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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

ID 
2017-11337
Posted Date 
9/26/2017
Category 
Nursing
Days/Hours 
Every Saturday & Sunday - 7a to 3p
Type 
Part-Time
Location  
US-TN-Memphis

More information about this job

Overview

Heritage at Irene Woods seeks a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join its team.  Heritage at Irene Woods is developed and owned by Edward Rose & Sons, known for creating amenity-rich communities where people can appreciate comfortable and affordable living in beautiful settings.  Partnering with Edward Rose & Sons is Ecumen, a not-for-profit organization that has grown to be one of the most innovative leaders in senior housing and services, empowering individuals to live richer and fuller lives.  Heritage at Irene Woods consists of 110 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes as well as 30 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Responsibilities

 

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for a variety of professional nursing and resident assistant duties in the care of skilled nursing residents, complies with state and federal rules and regulations, and follows established policies and procedures of the facility. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Assist with new admissions, hospital transfers and discharges as requested by Clinical Director
  • Train, plan, assign and direct work of resident assistants within established guidelines and assist Resident Assistants as necessary. Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of job performance for resident assistants.
  • Order and administer medications.
  • Assist with implementing of physician orders.
  • Initiate emergency treatment and report to Clinical Director.
  • Participate in the completion and review of nursing care plans and carry out proper charting practices and procedures.
  • Responds appropriately to safety hazards, fire drills and other emergency situations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities for all Heritage at Irene Woods Positions:

 

1.      Acting with Honor and Character

  • Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others.  Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly.
  • Integrity and Trust.  Shows consistency between words and actions.  Protects confidential (and sensitive) information.  Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.

2.      Honoring Brand

  • Personal Alignment: Models commitment to our mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit.
  • Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance.  Accepts responsibility for taking initial action.

3.      Creating the new and different

  • Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo.  Encourages others to try new methods and approaches.  Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful.

4.      Empowerment

  • Customer and Team Focus: Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships.  Demonstrates effective listening skills.  Involves others in shaping plans and making decisions that affect them.  Uses customer perspective, feedback and data for decision making and improvements in service delivery.  Reliably and consistently demonstrates timely follow through and responsiveness to customer needs and requests.  Champions initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction.

Qualifications

This position requires an individual who is a licensed LPN within the state in which working, as well as a valid driver’s license.  Related experience is preferred.   All employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.

EOE/AA. Drug Free Workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

 

We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.