North Star Manor offers AMAZING full-time benefits!
Individual employee health insurance premium is covered 100%. Family coverage premium is paid by North Star Manor at approximately 58.25%. Up to $3550 for a Health Savings Account prorated by our 26 bi-weekly pay-periods over the calendar year.
North Star Manor covers 50% of the premiums for you and your family vision and dental insurance coverage.
North Star Manor also provides Paid Time Off (PTO) and six holidays per year.
We belong to the Minnesota sponsored PERA, (Minnesota Public Employee Retirement). You will have 6.5% deducted from your check pre-tax and the facility will match it with 6.5%. After five years of vestment, all monies in the account will be for you. Upon retirement your monies and years of service will be figured into a lifetime annuity check each month.
North Star Manor pays for Life Insurance Coverage of one time your annual salary with an additional one year for Accidental Death. You may purchase extra for you and your family if you wish.
This position provides care to assigned residents in a caring, safe and efficient manner and is responsible to perform the following according to North Star Manor standards, procedures and individualized resident care plans.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Completes comprehensive nursing assessment of all residents on admission and on an ongoing basis according to state and federal regulations using the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, intervention and evaluation). Demonstrates competence in clinical skills as identified on Competency Verification and Training Checklist. Assures assigned residents receive ordered medication, treatments and other procedures within defined times frames, utilizing appropriate infection control procedures. Demonstrates familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered. Obtains equipment I supplies to provide care as needed. Assures procedures are followed for pressure ulcers, dehydrations, malnutrition, incontinence, pain and medication administration. Accurately competes glucometer testing and control monitoring according to procedure. Implements specific approaches to deal with behavior, enhances residents’ mood state according to the resident care plan. Assures resident care for assigned residents is completed through reviewing documentation and updating as necessary. Uses the EMR accurately. Documents actions and notations for all resident condition changes according to policy and procedure. Records daily detailed nursing notes. Documents all actions taken related to admission, discharge, transfers, or death. Documents incidents or accidents in resident record and all necessary forms (incident reports, etc.) Completes behavior documentation according to policy and procedure. Completes seven-day observation tool. Assists/participation in quality improvement process, including audits and corrective procedures as assigned. May complete the assigned portions of the MDS for Nursing and sign the MDS forms to signify completion of the process. Assures physician’s orders are processed and physicians notified in a timely manner. Makes rounds with physicians as assigned. Attends or obtains resident report prior to beginning shift. Receives and shares information; observes and reports residents’ conditions. Responds promptly to resident call lights. Directs and assists with resident, family/significant other education. Notifies family on condition changes etc. Reports / assures timely follow up of signs / symptoms of resident infections.
Education Experience Licensure Certification: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Prior work experience in like or related position preferred. Maintains required certification/qualifications and associated standards. Licensure for state of practice is required; current CPR certification or ability to become certified in CPR within 180 days of hire.
Skills/Abilities: Ability to communicate and comprehend.
Knowledge: Knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.
Physical/Mental Retirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will operate/activate/use/prepare/inspect/place/detect/position objects, tools, or controls. The employee will frequently communicate/express oneself/exchange/observe/assess/detect information relative to this position. The employee is required to maintain a stationary position/move/position self in response to job tasks. Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing. Weight lifting requirement of 30 lbs. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Frequency of travel may vary based on business need.
Supervisory responsibilities: Directly supervise assigned employee(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees’ addressing complaints and resolving problems; fostering an environment for employee engagement.
Accommodations: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.