At Etowah Health Care Center our team of professional, caring and friendly staff provide a pleasant, homelike living environment to our residents, families and visitors. Our staff’s commitment to our resident’s and facility is evident in their stability and years of service. While employed at Etowah Health many of our employees, through our educational assistance program have furthered their education and transitioned into other key positions. We are proud of the standards we have set here at Etowah Health Care Center and are always interested in talking with experienced healthcare professionals who have a strong commitment to quality care and services.
NEW! MDS 3.0 Coordinator-
The candidate should be a Registered nurse in good standing with the Tennessee licensure board or eligible to obtain a Tennessee license. The candidate should possess excellent assessment and computer skills and use those skills to accurately code the MDS per RAI guidelines. The candidate should be a self-starter that can schedule, complete, and transmit the assessments according to the established RAI timeline and in accordance with state and federal guidelines. The MDS Coordinator will also be an integral part of the care planning process. The candidate will be responsible for the development of a resident–centered care plan that encompasses the resident’s voice and speaks to the needs of the resident. Scheduling care plan meetings for the resident and/or legal healthcare representative along with the Interdisciplinary team will be part of the assigned duties for the MDS Coordinator. Good communication skills and the ability to develop a rapport with coworkers, residents, and families will be an essential part of an effective care plan process. Willingness to work with the team, a desire to improve resident care, and the ability to coordinate resident centered care are imperative to the success of this position and to the success of our clinical team as well. Our team is growing and we need that qualified individual that will complete our clinical team. If our facility or this job opening is of interest to you and you feel that you possess the qualities we are seeking, please fill in the form below or contact Jonathan Hicks, NHA for more information at 423-263-1138.
NEW! Charge Nurse – Registered Nurse / RN or Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN-
Etowah Health Care Center is currently seeking a Registered Nurse, RN Charge Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse/ LPN Charge Nurse for our 7am to 3pm, 3 pm to 11 pm ,11pm to 7 am shifts. The charge nurse will be responsible for the independent supervision of the delivery of care to our residents. You will assess resident needs, develop individual care plans, administer nursing care, evaluate nursing care, pass medications, and supervise nursing staff and other personnel in the delivery of nursing care.
Assure that effective, quality, outcome-focused nursing care is delivered.
Develop individualized plans of care in collaboration with the resident/ responsible party and interdisciplinary care team.
Implement plan of care consistently, effectively and cost efficiently with focus on resident-centered outcomes by utilizing all appropriate, available resources for resident/ family/ responsible party counseling and discharge planning.
Work in collaboration with physician and/or other health care professionals by sharing information relevant to changing plan of care.
NEW! CNA, All Shifts-
Etowah Health Care Center is currently hiring Certified Nursing Assistants and taking applications for the next CNA class offered at no expense to the student.
Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant or willing to attend classes with the potential for full time employment.
Must be able to communicate effectively in English, including reading and writing.
Must be able to push and/or pull objects weighing in excess of 100 pounds.
Must be able to carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
Must be able to perform duties requiring standing, bending, squatting, reaching, climbing, stooping, and walking for extended periods of time.
Must be able to perform duties requiring good hand and finger dexterity.
Must be able to perform duties requiring good sensory perception.
Must be able to work with combative residents at times without causing injury to self or others.
High school graduate and/or equivalent.
Have completed the Certified Nursing Assistant program or be enrolled in the program to complete certification within the first four (4) months of employment with this facility.
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