Kendal At Lexington
Nurse Mentor, RN (Healthcare)
Kendal at Lexington is a not-for-profit Life Plan Community—also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)—located just one mile from historic Main Street in Lexington, Virginia. The campus sits on 85 acres of rolling farmland with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and changing colors throughout the four seasons.
As the Nurse Mentor you'll work in a community that provides professional support, vibrant engagement, and encourages staff resiliency and autonomy. As a Kendal community, our Quaker heritage emphasizes respect for the individual, excellence in service, social responsibility and fiscal integrity.
Join our team and discover a dynamic environment that nurtures curiosity, embraces knowledge, and encourages personal growth. You'll have access to the fitness center and can take part in our excellent dining services programs. With excellent health benefits, Kendal at Lexington is a nurturing and compassionate place to hone your skills and commit to a service for older adults in the Lexington community and beyond.
We are committed to the philosophy that Kendal at Lexington must be as good a place to work as it is a good place to live. Underlying these efforts is a desire to preserve a sense of community and to nurture an atmosphere in which employees of all backgrounds feel their contributions are important in fulfilling our mission
Kendal strives to create and support an environment for community members, board, staff and volunteers that are welcoming to all cultures, backgrounds and differences — an environment that promotes mutual respect, acceptance, cooperation and teamwork.
As a Nurse Mentor you'll provide clinical leadership and participative management to the Borden Healthcare Center, ensuring the mission, vision and values are supported through the delivery of care and services to residents. You will participate in assessing, planning, organizing, directing and facilitating the clinical operations of your assigned Household to ensure regulatory compliance to all standards of care.
As a Nurse Mentor, you'll collaborate with the Healthcare Interdisciplinary Team, residents, and families to help provide services and care that enhance the quality of life for every resident under your charge. You'll also participate actively with staff, residents and colleagues of Kendal at Lexington and other affiliates to maintain productive, cooperative relationships.
In your role as a Nurse Mentor, you'll put the residents first, makes informed decisions, achieve results, act with vision and purpose and foster teamwork. The Borden Healthcare Center would like you as a Nurse Mentor to communicate openly and effectively, learn continuously, create, innovate and adapt, and promote diversity. You should also comply with work rules and maintain a safe working environment.
You'll be responsible for directing the care services within your assigned Household. Recently remodeled to the Household Model, you'll be the coach, mentor, major proponent for Person Center Care, and main clinical resource for the healthcare staff in your Household. In this model you promote autonomous decision making from the staff, promote critical thinking practices, and determine best approaches that enhance resident independence.
Bachelor's Degree for Nursing and a current licensure by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Registered Nurse or come from an NLC member state. Nursing management experience in a long-term care facility encouraged in order to be considered for this position.See job description