8 days old

LPN or RN

Primrose Retirement Community
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

STAFF NURSE — LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN/LVN)

 

   PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:

   The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for assisting with the provision and monitoring of the delivery of quality care within Primrose Retirement Communities. The Licensed Practical Nurse ensures the residentsneeds are met in accordance with standards of practice through physician orders, Primrose policies and procedures, federal, state and local regulations and established nursing best practices. The Licensed Practical Nurse collaborates with the entire nursing department, other departments, medical professionals, consultants, residents and families in an efficient and economic manner to enable each resident to attain or maintain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well being. The Staff Nurse — Licensed Practical Nurse reports directly to the Director of Nursing and/or Executive Director of the Primrose Community.

 

   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

   l. Delivers compassionate quality care and nursing supervision as assigned. Expected to teach and guide medication aides and nursing assistants to promote optimal resident health.

   2. Assists with ensuring timely completion of resident assessments and service plans at pre-admission, admission, 30 days, annually and with change of condition or at intervals specified by State regulations. Contributes observations and health information to the nursing assessment.

   3. Monitors the status of chronic illness, including early observation of and intervention for any change in health status. Educates residents and families on disease and management of chronic illnesses and conditions.

   4. Assists in evaluating whether the community can meet each residents clinical needs, which includes a potential new admission to the facility, a current resident, or the transfer of a resident from the community.

   5. Responsible for day to day resident medication management according to Primrose Policies and Procedures and State and Federal guidelines. Evaluates the residents response to medication and treatment plan.

   6. Assists in coordination of care with external providers (such as home health, hospice and therapy providers) and physicians. Assists in monitoring the care residents receive through third party providers, assuring documentation requirements are met.

   7. Promotes, establishes, and maintains customer relationships with resident, families, staff, community and other professionals.

   8. Markets the community through tours and collaboration with special events.

   9. Assists with ensuring appropriate delegation activities to non—licensed nursing staff as outlined by the State Board of Nursing and specific State regulations.

   10. Promotes teamwork, mutual respect, and effective communication.

   11. Maintains confidentiality within the workplace with all written and verbal communications pertaining to residents, staff, and community operations.

   12. If providing care in a Primrose Memory Care community, actively engages and assists in ensuring person-centered approaches with programing and behavioral expressions are carried out per Primrose Memory Care Program.

 

  KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES/SKILLS

 Knowledge of current state laws and regulations that apply to the practice of nursing as an LPN/LVN in an assisted living setting. Has strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to prioritize responsibilities. Knowledge of Alzheimers Disease, other dementias and related memory impairments is preferred. Demonstrates abilities to work as a team. Basic knowledge of computer software and programs. Able to work varying hours.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

 Current, active licensed practical or vocational nurse license in the state the community is located in. Maintain CPR and First Aid Certification per state regulations. Meet annual continuing education hours required for nursing license if applicable. Experience in a long-term care or assisted living environment is preferred.

     WORKING BEHAVIORS:

  • Adhere to and carry out all policies and procedures.
  • Report on-the-job injuries to your direct supervisor before leaving the   community.
  • Promoter and represent PRIMROSE RETIREMENT in a positive way.
  • Employees will not work under the influence of mood-altering or illegal drugs or alcohol. If you are required to take these types of medications, inform supervisor.
  • Professional appearance, dress, and good personal hygiene is required at PRIMROSE.

    Management reserves the right to revise the job description or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e. emergencies, change in personnel, workload, etc.).

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Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2019-12-17

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