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Licensed Practical Nurse - Amber Terrace

Licensed Practical Nurse - Amber Terrace

Job ID 
2017-4167
Company 
Amber Terrace at Altoona Center for Nursing Care
Location 
US-PA-Altoona
Posted Date 
12/27/2017
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
License
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

More information about this job

Overview

LPN needed for hands-on work in a Personal Care Home

 

Full Time- All Shifts Available

 

 

Amber Terrace is a licensed Personal Care Center offering 34 furnished, beautifully decorated, private and semi-private rooms.Through its comprehensive onsite services including respite, short term rehab, and memory support, Amber Terrace has come to revolutionize senior care in Blair County, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

 

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 an administrator, to ensure the physical, medical and emotional needs of residents/patients are met.

Responsibilities

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 administrator, to ensure the physical, medical and emotional needs of residents/patients are met. 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 aide activities and reporting non-compliance
  • Aiding residents as needed

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 two years of experience in personal care/assisted living preferred.

 

 

 

 

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