Licensed Practical Nurse
Company: primrose retirement communities
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Full and Part-time; Days, Nights 12 hour shifts, every other
weekend required If you're compassionate and enjoy helping others,
consider becoming a part of the Primrose Retirement Team. Work with
a team of caring individuals with a reputation for providing
exceptional care and an excellent assisted living experience for
seniors. This may be just the work-family you are looking for.
Primrose offers a competitive salary, 401K match, PTO, annual pay
increases, and so much more! Primrose Retirement Communities, LLC,
provides high-quality independent and assisted living communities
in over 32 locations and 17 states across the country.
Headquartered in Aberdeen, South Dakota since our founding in 1989,
our mission is to create a happy and healthy living environment for
seniors. Our motto "this is living!" guides us in every aspect of
our work from providing personalized attention and a full and
exciting activities calendar to our friendly and welcoming
atmosphere. POSITION SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN
Staff Nurse is responsible for the provision and monitoring of high
quality nursing care within scope of practice. The Staff Nurse
coordinates and supervises nursing personnel to deliver nursing
care which will ensure that resident's needs are met in accordance
with the professional standards of practice through physician
orders, community policies and procedures, and federal, state and
local regulations and established nursing best practices.
Responsible for resident services and other duties as assigned.
Duties may include personal services, housekeeping, laundry,
social-recreational activities, delegated tasks, meal services, and
other tasks as needed for resident well-being. Reports to Director
of Nursing, Executive Director, and/or designee. POSITION
RESPONSIBILITIES: Adheres to and conveys to the following Primrose
mission statement: Through the commitment of our investors and
dedicated staff, our daily focus is to develop and maintain happy
and healthy living environments and provide a "person-centered"
care approach for our growing senior population. Administer
Medications and Treatments within the State and Federal guidelines
of your Licensure and Scope of Practice. Assist residents with
identified needs as outlined in the nursing/service plan. Respond
to resident emergencies; provide first-aid assistance and arrange
for appropriate medical attention/follow-up. Receives report from
the previous shift and gives report to next shift. Reads the staff
communication records and maintains familiarity with resident
records as required. Assists with orientation of new staff to job
responsibilities as needed. Assists with instrumental activities of
daily living, ADL's, environmental orientation, and other care
while encouraging self-care and independence. Assists with dining
room set up, serving meals, and dining room and kitchen clean up as
needed. Implements and contributes to the evaluation of the
residents response to the current nursing/service plan of care at
the direction of the Director of Nursing or designated RN.
Implements and contributes to the evaluation of the residents'
response to the medication or treatment plan authorized by the
directing physician. Assists with laundry service as needed.
Demonstrates knowledge of and follows infection control procedures.
Maintains clean, neat, comfortable, safe environment for residents,
staff, and visitors, including housekeeping services for residents
as needed. Observes and reports appropriately any noted problems,
concerns, and/or issues noted with resident apartments, the
community or grounds. Observes changes in resident status, needs or
preferences and documents and reports appropriately. Contributes
observations and health information to the nursing assessment and
reports all data to the Director of Nursing or designated RN.
Observes all work, safety and administrative rules. Comply with
OSHA standard and regulations. Know the potential hazards of any
chemicals used and the proper personal protective equipment
required. Use personal protective equipment as directed by Material
Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Adheres to all established policies and
procedures and Employee Handbook. Avoids loss, breakage and waste
of supplies and equipment. Demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to
procedures for fire, life safety, disaster, security, work, safety
and other emergency situations. Assists with individual Resident
and group social recreational activities as appropriate. Direct
unlicensed nursing staff on your shift in following the service
plans and policies. Performs other duties as assigned which may
include: general cleaning of nurses' station, public restrooms,
laundry rooms, hallways, kitchen, dining room, and storage rooms.
EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Willingness to adhere to Primrose assisted
living values in providing services. Ability/willingness to perform
all position responsibilities adequately. Maintain confidentiality
of verbal and written information pertaining to residents, facility
operations and personnel. Maintains acceptable attendance/follows
work schedule. Displays cleanliness, good grooming, personal
appearance and follows dress requirements consistently. Organizes
and utilizes time appropriately toward accomplishing assigned
tasks; requires minimal supervision. Displays ability/willingness
to learn new skills and to teach others. Interacts in professional
manner with residents, public, and co-workers. Works cooperatively
with management. Displays willingness to assist co-workers when
situation requires. Ability to do occasional heavy lifting (up to
50 lbs.), 30 lbs. regularly. Adequate and clear English speaking
and writing ability; able to communicate effectively. Ability to
spend long periods on feet and to ambulate quickly. Is free of
non-treated communicable disease. CPR and First Aid Certified per
state regulations. Ability to work safely and to recognize
potentially dangerous situations. Ability/willingness to follow all
policies and procedures. Is neat, accurate, dependable and keeps
work/space clean. Ability/willingness to work longer than eight (8)
hour shift, to work holidays or overtime, to work seven (7) day
schedule. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: One year experience in a long
term care or assisted living environment preferred. CPR and First
Aid certified per state regulations. Basic computer skills
preferred. EDUCATION: Current, active nursing license in the state
you are working. Attendance at mandatory monthly in-service
training. Maintain CPR and First Aid Certification per state
regulations. Meet annual in-service training and continuing
education hours required for job classification and position.
PRIMROSE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY an equal opportunity employer.
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