We are currently seeking for culture gurus to join our team as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at our Windsor Park center.
WE ARE CERTIFIED AS A BEST PLACE TO WORK- Stop in for a tour and interview to see why!
Were Villa, and we make people better. Its our philosophy and way of life. Our goal is to never settle on behalf of our guests, their families, and our staff in short, our people. We push the boundaries of our industry standards, by striving to better the lives of all people we come across and by always doing more than what is expected. Everything we do is rooted in making people better by always being better ourselves. Of course, were focused on quality care and good outcomes. But were here to do so much more. Villas leadership has a vision of rising above the status quoof never settling, and of shattering the old image of this industry. Weve always wanted to be a part of something greater, and were making that a reality. Our commitment to our people, our environment and clinical programs will allow us to fulfill our mission of making people better.
Our employees supplement their clinical expertise with passion and a willingness to exceed expectations, every time. Work can be fun when you feel youre a part of something bigger, and the members of our Villa family illustrate this daily. As a team, we commit to being BETTER: We are committed to positive employee engagement through team work & recognition, resulting in an increase in positive clinical outcomes through communication and respect.
Makes frequent rounds to note resident/patient conditions and to ensure nursing personnel
Are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards.
Provide licensed care to assigned residents as ordered by physician and in accordance with facility, federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations
Gives/receives the nursing report upon reporting in and ending shift duty hours.
Ensures assigned work area (i.e. nurse station, med. Cart, medication room, etc.), Resident/patient care rooms and treatment areas are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner.
Monitors supplies and orders as needed.
Attends regularly conducted staff meetings as scheduled by the Director of Nursing/Unit
Participates regularly in continuing education in-service programs.
Directs and supervises the day-to-day certified nursing assistant services for assigned unit to assure that care is being rendered in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations.
Provide licensed nursing care to residents on assigned unit in accordance with current federal,
state and local standards, guidelines and regulations.
Provides the following nursing functions:
Responsible for resident/patient care during his/her respective shift.
Provides required patient assessments/observations and interventions.
Reviews care plans, at least daily, to ensure appropriate care.
Appraises the DON / Unit Manager of resident /patient status changes in condition.
Takes and records blood pressure and vital signs.
Administers catheter care as required (may include catheter insertion).
Administers IV therapy as ordered as license allows.
Provides respiratory care, e.g. oxygen, nebulizer treatments.
Assists the physician in therapeutic measures, as needed.
Participates in care plan development and attends resident/patient care conferences.
Receives and transcribes physicians orders to residents/patients charts, Kardex/Care
Medication Administration Record (MAR), treatment/care plans, as required.
Prepares and administers medications and performs treatments as ordered by the Physician.
Charts nurses notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided as well as the residents/patients response to the care.
Documents all pertinent data as required by Medicare, Medicaid, Villa standards and policies.
Completes the required forms upon admission, transfer, and/or discharge.
Informs physician of resident/patient change of condition.
Counts all controlled drugs with other nurse at shift change and notifies the DON / Unit Manager of all drug and narcotic discrepancies noted on your shift.
Keeps medication room and medication cart locked according to regulations. Responsible for security of keys.
Ensure that crash cart is appropriately stocked and in good repair.
Ensure the resident environment is as free from accidents and hazards as is possible. Immediately correct/address potential safety risks as prudent and warranted.
Keeps medication room and medication cart clean and orderly.
Direct the day-to-day functions of the certified nursing assistants in accordance with current rules, regulations and guidelines that govern long-term care facilities.
Closely monitor and supervise all facility residents per facility policies and as warranted by good nursing judgment.
Coordinate overall resident care issues per nursing license, facility policy and as warranted to meet resident needs.
Make written and oral reports/recommendations concerning the activities of your shift as required.
Monitor and direct non-licensed ancillary services as deemed necessary to meet professional standards and maintain the highest practicable level of resident care
Communicate/report information to residents, resident families, physicians, guardians, governmental agencies and facility personnel as required by facility policy and State/Federal guidelines.
Ensure that all aspects of resident care plans are implemented and maintained. Make recommendations for care plan changes to the IDT per professional standards.
Ensure that all personnel providing care to residents are providing such care in accordance with the residents care plan and wishes.
Admit, transfer and discharge residents as necessary to meet the residents individual needs and maintain the overall safety of other residents, staff and visitors.
Ensure compliance with infection control standards. Immediately correct/address identified instances of non-compliance.
Participates in the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care (IPOC) process as assigned.
Complies with laws and regulations applicable to position and acts in accordance with
Villas Corporate Compliance Program.
Treats all residents, visitors, and staff with courtesy.
Attends and participates in in-service classes, performance improvement (PI) committees, and other meetings as assigned.
Follow facility dress and hygiene policies.
Maintains confidentiality of resident/patient information. (HIPAA)
Follows and adheres to Villas policies and procedures implementing HIPAA Requirements for the privacy and security of protected health information.
Possesses an Active and Current license to practice in the State as an LPN.
Are you THE ONE who:
Is customer service orientated
Has appropriate State credentials
Previous experience in long-term care
Has solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint & Excel)
Communicates well, on the phone and in person
Organizes and manages time wisely
Presents a polished, professional image
Can read, write and effectively communicate in English (Spanish a plus)
If you can step up and provide our guests their best possible Villa experience, you will be rewarded as follows:
Health, Dental and Vision benefits
And a lot more
We look forward to talking to you about your passion for pampering all of our guests, and the many career growth opportunities that Villa provides.