Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Job Locations US-VA-Staunton
ID
2020-1168
Category
Nursing/Clinical
Community
The Legacy at North Augusta

Overview

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The Legacy at North Augusta is currently recruiting for FT day and night shifts for our Assisted Living community and our NEW Memory Care unit! 

The Legacy at North Augusta is doing something fantastic! We have created 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)
Our full time team members enjoy:
• Generous PTO plan
• Medical, dental, vision insurance
• 403(b) with discretionary employer match
• Free use of fitness center 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!

Responsibilities

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) implements care, administers medication and treatments for assigned residents. Some responsibilities include:

  • 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

Qualifications

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

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