Care Partner Nurse

Personal Care and Services Healthcare

Pegasus Senior Living


POSITION TITLE: Care Partner Nurse 




DEPARTMENT: Health & Wellness 

POSITION SUMMARY: Nurse responsible for passing medications, per state requirements, Resident services and other duties as assigned. Delegating duties to the other Associates and volunteers as appropriate. Duties can include personal services, social-recreational activities, delegated tasks, medication assistance, meal services and others as needed for Resident care and service delivery. Trains other Associates as assigned. Provides health care related oversight when the Wellness Director and/or Assistant Wellness Director is absent. Promotes the Company’s mission statement.


• Adheres to and conveys philosophy of supporting dignity, privacy, independence, choice individuality and a home-like environment for Residents.

• Responsible for medication assistance or administration of medications, according to the

state requirements.

• Provides oversight to Associates when the Wellness Director and/or Assistant Wellness

Director is absent, as assigned.

• Receives and gives report from the previous shift and to the next shift. Reviews Associates

schedules and service delivery tasks with Executive

• Director/Wellness Director/Assistant Director.

• Reads Associates communication records and maintains familiarity with Resident records

as required.

• Assists with scheduled residents’ activities of daily living/ADL’s, environmental orientation,

assistance with medication, treatments and other care while encouraging

self-care and independence.

• Provides services as indicated on Resident assessment and service plans.

• Demonstrates knowledge of and follows infection control procedures.

• Maintains clean, neat, comfortable, safe environment for Residents, Associates and

visitors, including provision of housekeeping services for Residents.

• Observes problems, concerns, issues observed with Resident apartments, the building

and the grounds and communicates them to the Maintenance Director.

• Observes changes in Resident status, needs or preferences and communicates them to the Wellness Director and/or Assistant Wellness Director.

• Reports Community Associate concerns and/or issues to the Wellness Director, Assistant

• Wellness Director and/or Executive Director, as designated.

• Observes all work, safety and administrative policy training in performing all job

• assignments.

• Adheres to all established policies and procedures.

• Records Resident information as required.

• Acts as a lead trainer and mentor for Associates.

• Demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to procedures for fire, life safety, disaster,

security, work, safety and other emergency procedures.

• Assists with individual Resident and group social recreational activities.

• Assists in the implementation of policies and procedures relating to Resident care and

oversight of all health care related services.

• Provides assistance in supervision and oversight as assigned in provision of all Resident services,

including the coordination of those provided by independently contracted

ancillary health care providers as requested by Residents and families. Ensures the

• Resident’s assessed needs are provided to Community Care

• Partners/Resident Care Associates for service delivery execution.

• Participates in service plan conferences as required.

• Assures accurate transcription of physician orders into treatment/medication record

within state requirements.

• Assists as directed with move-in and orientation of new Residents and designated


• Reviews Resident service records, treatment and medication books to assure quality of


• Verifies physician orders, move-in/move-out information and initiates appropriate

action/follow-up within state requirements.

• Assists in the ordering of medications from pharmacy within state requirements.

• Assists in the coordination of therapeutic diet orders with Associates as required.

• Assures proper records are maintained and documented as designated Communicates health

emergencies to determine emergency medical measures taken

regarding Resident care to the Wellness Director and/or Assistant Wellness Director. Acts as

• Resident advocate in medical-social situations involving Resident and/or

designated agents, physician, other agents or agencies.

• Ensures compliance with all rules and regulations related to Resident care (i.e. HIPAA,

• State Regulations and OSHA, etc.).

• Maintains a professional demeanor with all Residents, families and friends, professional

referrals and the general public in representing the Community and the Company. Reports all

suspicions of abuse, neglect and/or financial exploitations of a Resident immediately to the

supervisor, as described in the Company’s policy and procedures on


• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


• A passion for helping seniors

• Current license as an LVN/LPN or RN

• 1 or more years’ experience as an LVN/LPN or RN in an Assisted Living or Memory Care community

• Leadership and supervisory skills

• Must be familiar with drug actions and interactions and possess accurate and comprehensive assessment skills

• Patience and courtesy in dealing with residents and families

• Desire to work with seniors to maintain the optimum level of function directly through the supervision of Care Partners, CNA's, Medication Aides and other members of the resident services team

• Decision making and communication skills

• Ability to assist with transfer of residents regardless of body weight without endangering the resident, self, or other associates

• Must be able to read, write, and communicate effectively with residents, families, guests, and other associates in English

WORKING CONDITIONS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, and handle controls. The associate frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The associate is required to stand, walk, and stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Associate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, aid in resident transfers, walk/stand 80% or more of shifts, and respond to all resident and emergency needs quickly, with or without reasonable accommodation.

EMPLOYEE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: I acknowledge by my signature that I have read and understand the duties and responsibilities, physical demands, and work environment of the position and all other standards expected of me. I understand this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by me in this position. Nothing in this job description restricts the right of an authorized person to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. I also understand that nothing in this job description is meant to create a contract of employment or alter in any way the employment-at-will status of the employee in this job.

To learn more about available positions and to schedule an interview with our hiring manager,

Call (770) 645-1900 or email

or Text (440) 225-4299

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