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Restorative Nurse (Restorative Nurse RN or Licensed Nurse LPN)

Company: Oak Lawn Respiratory & Rehabilitation Center
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

Ask about our COVID Vaccine Bonus!The Restorative Nurse (RN / LPN) is responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and supervision of the restorative nursing program for the facility. The restorative nurse is the liaison between formalized therapy and nursing. The restorative nurse promotes a restorative nursing philosophy among all facility departments.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Plans, develops, implements, evaluates and directs restorative servicesCompletes the required supportive documentation (observations, program quarterly note, care plan, program minute log, etc.) during the 7-day look-back period of OBRA assessments (Admission, Quarterly, Annual, Significant Change in Status) in order to score restorative programming on the MDSMaintains a current list of resident's participating in restorative programs. These lists will be specific as to PROM/AROM, Splint/ Brace, Bed Mobility, Transfer, Walking, Dressing and/or Grooming, Eating and/or Swallowing, Amputation/ Prosthesis Care, Communication, Bladder and /or Bowel Toileting Programs or other restorative programs detailsConfigures documentation in Point of Care for daily documentation of restorative nursing measures for each resident on a restorative programEvaluates and revises restorative programs quarterly and as necessaryDevelops a comprehensive care plan related to restorative areas including problems, goals and approaches. Insures that all restorative nursing measures are reflected on the care plan. Evaluates care plan quarterly and as necessary.Attends care plan conferences. During care plan conferences report on resident's progress and restorative nursing measuresEnsures that the necessary assistive feeding and/or ADL devises are obtained as neededMaintains current listing by resident of all assistive devices and care plan for eachWorks collaboratively with other departments to ensure the necessary assistive devices are consistently clean, available, addressed on the care plan and removed following discontinuation or dischargeWhen discharged from skilled therapy, ensures that the specific recommendations are implementedMakes daily rounds to oversee and monitor the restorative programs and to provide 1:1 teaching, as necessaryKNOWLEDGE/SKILLS & ABILITIES:Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical NurseMust be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term careBenefit Package Includes:Excellent PayFlexible SchedulingPaid Vacation Time-Cash Out OptionPaid Sick TimeGroup Health Insurance / Dental & Vision / Life Insurance / Disability / RetirementPaid BirthdayOur company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, our company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.#123

Keywords: Oak Lawn Respiratory & Rehabilitation Center, Oak Lawn , Restorative Nurse (Restorative Nurse RN or Licensed Nurse LPN), Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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