• Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

    ID
    2019-1457
    Category
    Health and Wellness
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Part-Time
    Location : City
    Roanoke
    Location : State/Province
    VA
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    At Pheasant Ridge Senior Living, we don’t just help our residents, we also help their families by offering them the peace of mind that we’re taking care of their husband, wife, mother or father and treating them with the respect and dignity they deserve. To us, our community embodies so much more than assisted living or memory care services, it’s a culture of caring, empathy, and compassion. When it comes to our residents, the things that matter to us are the same things that matter to you.

     

    If you or a loved one are looking for a senior living community that puts care first, we’d love to meet you.

    Now Hiring Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)!

     

    We are seeking an experienced and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team! Must have a dynamic personality and a sincere passion for working with seniors and their loved ones.

    Responsibilities:

    • Communicate with Director, Health and Wellness on resident needs on an as needed basis to ensure consistent quality services.
    • Participate in providing hands on care and specific nursing tasks as required and in support of the resident’s care plan.
    • Provide clinical support and training of care staff in support of continuing education requirements for care staff.
    • Assist in transcription of physicians’ orders and the review of new physicians’ orders.
    • Maintain the proper certifications required by local and state licensing agencies which include on-going in-service trainings, accreditations, specific coursework and certifications.
    • Foster teamwork with co-workers, show initiative in overcoming obstacles, take actions which assist others beyond job responsibilities, and have a positive impact on co-workers, and visitors.
    • Seek out and perform other duties as assigned or needed.

    Requirements:

    • Must have compassion for and desire to work with seniors!
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Valid State Nursing License as a Staff Nurse (LPN). Certifications as required by state.
    • Must have 1 year of experience as a nurse or caregiver preferably in an Assisted Living or Memory Care community. Supervisory experience of 6 months or more in a health-related field.
    • Must be able to read physician orders and match to Medication Administration Records for residents. Understanding of medical terminology adequate to pass medications and communicate with medical professionals.
    • Effective written and verbal communication with all residents, families and visitors
    • Experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel. Understanding of human resource rules.
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.

    Apply with your resume and cover letter TODAY to schedule your interview for this exciting opportunity!

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