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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

ID 
2018-11908
Posted Date 
1/25/2018
Category 
Nursing
Days/Hours 
7a to 3p, Every Tuesday and Friday
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.

Qualifications

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Minimum Required Qualifications:

 

  • Degree from an accredited school of nursing for the Licensed Practical Nurse program
  • Current LPN licensure in the state in which they are working
  • Up to 2 years’ experience as LPN
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Previous experience providing senior care / healthcare setting

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.