• Staff Nurse (LPN)

    ID
    2019-1674
    Category
    Health and Wellness
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Part-Time
    Location : City
    Louisville
    Location : State/Province
    KY
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    Symphony at Valley Farms offers a senior living lifestyle that goes beyond your expectations. Our senior living community offers both Personal Care for those who are seeking a comfortable, home-like environment with the opportunity for social interaction as well as In the Moment memory care for those who are experiencing memory loss.

     

    Our In the Moment Memory Support program uses a unique approach to caring for those with memory loss. Rather than rely on pre-determined activities each day, our In the Moment program engages residents in the moment they are experiencing and provides a compassionate and meaningful interaction.

     

    Our community is designed to offer residents a rich, full life, surrounded by people who truly care about their well-being. You will be impressed by our service and commitment to excellence, all while getting the distinct level of care that you need to enhance your quality of life.

     

    Contact us today to schedule a personal appointment and experience Symphony at Valley Farms first hand. Nothing compares to seeing our community in person. Take a walk with us, meet our staff and residents and learn what life at Symphony at Valley Farms is all about.

    Now Hiring Full and Part-Time Staff Nurses (LPN)!

     

    This position is responsible for assessment of resident health status for both new and existing residents and the subsequent development of the care or service plan. Under the direction of the Director, Health and Wellness, this position is responsible for routine communication with direct care staff, medication aides, other nursing staff, the Director, Health and Wellness, and the Administrator about the needs of residents and maintaining compliance with all regulatory standards. Provides ongoing audit and reviews clinical systems to ensure compliance with State regulations and policies.

    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 (RN or LPN/LVN). 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; including marijuana.

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

     

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