wages.
Job Type: Full-time
EOE


Looking for an amazing opportunity as a (Licensed Practicing Nurse/LPN) ? Come be a part of the NHC Team. We have the opportunity for growth in your career and education. We offer Tuition reimbursement for those interested in advancing their education or for new LPN graduates. Apply Now, and start a career at NHC.
DEPARTMENT:
Nursing
SHIFT:
All Shifts
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, and Registered Nurse Managers
RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPERVISING:
Nursing Assistants and others as assigned
POSITION SUMMARY:
Supports the mission of NHC. Exemplifies “The Better Way” through leadership and demeanor. Represents the center in a positive manner both in the medical community and in the community as a whole.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Health – Ability to meet performance requirements
Education and Training:
Graduate from a nursing program accredited by the State.
Maintains a current unencumbered licensed to practice in the state where employed
Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth. Attends continuing education offerings and through teaching and mentoring, contributes to the ongoing education of partners under his/her supervision
Job Knowledge and Capabilities:
Is responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills.
Utilizes the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care.
Exhibits organizational ability related to work flow, prioritizing to meet the patient care needs
Integrates current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients.
Practices continuous quality improvement thinking and problem solving skills.
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Physical Demands:
Able to be on feet standing or walking 8-12 hours per day
Able to lift 60-70 lbs on occasional basis
Able to bend, stoop, squat and twist numerous times a day
Able to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests
Able to speak in clear, concise voice in order to communicate with patients who may be hearing impaired
Able to carry out fine motor skills and manual dexterity
Specific Duties and Responsibilities Required:
Working with the interdisciplinary care team, to assure accurate patient assessment and development/revisions of individualized plans of care.
Maintains open and ongoing communication with patients and families, providing opportunity and encouragement to participate in decision making.
Assure that nursing partners have been assigned duties
Make rounds, with specific attention to high acuity patients
Monitor unit/units to ensure that appropriate nursing care (according to established policies and procedures) is being provided and that doctors and families are being notified of changes in patients’ condition
Assume responsibility for assisting with meds and treatments as needed.
Assist with admitting patients and processing of physician orders as required.
Assist with hiring and supervision and participates in the orientation of new nursing partners
Assures the personal dignity and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain the highest level of self-care possible.
Assist physician during rounds
Supervise nursing partners as assigned. Complete performance evaluations as required (two times per year).
Make changes in staffing schedule as indicated by absence and illness and contact additional help to assure staffing levels are maintained in order to meet the care needs of patients
Carry out personnel disciplinary action(s) (written, verbal warnings, suspension and termination) promptly and effectively as stated in personnel policies and amendments.
Maintain the security of the premises and direct unauthorized persons coming on the premises to leave
Perform weekly skin assessments, incident reports, nursing summaries, recording of patient weights, alert charting, daily skilled nurses notes and other documentation as assigned.
Relieve other shifts if needed.
Participate in ON-CALL Program
Attend in-service education programs and participates in Silver Chair Training, as assigned, to learn new procedures, develop skills, etc.
Leads by example and performs hands on care, answers call lights and assist C.N.A.’s in their duties when needed.
Perform other duties as assigned
Other Demands:
Willingness to work with the realization that errors may have serious consequences for patients.
Patience and tact in dealing with patients.
Review and practice the promises of NHC’s Better Way expectations.
Willingness to perform a variety of simple repetitive tasks.
Subject to night, weekend and holiday duty.
Able to establish and maintain relationships with patients, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.