Heritage Senior Living is currently seeking Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)/Clinical Supervisors to join our senior living community!
As one of the industry leaders in the United States, we provide exceptional senior care and services throughout Wisconsin. Heritage Senior Living’s goals are to enhance the quality of life of residents and to continue its growth and success. Our plan is to open one to two new senior communities per year and develop centers of excellence that provide comfort, care, quality, and specialized dementia services.
The clinical supervisor/LPN’s primary role is to evaluate, plan, and deliver nursing care in collaboration with the DON, in accordance with company policies and DHS 83 and 89 state regulations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Possesses knowledge of nursing principles (geriatrics, senior living, and long-term care), professional standards of nursing practice and ability to apply to resident specific circumstances
- Assume self-responsibility for all direct patient care activities as indicated by the DON within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act, DHS 83 and with HSL policies and procedures
- Possesses knowledge of Wisconsin state regulations for CBRFs and/or RCACs
- Provide direct patient care according to the ISP and physician orders
- Provide appropriate information to assist the DON in the preparation and maintenance of an effective ISP
- Document detailed notes in residents’ electronic medical records that reflect the therapeutic plan and specific aspects of the ISP
- Administer prescribed medications to residents in accordance with physicians’ orders
- Carry out duties in accordance with the facility’s mission, vision, and core values
- Demonstrate honesty and integrity in the care and use of resident and facility property
- Maintain a good rapport with families
- Report and investigate reportable or sentinel events for their root cause, including reviewing progress notes and incident reports and developing a plan to minimize the reoccurrence of the event
- Complete follow-ups on:
- MD notification or change of condition
- Family notification of change of condition, labs, physician orders, etc.
- Skin alterations
- New admission chart review and clarifications
- Discharge chart review
- After follow-ups, update ISPs as warranted and perform physical evaluations related to change of condition
- Oversee the 24-hour report sheet. Make routine checks on any resident who is acutely ill or has any change in condition
- Communicate with all departments to ensure quality care of residents
- Maintain effective, positive working relationships
- Oversee the care provided by caregivers/CNAs, as well as ensuring their documentation is accurate and complete. Counsel and discipline caregivers/CNAs as necessary
- Maintain high professional standards and represent the facility well
- Attend and participate in weekly leadership meetings
- Provide education to care staff as necessary and required
- Perform other duties as assigned by the director of nursing
- Participate in daily care focus meeting
- Participate in weekly care coordination meeting
- Valid State of Wisconsin Nursing License
- Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse
- Possess knowledge of nursing principles (geriatrics, senior living, and long-term care) and professional standards of nursing practice and have the ability to apply them to resident specific circumstances
- Possess knowledge of Wisconsin state regulations for CBRFs and/or RCACs
- Possess sufficient organizational and interpersonal skills to assign tasks, encourage staff, produce positive outcomes, and improve quality
- Must be in good standing on the State Board of Regulation and Licensing
- Ability to speak, write, and read English
- Must be self-directed and able to function independently
- Must be flexible and able to handle multiple variations in a daily schedule
- Ability to communicate well written and verbally
- Ability to travel as needed
- Possess legible handwriting
- Must submit and pass all applicable pre-employment and annual tests and meet all training and other applicable state and federal regulations
- Competency and ability to utilize a floor lift, sit-to-stand and friction-reducing devices
- Must have basic computer knowledge, including EHR software systems
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please submit a detailed cover letter explaining your interests in the position and working for Heritage Senior Living, and a resume. Applications without a cover letter won't be reviewed.