Wellness Nurse BM#330

  • 13801 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

Join our caring and compassionate team that make up the fabric of our community. As part of the Quaker values Broadmead appreciates the contribution of every individual employee. To reflect this, Broadmead offers competitive wages and generous benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid leave, and retirement plans.

Job Description

This is a Part-Time position

Shift : 20 hrs a week (.5 FTE)  Mon. - Fri. must be flexible occasional Sat. & Sun.

Under the supervision of the Director Center of Excellence in Health and Wellness, incumbent is responsible for providing comprehensive Wellness assessments and developing personalized Wellness plans to the members of the Center of Excellence in Health and Wellness.  Incumbent will provide ongoing support and coaching to help members with their Wellness plans.  Incumbent will serve as a member of the interdisciplinary team at Broadmead providing support, information and connections to the Centers of Excellence. 

Essential Duties:

  • Provides a comprehensive Wellness assessment for each member of the Center of Excellence in Health and Wellness.

  • Assists in the development and selection of the Wellness assessment tools and protocols for the Center of Excellence uses for Wellness assessments.

  • Regularly evaluates assessments tools and makes recommendations for changes. 

  • Develops and implements an individualized Wellness plan for each participant member.  Consults the interdisciplinary team when appropriate.    

  • Provides ongoing coaching and support to members to help them with their personalized plan and assist them with any additional needs. 

  • Serves as a liaison between the Center of Excellence in Health and Wellness and the Center of Excellence in Dementia Care.  Collaborates where possible to ensure care plans from both Centers are implemented successfully. 

  • Serves as a liaison between the Center of Excellence in Health and Wellness and the medical office at Broadmead to help members in areas where Wellness and medicine intersect. 

  • Assists members, where appropriate, by coordinating making connections with resources and services in the greater community that can improve their Health and Wellness.   

  • Provides educational support to members that can help them cope with changes or challenges with their health and wellness. 

  • Attends and/or participates in pertinent medical team and rehab team conferences regarding resident member’s progress, problems and needs.

  • Acts in compliance with Broadmead regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.

  • Assesses continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.

  • Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.

  • Designs and implements educational presentations. 

  • Assists in Center of Excellence special event design and implementation.

  • Attend scheduled departmental meetings as necessary.

  • Perform additional duties and projects as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Valid license as registered nurse or licensed practical nurse in Maryland.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience. 

  • Requires strong coordination and program management skills. 

  • Knowledgeable of a variety of assessments for health and wellness.

  • Knowledgeable of care management strategies and overall resources for older adults. 

  • General knowledge of human behavior practices.

  • Requires ability to work independently and with others.

  • Requires the ability to work well with older adults who may sometimes exhibit confusion, impaired hearing or sight, or unusual behavior.

  • Communicates effectively (verbal and written) with members and staff.

  • Current Driver’s License

Additional Information

Problem Solving:

  • Has latitude to cope with most problems

  • Confers with Director Center of Excellence in Health and Wellness on unusual issues

Accountabilities:

  • Ensures necessary and required documentation through timely and accurate record keeping.

  • Maximize effectiveness of activities through careful planning, implementation, and follow-up on an ongoing basis

  • Maintains any applicable certifications. 

Dependability and Initiative Expectations

 

  • Reports to work each day on time and as scheduled.

  • Participates in appropriate in-service education, meeting State in-service requirements.

  • Actively participates in required meetings, arriving on time unless prior arrangements have been made.

  • Takes initiative in performing job as evidenced by offering new ideas solutions, informing supervisor of potential problems/hazards, using time, equipment, and supplies efficiently, assuming extra duties willingly, and participating in educational programs to keep abreast of new developments, procedures, and technologies.

  • Complies with organization’s policies and procedures.

Customer Service Expectations

 

  • Agrees to abide by the CSI (Customer Service Initiative) guidelines as outlined in the CSI Training Program.

 

Corporate Compliance Expectations

 

  • Agrees to abide by the Standard of Community Excellence during my employment at Broadmead.

  • Responsible for reporting any alleged or suspected violation of the Standards of Community Excellence.
     

Lifestyle Program Expectations

  • You are committed to caring for the whole person, body, mind, and spirit.

  • You embrace the resident lifestyle philosophy with the residents, their families, and those with whom you work.

  • You recognize that your work makes a difference in the lives of those with whom you care.

  • You realize that those with whom you care depend on you.

  • You are committed to working as a team player.

 

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities to perform each duty proficiently. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

 The Level of access to residents’ medical information will be determined based on the duties of their job and the employees will be trained on appropriate security levels.