A Culture of Kindness

The Role of Nurses in Senior Living Communities

Nurses play a powerful role in the world of medicine and caregiving. Often, they are the eyes, ears, and hands of other medical professionals. Nurses not only need to have a compassionate heart, but they must also have soft skills, such as critical thinking and exceptional communication. There are many areas of medicine in which you can utilize your skills as a nurse, but one of the most rewarding ones awaits you in a continuing care retirement community. Senior living communities continue to grow and expand, offering many opportunities to put your talent to the test and serve your community in rewarding ways.

Your Role as a Nurse in a Wesley Senior Living Community 

Today’s nursing professionals have a wide range of talents and skills ready for the field. In a senior living community, your role includes the following:

  • Management of Medication – You may be called upon to help residents monitor and manage their pain levels. Additionally, you will help assess the effectiveness of medication and care plans, including side effects and negative prescription interactions.
  • Developing and Initiating Care Plans – As part of your resident’s total care, you will assist in developing care plans, administering medication, preparing IVs, monitoring vital signs, drawing blood, and giving injections.
  • Interacting with Family Members – A big part of a resident’s wellness is sharing with their loved ones the continually evolving needs and care that is needed. Developing relationships with family aids in giving your residents the best possible care.
  • Coordination with External Providers – You will work with your resident’s physician, physical therapist, and other providers to make sure they receive all they require for better health. For example, you may help a resident perform their prescribed exercises in between physical therapy appointments.

Flourish in Your New Career at Wesley Enhanced Living

Live out your dreams while putting all your skills and compassion in your role as a nurse in one of our Wesley Enhanced Living communities. Join us in our mission to make a compelling difference in the lives of our residents. Capture the vision to shift the paradigm of aging services for future generations. We pride ourselves on developing a Culture of Kindness, Compassion, and Respect, so you can bring your full self to work doing what you love from Day 1. You can do all this and more when you join us at Wesley. 

Wesley Enhanced Living provides high-quality senior retirement communities for the elderly.  We have cultivated an environment where you are able to build meaningful and lasting relationshipsand enjoy a sense of community where everyone is committed to making a difference. If you are ready to make a compelling difference in the lives of others, join our team and we will make a difference together. Apply today at www.WELCareers.org!

Our Mission
Our Mission

To make a compelling difference in the lives of our residents through providing excellence and innovation in aging services.

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Our Vision

To shift the paradigm of aging services for future generations. We accomplish this through our Enhanced Living model.

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Our Values

Our approach to serving our residents is consistent with the high standards that our foundation was built upon and our values.

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Our Employees are Why WEL is ranked #4 in the Nation!

At Wesley Enhanced Living, we have cultivated a Culture of Kindness, Compassion, and Respect where our employees are able to bring their full self to work doing what they love! Our employees are made to feel welcome right from Day 1 and we have created an environment where employees can learn and grow and truly make an impact in the lives of others. We strive to provide excellence in service and promote forward thinking and innovation as we work to enhance the lives of our residents every day.

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