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Licensed Practical Nurse - Johnstown

Licensed Practical Nurse - Johnstown

Job ID 
2016-2330
Company 
Amber Springs at LaurelWood Care Center
Location 
US-PA-Johnstown
Posted Date 
12/5/2017
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full Time/Part Time/Casual
Education Level 
License
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

LPN needed at innovative skilled nursing facility

 

Part Time/Casual Shifts Available 

 

Amber Springs is a 100-suite  Personal Care Center offering well-appointed private and semi-private rooms or suites. It is beautifully furnished and decorated, offering free cable television and individually controlled heat and air conditioning. Residents also have access to our Senior Wellness Program and 24-hour staffing.

 

Amber Springs features pleasant walking paths, lawns, gardens and benches outside. Inside are a well-appointed dining room and lounge for relaxing with guests.

 

 

At the center  our  mission is a skilled nursing staff, which seeks an experienced LPN to join its ranks. The LPN will deliver quality care to assigned residents under the direction of a supervising RN, to ensure the physical, medical and emotional needs of residents/patients are met.

Responsibilities

 Additional responsibilities include: 

  • Administering quality skilled nursing, in compliance with care plans, physicians’ orders and personal observations
  • Documenting all aspects of residents’ care accurately, concisely and promptly
  • Administering medication and treatments accurately and appropriately, and observing residents’ responses for documentation in patient files
  • Assisting in the evaluation of nursing care effectiveness, and relaying approved communications to families/caregivers
  • Joining physicians on rounds for assigned residents, communicating observations regarding chronic or a change in conditions
  • Training residents and families on areas of wellness and personal care, as instructed
  • Guiding and teaching Nursing Assistants to ensure safe, quality care for residents
  • Monitoring CNA activities and reporting non-compliance to an RN Supervisor
  • Aiding residents as needed, or as instructed by a physician or RN

Qualifications

LPNs must demonstrate sound judgment, professional knowledge and understanding, and display a positive, cooperative resident-first attitude at all times. Candidates must have a Pennsylvania LPN license or temporary practice permit, with at least one year of experience in long-term care or clinical nursing preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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