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LPN - Part Time - Lutheran Hillside Village Assisted Living

Company: Lutheran Senior Services
Location: Peoria
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLooking for a position that's more than just a job? At Lutheran Senior Services, team members at all levels find their calling in our mission of Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest. Work in an environment where you are part of a community and appreciated by the people you work with - residents and coworkers - every day.IntroductionAt Lutheran Senior Services, team members at all levels find their calling in our mission of Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest. In this work environment, all team members are part of a community and appreciated by the people they work with - residents and coworkers - every day. SummaryThe Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) performs nursing functions within the scope of practice and provides and/or coordinates care and services to meet the residents' physical, psychosocial, and functional care needs.Job ResponsibilitiesPractices nursing care within the scope of licensure and in accordance with the state Nurse Practice Act; Keeps a current active license; Follows state and federal licensure rules and regulations for the level of care in which they practice and in accordance with LSS clinical and administrative policies and proceduresWorks collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team in defining individualized plans of care for each resident; Works closely with nursing leadership to ensure regulatory compliance; Promotes individual and team learning and provides teaching and role modeling of professional nursing practices to staff for quality clinical carePasses medication and/or oversees the medication ordering and administration processMaintains a working knowledge and understanding of the observation/assessment and documentation process for the level of licensure in which they work, including care and service plans and the MDS as applicableUtilizes the electronic medical record to capture full clinical documentation in accordance with policy and procedures Observes resident status as necessary to assure quality care; Coordinates with other resident services to assure continuity of care; Documents medical information and maintains detailed, timely, and accurate reportsMaintains a safe, comfortable, and functional environment by assessing potential hazards; Implements practices to maintain optimum safetyOversees and directs the certified staff and others as assigned to ensure the LSS standards of care and services are providedQualifications, Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesA desire to perform a clinical role on a "People First" team with an understanding of the responsibilities and the expectations for the roleLPN licensure in state of practiceMust be CPR certifiedSpecialized training or experience in gerontological nursing preferredPhysical Requirements and Working ConditionsThe physical requirements and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to lift 30lbs, and push/pull 50lbs. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, speech clarity, speech recognition, written expression, and requires sensory abilities.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities. A well-lighted and ventilated working area that has its own temperature control system (air conditioning and heat); Is subject to emotionally upset residents, or family members; Is willing to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary; Is subject to exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals; Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and Hepatitis B virus within guidelines of standard precautions; Appropriate ergonomic and personal safety equipment is provided as needed.This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and standards.

Keywords: Lutheran Senior Services, Peoria , LPN - Part Time - Lutheran Hillside Village Assisted Living, Other , Peoria, Illinois

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