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  • Licensed Practical Nurse​/LPN Springs
  • Flmedical in Springs, , South Africa
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  • 1 month ago

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Position: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Full Time
Location: Springs

SERVANT LEADERSHIP:

Water crest Senior Living Group associates answer a calling to serve seniors and their families every day. They are recognized for their achievements and empowered to share their vast experience with their peers ensuring the quality of our assisted living and memory care services and the well-being of our residents. Our associates champion a culture which nurtures relationships in the interest of acting as trusted advisors.

By continuously investing in these servant hearts, Water crest Senior Living Group develops value-centered leaders who deliver personalized services.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides direct and indirect care to residents in a sensitive, professional, and effective manner. The Wellness Nurse performs his/her duties under the supervision of the Resident Wellness Director/Director of Nursing while adhering to mandated nursing standards. The Licensed... Practical Nurse is responsible for maintaining compliance with all state and federal regulations while utilizing the standards of care policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Servant Leadership directs all aspects of decision making
Serves as the Charge Nurse for assigned shift ensuring residents are well cared for
Serve as the Charge Nurse in the absence of the Executive Director and Resident Wellness Director
Contributes to all aspects of medication management, including but not limited to; orders, administration, storage, documentation and as mandated by the State Regulations and Guidelines as well as Company policy and procedure
Assures resident rooms and common areas are clean and safe at all times
Assure that all resident care specialists are familiar with the residents individual conditions and are trained to provide the resident services in an effective, professional and sensitive manner
Assist the residents with their self-medication or administration of medications
Responsible Limited Nursing license daily recommendations and documentation (if applicable)
Implements plans of care recommended by the Resident Wellness Director
Implements change in condition plans
Provides accurate and timely documentation of all care provided to residents
Assembles and maintains resident charting and accurately maintains all records
Completes accident and incident reports as required
Maintains relationships with residents, family members and responsible parties
Be prepared for and manage emergency situations including disasters, fire and other emergencies
Ensures adequate and appropriately trained resident care specialists are available for each shift within company and state guidelines

Must be in company uniform and resident ready at all times

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, team members, residents, family members, vendors, referral sources and outside contacts

Able to make independent decisions

Must be able to communicate in a warm, friendly and caring manner

Must be familiar with and adhere to guidelines related to the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Must possess a passion to work with and around senior citizens
Knowledge of customer service principles and practices

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

LPN or RN license

EXPERIENCE PREFERENCES:

Minimum One (1) year in the senior living environment
Memory Care / Assisted Living experience strongly preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position:

Able to stand or walk 75% of the day

Able to concentrate with frequent interruptions

Able to work under stress and in emergency situations

Able to work under conditions that require sitting, standing, walking, reaching, pulling, pushing, and grasping

Able to talk and hear effectively in order to convey instructions and information to residents and team members
Occasionally lift/carry up to 50 pounds

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE / PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

Work in all areas of the community
Subject to reactions from dust, disinfectants and cleaning chemicals and may be exposed to infectious waste, diseases and other conditions
Use personal protective equipment and supplies when needed to prevent burns, falls, and infection
Personal protective equipment includes infection control kit, rubber gloves, masks and non-slip shoes
Subject to infectious diseases, substances and odors
Follow Safety Policy & Procedures

FT, 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am
Memory Care
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