Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - PRN 1st Shift

  • The Village at Rockville -A National Lutheran Community
  • 9701 Veirs Drive
  • Posted: Feb 21, 2019
Nursing

Job Description

National Lutheran is doing something fantastic! We are creating an amazing, genuine, and caring culture. Would you like to be a part of our We CARE team? We value our team members and strive to ensure they experience the same genuine CARE that we provide to our customers. Our team members embody the word CARE in every way—from serving seniors and families to interactions with one another.

What’s in it for you:

* A We CARE culture of creating smiles, attending to details, respecting everyone, and embodying excellence
* Frequent conversations with your coach/manager
* Competitive compensation
* Tuition Reimbursement (up to $4,000 a year)
* Incentive pay
Our full time team members enjoy:

* Generous PTO plan
* Medical, dental, vision insurance
* 403(b) with discretionary employer match
* Free use of exercise equipment and aquatics
If you are looking for a rewarding career in more ways than one, join us in setting the new standard for service with We CARE!

Core Competencies: :

Reporting to the RN Nurse Manager, the LPN Staff Nurse implements care, administers medication and treatments for assigned residents.

* Assumes responsibilities for direct nursing care of assigned residents under the supervision of a Registered Nurse
* Prepares and administers medications and medical and nursing treatment and nursing treatment to meet medical orders and the interdisciplinary plan of care as assigned
* Makes observations regarding the health status of the residents and shares the information (i.e. physical changes in skin coloring, texture, or temperature change in respiratory sound) with the Charge Nurse
* Participates in development and maintenance of current and accurate interdisciplinary care plan as delegated. Incorporates new orders and changes in condition as delegated
* Participates in notification of families of new orders, changes in condition and physician visits, as delegated
* Documents resident care and observations for assigned residents
* Assists in direct resident care such as handling or moving residents
* Responds to emergency and/or life threatening situations and provides assistance as required
* Participates in implementation of admission and discharge of residents as delegated
* Partners in the position on-boarding of Nursing Service Staff; ensure appropriate training on NLCS standards of Nursing Services practices during the orientation of new employees as required
* Performs other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS :

* Associate Degree in Nursing required
* LPN licensed in the State of Virginia
* Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a hospital, long term care facility or other related healthcare facility
* Must possess strong written and oral communication skills; able to maintain confidential information
* Must be proficient in Microsoft Office