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Charge Nurse LPN - 12 hour Day shift

Company: Pinnacle Living (Hermitage Roanoke)
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOur team members are dedicated to creating a community where age does not define the person. Our mission of Enriching Life's Journey guides our team in delivering service that focus on autonomy and self-direction, whether that is done in our residents' apartments, assisted living, memory support or nursing residences. Our values of Culture, Stewardship, Partnership, Diversity, Hospitality and Quality form a framework for everything we do. Pinnacle Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. Employees hired for this position will be required to follow Pinnacle Living's company-wide policies of being or becoming fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to take the annual flu vaccine, each subject to potential accommodation for medical reasons or religious beliefs.Are you a compassionate caregiver looking to advance your career as a Licensed Practical Nurse? Work for us, where you are a valued member of a team whose hard work is appreciated. As part of the clinical team, you will be working to support a non-institutional lifestyle where putting person before task is key. A place where you get to know the people you help, and they get to know you. Our team members are motivated by our mission of Enriching Life's Journey for both our residents and each other as we work to fulfil our vision of a culture in which age does not define the person and where diversity, equity and inclusivity thrives.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists team members with resident services and activities of daily living as necessary to ensure quality services. Makes shift rounds with physicians. Follows proper infection control practices. Assesses resident injuries and renders first aid or refers resident for physician and/or emergency room treatment; completes incident report. Responds to resident call light requests promptly. May respond to emergency calls in Independent Living.
  • Receives report from off-going shift and gives report to oncoming shift. Communicates about resident condition with other team members; communicates changes in resident condition to the physician, guardian, and family. Notifies clinical leader of major problems and recurrent grievances. Keeps dining team informed of diet changes.
  • Within licensure, performs resident assessments upon admission; completes documentation for assessments, treatments, reactions, and outcomes; notifies appropriate resources (e.g., dietitian, physical therapist, etc.) of the need for evaluation; initiates the development of care plans (and MDS in Healthcare) for household/neighborhood residents; evaluates resident response to plan of care and recommends additional modifications as indicated.
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by physician and nursing orders, according to regulations and established procedures.
  • Performs clinical rounds to ensure resident safety, comfort, and regulatory compliance; evaluates resident physical and emotional status. Educates residents (and others) about medical issues and healthy lifestyle choices.
  • resident clinical records according to established policies and procedures.
  • Ensures the clinical operations in their designated area, household or neighborhood comply with federal, state, and local regulations and the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Attends in-service education programs, team conferences, and nursing services conferences as scheduled; completes in-service programs as assigned.
  • Trains other clinical team members in nursing skills, and all team members in best practices. Serves as a role model of professional nursing practices. Advocates for quality clinical services.
  • All other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS
    • Conceptual knowledge of theories, practices, and procedures within medication and nursing assistance, typically acquired through a nursing degree.
    • Verbal and written communication skills required.
    • Demonstrates working knowledge of common medical processes and treatments.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
      • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a diploma or degree.
      • Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Virginia
      • CPR/AED certification required.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
        • May include frequent lifting (up to 50lbs).
        • Extensive walking, bending, stooping, standing.
        • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple tasks.
        • Ability to work inside and outside to effectively make rounds daily throughout the facility and to respond to problems and emergencies.
        • Universal staffing, holiday, inclement weather, and a flexible work schedule are required in health services to meet the needs of the job.Company DescriptionAt Hermitage Roanoke our team members are dedicated to creating a community where age does not define the person. Our mission of Enriching Life's Journey guides our team in delivering service that focus on autonomy and self-direction, whether that is done in our residents' apartments, assisted living, or nursing residences. Our values of Culture, Stewardship, Partnership, Diversity, Hospitality and Quality form a framework for everything we do. If you possess strong professional skills and a desire to serve others by promoting person centered services in a team environment, we invite you to continue with this job application.
          Benefits
          • Dental Insurance
          • Family and Medical Leave
          • Immunizations (Flu, Hep B, COVID-19)
          • Life Insurance
          • Maternity Leave
          • Medical Insurance
          • Paid Annual Leave
          • Paid Jury Duty
          • Retirement Savings Plan
          • Short-term Disability Insurance
          • Supplemental Sick Leave
          • Workers CompensationPinnacle LivingPinnacle Living has been recognized by the Richmond Times-Dispatch as one of Richmond's Top Workplaces four years in a row and we were honored with a first-place recognition in 2021!

Keywords: Pinnacle Living (Hermitage Roanoke), Roanoke , Charge Nurse LPN - 12 hour Day shift, Healthcare , Roanoke, Virginia

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