Nurse Liaison - Skilled Nursing - $38.00/hr - $52.00/hr DOE

Steamboat Springs, CO

Our community is thriving! We are expanding and looking for talented, committed individuals to join our team. If you share our passion for serving older adults and are seeking a vibrant, inter-generational workplace focused on wellness and purposeful living, we invite you to apply today.

Casey’s Pond is a Great Place to Work certified community! We aim to provide a consistently positive work experience and work to inspire every individual to achieve their full potential.

We offer flexible year-round positions with insurance benefits, retirement plan, clinical differentials, merchant ski passes, tuition reimbursement, and more!

Job Summary

Assist the Director of Nursing (DON) in various functions including assessment of clinical education needs and implementing appropriate actions. Assists in the supervision and development of nursing staff. Act as lead of infection control, psychotropic, rehospitalizations, wound management and other clinical quality indicators as appropriate.

Essential Duties

  • Assists in encouraging, participating and integrating Eden Alternative initiatives by supporting successful aging and person-centered programs and culture. 
  • Ensures that all employees possess and maintain proper assessment and clinical skills to deliver high quality resident care.
  • Identifies strategies to improve nursing performance in clinical practice.
  • Creates educational programs to maintain and improve staff competence, skills and expertise by applying evidence-based principles and practices.  Evaluates staff on educational/clinical skills and tracks competencies for compliance based on federal, state and local regulations and company policies.
  • Plans and assists with the development of instructional modules.  Coordinates the implementation of assigned educational topics to support individual development and organization goals.
  • Assists with creation of clinical orientation for new employees in order to build knowledge, skills development and clinical competence.
  • Plans and implements educational activities to support individual development and sets goals to develop skills required by a proficient clinician.
  • Provides feedback regarding staff progress.
  • Creates, develops and updates educational materials on a regular and consistent basis.
  • Development and document competency assessment and mentoring activities of preceptors.
  • Coordinates the work of team members to meet resident goals and expectations.
  • Assists to ensure effective communication both internally and externally to foster continuity of care. 
  • Assists the DON in clinical oversight through on going supervision of clinical staff to ensure the provisions of a continuous high quality of care in the Doak Walker House.
  • Assists with evaluating and supervising resident care and making recommendations/changes as required. 
  • Attends care conferences.
  • Monitor delivery of care by nursing staff. Implement corrective action as necessary. 
  • Participate in review of quality indicator reports and implement corrective action as necessary to include QAPI for hospital readmissions. 
  • Implements utilization of PCC software with staff to promote improved care practices, better communication and reports. 
  • Follows current budget guidelines.  Demonstrates prudent resource utilization in planning and implementing educational activities. 
  • Serves as acting Director of Nursing when necessary. 
  • Responsible to assisting the DON in managing team members to include providing coaching and training, corrective action planning, goal setting, interviewing applicants and conducting performance appraisals. 
  • Full time Nurse Liaisons accept the responsibility of “Nurse Manger on Call” for at least one week per month as scheduled by the DON. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Utilize sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems in adherence with Casey’s Pond Associate Handbook and Behavioral Code of Ethics.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in line with HIPAA compliance. 

Education and Experience   

Education as required to obtain state nursing license (RN) and a minimum of 3 years relevant experience.  BSN or MSN preferred.  Must have working knowledge of electronic medical records/resident charting systems.

Licenses/Certifications

  • CO RN/LPN
  • CPR certification required
  • BSN preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, feel, reach, bend, stoop, crouch, talk, hear, and see
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 lbs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for interacting with residents, guest and fellow associates

The Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act requires employers in the state of Colorado to disclose the following information.

Compensation: $38.00/hr - $50.00/hr dependent on licensure and prior healthcare experience.   

The rate listed is just one component of our total compensation package for employees. Additional benefits may include medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off (PTO), life and disability insurance, 401(k) plan, paid holidays and shift incentives.