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LPN - Assisted Living

Glencroft Center for Modern Aging
Glendale, Arizona, United States
7 days ago

Description

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JOB SUMMARY

This position encompasses a variety of duties essential to the maintenance of the health and well-being of the residents as well as the supervision of the supportive services provided in Assisted Living. The LPN for AL is also responsible for supporting the effort to ensure that Service Plan meetings are conducted in a timely fashion and that identified care and services information is provided to and available for direct care staff. Is responsible to ensure that service plans are designed to individual level of care and meetings are conducted in accordance of the Department of Health Services (DHS) rules and regulations, to include strong proficiency in Article 8 Additionally, the LPN has oversight for all areas of medication assistance and/or administration including supervision of all Med. Techs and/or Certified Caregivers staff who assist residents with any aspect of care and medication administration.  Must be able to fluently communicate in or to take or give direction or guidance in the English language.

 PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITY

A thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures in the use and function of LPN principles. Strong written and oral communication skills. Effective in establishing and maintaining rapport with staff, residents, resident's families, and visiting medical and support services. Must possess the ability to maintain composure under pressure. A professional appearance is to be maintained at all times. The LPN will possess a genuine interest in and concern for geriatric, chronically ill, and/or disabled persons.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Regular attendance is considered an essential function of this position and is necessary for the efficient operation of the business.
  2. Performs potential resident assessments on and off the Glencroft campus.
  3. Performs nursing duties as ordered by the Primary Care Provider and Registered Nurse.
  4. Serves as an ambassador of goodwill to all potential and current residents and staff.
  5. Participates in establishing, implementing and updating individualized service plan for each Assisted Living resident. Participates in inter-disciplinary team meetings to discuss service plans.
  6. Ensures accurate and timely documentation in resident record of observations and care delivered to each resident in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
  7. Responsible to ensure documentation of all changes in condition of resident and reporting to physician, Director of Assisted Living and family in timely manner in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
  8. Provides direction to, supervising, evaluating, and monitoring of assigned staff and assists in providing continuing education for AL staff.
  9. Practices universal precautions and infection control measures and observes safety precautions and protocols in the performance of all duties and at all times while on facility premises.
  10. Demonstrates courteous and respectful verbal and physical interactions with residents, physicians, family members of resident, visitors, and other staff.
  11. Demonstrates respect for resident by maintaining resident's dignity and confidentiality, providing privacy and abiding by the resident's Bill of Rights.
  12. Responsible for attending in-services, staff meetings and participates in all Service Plan Meetings as required by facility policies and procedures.
  13. Greets all visitors in a friendly, courteous and professional manner, provides information and guidance.
  14. Responsible for the ordering and the administration of resident’s medication managed through the use of electronic medication (EMARS) and Care Point
  15. Responsible for the direct supervision of any Certified Caregiver/Med Tech who assists with any aspect of medication administration.
  16. Performs other duties as may be assigned.


Requirements

This position requires current LPN state licensure. To function effectively in this position, the incumbent must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent and have a minimum of one year experience, preferably in an assisted living environment. The incumbent must possess excellent human relations and communication skills to provide effective working relationships, specifically to older adults. The LPN will practice within the laws and guidelines established by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59972087
  • Location:
    Glendale, Arizona, United States
  • Position Title: LPN - Assisted Living
  • Company Name: Glencroft Center for Modern Aging
  • Job Function: Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $32.50 - $35.00 (Hourly Wage)

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