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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Avamere
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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Our mission to enhance the life of every person we serve starts with our team members.

When you become part of Ovation, you really are joining a family. 

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse

Status: Part-time/Full-time

Schedule: Flexible Scheduling Options 

Shift: Evening & Night

Location: Ovation Sienna Hills - 1525 East Ovation Place, Washington, Utah 84780

 

Employee Perks:

  • Employee meal credit
  • Tuition assistance
  • Career development opportunities
  • Employee assistance program featuring free counseling services, financial coaching, legal services and more
  • Generous PTO policy 
  • 401K retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage

The primary purpose of your job position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by certified nursing assistants. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our Community, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Health Services or Nurse Supervisor to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct the day-to-day functions of the nursing assistants in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care Community. As assigned by DHS or Supervisor
  • Ensure that all nursing personnel assigned to you comply with the written policies and procedures established by this Community. As assigned by DHS or Supervisor
  • Periodically review the department’s policies, procedure manuals, job descriptions, etc. Make recommendations for revisions
  • Meet with your assigned nursing staff, as well as support personnel, in planning the shifts’ services, programs, and activities.
  • Ensure that the Nursing Service Procedures Manual is current and reflects the day-to-day nursing procedures performed in this community
  • Ensure that all nursing service personnel comply with the procedures set forth in the Nursing Service Procedures Manual
  • Make written and oral reports/recommendations concerning the activities of your shift as required
  • Participate in Community surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as may be requested
  • Periodically review the resident’s written discharge plan. Participate in the updating of the resident’s written discharge plan as required
  • Assist in planning the nursing services portion of the resident’s discharge plan as necessary.
  • Complete and file required recordkeeping forms/charts upon the resident’s admission, transfer, and/or discharge
  • Receive telephone orders from physicians and record on the Physicians’ Order Form
  • Transcribe physician’s orders to resident charts, Kardex, medication cards, treatment/care plans, as required.
  • Chart nurses’ notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident, as well as the resident’s response to the care
  • Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician, As Needed
  • Verify the identity of the resident before administering the medication/treatment
  • Ensure that an adequate supply of floor stock medications, supplies, and equipment is on hand to meet the nursing needs of the residents. Report needs to the DHS or Supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in this state.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
  • Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of teamwork and team concept.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.

Ovation Sienna Hills Retirement Community, in St. George Utah, is a place to re-energize, explore, and engage at your own pace in one of the nation’s most beautiful resort towns. Independent living, assisted living, and memory care at Ovation Sienna Hills are inspired by life and St. George’s amazing location and atmosphere.

 

The Luxury Retirement Community consists of 300 apartments and 25 villas. Independent Living is offered in 150 apartments. As residents look for more support, they will find 150 suites of Assisted Living and Memory Care rooms.

 

Our Mission: To enhance the life of every person we serve

 

Supports and maintains The Avamere Family of Companies Core Values:

  • Integrity above all else
  • Passion for the quality of people’s lives
  • Quality that is obvious
  • Innovation, not emulation
  • A culture of trust and respect
  • Reaching to Learn, Grow and Embrace Change
  • Teamwork, camaraderie, and fun

Keywords: Avamere, Saint George , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Other , Washington, Utah

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