Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-CO-Lakewood
    Requisition ID
    2019-3249
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    Allison Care Center is a premier memory support community featuring a wide array of care options including secure memory support, skilled short-term rehabilitation and long-term care. Certified memory care staff provide residents with individualized service plans designed to meet their unique needs. With close working ties to the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Association, Allison Care Center offers an array of programming carefully designed to address challenges associated with memory impairment.

    Our management company, VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING, is a nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry. VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING is dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. We bring “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!

    Responsibilities

    Allison Care Center is looking for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) at their 93 bed skilled nursing community located in Lakewood, Colorado.

    Allison Care Center is a premier memory support community featuring a wide array of care options including secure memory support, skilled short-term rehabilitation and long-term care. Certified memory care staff provide residents with individualized service plans designed to meet their unique needs. With close working ties to the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Association, Allison Care Center offers an array of programming carefully designed to address challenges associated with memory impairment.

    PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Coordinate Restorative care with other departments.

    Assist with training, supervision, appraisals and corrective action for nursing personnel.

    Provide Restorative care according to physician orders.

    Administer medications and treatments.

    Communicate changes in resident's condition.

    Perform administrative duties such as: completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.

    Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.

    Make rounds to assess quality of care performance and teamwork by employees, assuring quality service.

    Complete accident/incident reports.

    Participate in employee performance evaluations, determining your shift's staffing requirements.

    Make recommendations to the Nurse Supervisor concerning employee dismissals, transfers, etc.

    Assist nursing management with budgetary development and control.

    Coordinate adequate pharmaceutical supplies with consulting pharmacy.

    Respond to family concerns and complaints.

    Establish open lines of communication between all nursing personnel.

    Assure that resident abuse does not occur.

    Respond to all resident call bells regardless of assignment.

    May act in the absence of the Director of Nursing or Administrator/Executive Director.

    Maintain confidentiality and rights of resident, family, employee, and facility information in compliance with PHI HIPAA policies and applicable regulations.

    Maintains safe work environment and exhibits safe work practices.

    Attend care plan meetings as assigned.

    Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.

    Perform all other duties, as assigned.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/JOB TRAINING

    Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.

    Experience

    One year experience in a long-term care environment preferred.

    Specific Requirements

    Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LPN/LVN in this state.

    Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.

    Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

    Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

    Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.

    Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.

    Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as willingness to handle difficult residents.

    Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

    BENEFITS

    • Competitive pay based on experience
    • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance for full time employees
    • Paid vacation time and wellness time
    • Full 401K package

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED SKILLS

    • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in this state.
    • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
    • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
    • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
    • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.
    • CPR certification required.
    • One year experience in a long-term care environment preferred.

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