Christian Care Communities, Inc.

  • ​LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Bridgepointe at Ashgrove Woods

    Job Locations US-KY-Nicholasville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/26/2018 11:43 AM)
    ID
    2018-2218
    Category
    Healthcare
    Location : Address
    5220 Grey Oak Lane
    Type
    Various
    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. Our statewide network of senior living communities provides more than a place to live—we provide a place to call “home.”

     

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

    • Competitive Pay
    • Generous Time Off
    • 7 Holidays / +1 Floating Holiday
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance packages
    • 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 6 months of employment
    • Workplace Leaders in Health and Wellness
    • Direct Deposit/Weekly Pay (Pay Active)
    • $$$ Referral Bonus $$$
    • Shift Differential
    • Uniform Assistance
    • Discounted Meals
    • 9 Chaplains to Support Residents/Employees
    • Our leadership is Involved
    • Tremendous Growth Opportunity
    • Challenging and Rewarding Work Environment
    • Heart to Heart Emergency Assistance
    • Paid orientation and much more……

     

     

    Responsibilities

    The LPN is responsible for demonstrating knowledge and application of job duties within scope of practice and functions under the direction of the RN Supervisor; supervises nursing activities and provides direct nursing care during assigned duty hours; participates in unit activities, promotes independence, encourages socialization, and advocates for the quality of life of our residents while maintaining compliance with all applicable laws, regulatory and organizational standards.

     

    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.
    • Supervises work of nursing assistant(s) to include recruitment, hiring, staff development and training, appraising, rewarding and disciplining, when necessary.
    • ***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 Shift

    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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