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Senior Living Nurse - LVN/LPN

Company: Lorain Estates Senior Living
Location: Lorain
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Now offering increased wages!:Apply to day for full details!Perks and Benefits: Earn up to 1% wage increase every Quarter Work for us and earn $1000 for each person you refer and is hired Access to earned wages prior to payday Generous PTO Plan Career Development An employee engaged Scheduling system Employee Appreciation events Affordable Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Benefits 401K Retirement Plan Retention Bonus!Voted as a Great Place to Work! Some benefits may vary depending on position and employment statusMinimum Eligibility Requirements: Current state LPN/LVN Previous experience working with the elderly in a healthcare setting Previous supervisory experience preferred Ability to establish effective relationships with residents, family members, and staff Strong documentation skills Ability to represent the facility in a positive and professional mannerEssential Functions:Resident Care: Participates in the narcotic count Sets up, dispenses, and documents all resident medications Responsible for maintaining orderly medication cart, medication room, and accurate medication administration records Monitors the daily care of all residents Performs skilled nursing tasks as defined by company policy and procedure, and as allowed by state law Exercises independent discretion in responding to resident emergencies, determining a need for and contacting emergency services, and/or physician and family, as appropriate Documents observations, concerns, changes in resident conditions, incidents and/or accidents, and ensures that follow-up documentation occurs until the issue is resolved. Reports observations, concerns, and changes in resident condition to Health Services Director (HSD) or Administrator Communicates resident needs and concerns to family members and physicians Communicate with family members, physicians, and other outside healthcare providers Records and implements physician orders, following appropriate procedures for fax and telephone orders Ensures that information and interventions recorded on resident service plans are implemented by Caregivers Receives reports from caregivers before end of shift Gives report to oncoming Charge Nurse or Lead Caregiver Receives report from outgoing Charge Nurse or Lead CaregiverSupervisory/Management: Makes Caregiver shift assignments and ensures that assigned duties are completed in a satisfactory manner Monitors performance of caregivers for compliance with established policies and procedures, and to ensure quality resident care Reports Caregiver performance issues to HSD or Administrator and provides input for Caregiver performance evaluations Manages shift coverage when staff members call in sick for the oncoming shift Participates in Caregiver orientation and training Responsible for scheduling and other staffing duties, as requested Conducts building tours when requested Acts as Manager on Duty for the assigned shift in absence of Administrator or HSD Deals appropriately with a family member and visitor concerns or complaints, documenting the issues and actions taken through the appropriate reporting mechanism Manages minor physical plant issues that arise during assigned shift, reporting as necessary to Maintenance Director and Administrator Locks outside doors (p.m. shift); unlocks outside doors (a.m. shift) Other job duties as assignedWho are We?:As a Sinceri Senior Living community and certified Great Place to Work , we are an established and dedicated senior living care provider, where every team member takes great pride and responsibility in creating Meaningful Moments for our residents. We strive to make each resident interaction positive, meaningful, and unique to them. Through an in-depth understanding of our resident's life stories, we are able to Honor their Experience of Aging and create an environment that feels just like home.If you are interested in building your health care career,providing holistic care for our residents and their families, and would like to see what our community has to offer, apply online and join our amazing team.Certified by our employees as a Great Place to Work for our 4th Year in a row! 93% of our associates shared "My work has special meaning; this is not just a job." 95% of our associates shared "People celebrate around here" 94% of our associates shared "I'm proud to tell others I work here" 91% of our associates shared "People care about each other here"Questions about the application process? Come visit us and our staff will be happy to assist you!

Keywords: Lorain Estates Senior Living, Lorain , Senior Living Nurse - LVN/LPN, Other , Lorain, Ohio

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