Golden Living Nurse Staff LPN in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
As a Nurse Staff LPN at Golden LivingCenters, you will ensure that our patients get the care they need and that we have the necessary resources to provide it. Your hard work and meaningful efforts will help us to continue providing the highest quality healthcare possible. You will have direct impact on the quality of care that our patients receive and will do what it takes to provide the highest quality care. Your outcome-focused work will leave you feeling empowered at the end of each day because you’ll know you’ve made a difference in the lives of our patients.
We are seeking qualified candidates who have experience in this field and are ready to go to any length to get our patients and facilities the support they need. That’s because you believe in our mission here at Golden LivingCenters. Ideal Nurse Staff LPN candidates should also have:
Provides nursing care to residents under the direction of a Supervisor and as prescribed by the physician and in accordance with standards of nursing practices and regulations; and as may be directed by a Supervisor.
Supervise under the direction of a Supervisor, other professional and non-professional staff in the day-to-day delivery of resident care. Assist in scheduling job assignments and developing nursing unit priorities under the direction of a Supervisor. May assist in orientating new staff and participating in recruitment and selection of nursing staff. Communicate non-nursing practice policies, and assist and coach as needed. Monitor work assignments, provide feedback, and assist a Supervisor in evaluating performance, and redirect and discipline as needed
Prepare and review medical records and nurses’ notes under the direction of a Supervisor, and assess Residents to evaluate their physical and emotional status. Monitor resident activity and provide nursing care as directed by a Supervisor, and according to the Physician's orders, care plans, established standards and facility policies. Coordinate and assist or prepare for new admissions, transfers, and discharge of residents as directed by a Supervisor. Transcribe physician’s telephone orders. Communicate with Residents, family members, other interdisciplinary team members, and management
Prepare and administer medications under the direction of a Supervisor and as ordered by the physician in accordance with nursing standards and facility policies. Sign, dates and perform all charting and recordkeeping in accordance with established policies and procedures
Assist a Supervisor as directed and participate in developing and implementing a written care plan for individual residents that addresses the needs of the resident
High school diploma or equivalent
Must hold and maintain a current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in practicing state
Related work experience, preferred
Must hold and maintain a current CPR certification. Licensed nursing staff are required to obtain their CPR certification within 90 days of hire.
Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance
Demonstrate working knowledge of infection control principles and practices
Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information
Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels
Primary Location: US-PA-Wilkes Barre
Shift: Night Job
Department Address: 50 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Department City: Wilkes-Barre
Department State: PA
Department Zipcode: 18702
Ready to bring your heart and expertise to an award-winning team that feels more like a family? Bring your passion for patient care to Golden LivingCenters. As one of the nation’s leading providers of skilled nursing care and inpatient and outpatient therapies, we are dedicated to helping people live fuller, longer and more productive lives. Our Golden LivingCenters have won more AHCA/NCAL Quality Awards than any other post-acute healthcare provider. These awards are the nation’s highest for distinguished achievement in post-acute care, and they reflect the compassion, commitment and quality orientation of our caregivers. Join us! Together, we’re redefining the way care is delivered with an innovative, holistic approach that considers the ‘whole patient’ every time.
Organization: 08742_Region 2 - Northeast