LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - Senior Care

Ascension Living • Gettysburg, PA 17325

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Look inside any of our Ascension Living communities, and youll find a significant change in approach away from simply aging passively, and toward empowering people to age successfully. Our sole mission is to provide the services, amenities, opportunities and support so seniors can enjoy living healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage.

Its part of our larger vision to provide high-quality, compassionate, personalized care with dignity, especially to those in our communities who are most in need. This guiding vision is the cornerstone of who we are as a company: national, nonprofit and senior-focused.

POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for the direct care of those we serve and supervision of staff, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state in which employed as well as ministry policies and procedures. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs delegated resident care tasks in a timely and efficient manner
Contributes to continuity of care and effective communication by documenting and reporting care provided and changes in the residents condition to the appropriate person in a timely manner.
Anticipates, recognizes, reports and responds to changes in resident/patient condition.
Implements interventions based upon the physician's medical plan and standards of care including medication and treatments with knowledge of therapeutic intent.
Assists residents and families with care planning, education and referrals.
Follows regulatory and ministry standards, policies, procedures and precautions in the performance of all job duties to ensure a safe work environment.
Assures resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate.
Assumes responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local regulations within the assigned neighborhood.
Provides support with Activities of Daily Living as needed.


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Completion of an accredited LPN program.
A minimum of one year experience as a LPN preferred
Supervisory experience preferred.
Possesses working knowledge of State and Federal regulations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid license as a practical or vocational nurse in the state in which employed required.
CPR Certification preferred for Assisted Living; required for LTC upon hire, or obtain within thirty (30) days of employment.

Full-Time 2nd and 3rd shifts available

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