Christian Care Communities, Inc.

Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN

US-KY-Louisville (West)
3 months ago
ID
2017-2001
Category
Healthcare
1015 Magazine Street
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
All Shifts

Overview

Founded in 1884, Christian Care Communities is Kentucky’s largest faith-based not-for-profit provider of affordable senior retirement living and long-term care for Older Adults.

 

Top Reasons Why You Want to Work for Christian Care Communities as a LPN-Licensed Practical Nurse:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Days and 8 Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program with Incentives
  • Paid Group Term Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance Short-Term Disability Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) and 403(b)
  • Education Assistance after only 6 months
  • Listed as Workplace Leaders from the Wellness Council of Louisville
  • Recognized from Business First as one of the Healthiest Employers

 

Responsibilities

LPN-Licensed Practical Nurse Responsibilities:

  • Initiates a resident education plan according to the individualized needs of the resident, as prescribed by Physician and/or organization policy
  • Explains procedures and treatments to resident and family, to gain cooperation, understanding, and to allay apprehension
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of resident
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques
  • Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and to assess condition of resident
  • Documents nursing history and physical assessments of assigned residents
  • Observes resident; records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient’s condition, reaction to drugs, treatments or if there is a significant incident
  • Notifies resident’s physician and appropriate responsible party/POA when there is a change in the resident’s condition or upon the death of a resident
  • Prepares equipment and accompanies and aids physicians during rounds; assists with examinations, and consults with physician as necessary in planning resident care, treatment and rehabilitation
  • Performs emergency treatment when necessary based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.
  • Notifies the physician of the emergency and carries out physician orders.

***Other duties may be assigned or be modified by employer as need arises.

 

LPN-Licensed Practical Nurse Work Hrs./ Shifts:

  • Full Time / AM and PM Shifts

Qualifications

What will you need as a LPN-Licensed Practical Nurse?

  • Required Education: Completion of formal education program in practical nursing
  • Required Experience: 1 year clinical practice
  • Preferred Experience: 1 year experience in a long-term health care setting
  • Required License and/or Certification: Licensed as Practical Nurse, Commonwealth of Kentucky

Christian Care Communities, Inc. is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and providing an equal employment opportunity in all terms and conditions of employment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age (40 and over), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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