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Wellness Nurse - Med Surg

Company: Bickford Senior Living
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Wellness Nurse$3,000 SIGN ON BONUS

Join our DYNAMIC team at Bickford Senior Living as a Wellness Nurse! The Wellness Nurse supports resident care within the branch, ensuring that Resident's daily medications needs are met in a compassionate way that maintains their dignity, allowing them to live their life to the fullest!

This position offers a full suite of benefits options that vary based on employment status. Some of the benefits include, but are not limited to:

* Competitive wages!
* Tuition Reimbursement!
* Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k & ROTHk (with employer Match)!
* Benefits start the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment! *full-time employees*
* Prescription savings plans!
* 529 Savings Plan for educational expenses!
* A great working environment where purpose is found!

"There is no higher calling, no greater purpose than a caregiver. Somehow, we've come to believe that caregiving is just for some of us and not all. Yet, at our core, we are all made to love, connect, to extend ourselves in service to others. The question is--- do we have the will to love, do what it takes, and risk ourselves in caring, even when the burden is great? In times of happiness and sadness, we are that caregiver" -



* Accurately following the resident MAR to ensure that medications are given out according to the Physician's orders.
* Understand and follow the "Six rights of medication administration" and all of Bickford's policies and procedures regarding medication management.
* Understand and appropriately utilize the eMAR system for medication administration.
* Communicate appropriately with clinical leadership for clarification and direction regarding resident medication administration and care.
* Providing direct resident care Supervision of resident care work of non-licensed team members and other areas of the branch as appropriate.
* You will be a leader in demonstrating the Bickford Mission 'Whatever it Takes' to all other team members on shift


* Have an active license as a LPN or Registered Nurse in good standing.
* Willing to take additional training or education, which specific states may require.
* CPR and First Aid certifications are required.
* Ability to handle multiple priorities.
* Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication.
* Competent in organizational and time management skills.
* Demonstrates good judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
* Ability to utilize or learn Bickford's eMAR system to administer medications. learn new applications


Bickford Senior Living is a community of caregivers who are dedicated to doing whatever it takes to enrich our resident's happiness. Founded in 1991 in Olathe, Kansas, by the Eby Family. Mary Bickford, the matriarch of the family, was the first resident of a Bickford Branch and our namesake. That location became the start of a tradition of caring that has extended to over 50 locations in 7 states. Although Bickford Senior Living has grown in size--- we pride ourselves in the family environment that is the foundation on which Bickford has served thousands of residents and employees throughout the years.

At Bickford, you will---

Make a Difference Every Day

We are passionate about our mission - to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.

Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community

The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.

Ignite Your Potential

We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.



Keywords: Bickford Senior Living, Crystal Lake , Wellness Nurse - Med Surg, Healthcare , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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