Willow Valley Communities Career Center

Licensed Practical Nurse-Skilled Care

Posted Date 2 months ago(1/30/2024 11:07 AM)
Requisition ID
2024-8412
# of Open Positions
1
Job Locations
US-PA-Lancaster
Category
Nursing

Job Description and Responsibilities

Join our team of nursing professionals as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in one of our Skilled Care and Personal Care buildings. LPNs' have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced positive and professional environment while also maintaining a regular schedule, perfect for work/life balance.  We know how much you value your patients; let us show you how much we value you.

INCREASED WAGE and SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL!!

Willow Valley Communities wages are determined on an experience based pay scale.

Wages:

  • Wage $27.00-$33.00, based on experience

Opportunities with WVC:

  • Continued career growth and education opportunities, such as extensive memo training by our very own Memory Care Educator
  • Tuition Reimbursement and scholarship opportunities
  • Excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and vision
  • Use of our amenities, such as our fitness center, spa, cafés and swimming pools
  • Plus many more

Responsibilities:

Skilled Care:

  • Supervises and coordinates personnel delivery of nursing care on assigned shift in skilled care.
  • Accurately transcribes and carries out physicians' orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Assists in development and implementation of Resident Care Plan; updates Care Plan as needed
  • Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures and protocol
  • Collects samples such as urine, blood and sputum from residents for testing and performs routine laboratory tests on samples.
  • Assists Residents at meal times and monitors dining room process.
  • Records food and fluid intake and output.
  • Assists in Resident care, including bathing, toileting, and other ADL's.
  • Responds to Resident call bells in a timely manner.

Personal Care:

  • Ensures consistency among Supportive Living Communities in all operations, policies and procedures
  • Administers treatments and medication as specified in MAR, TAR, PRN sheets and follow properly 
  • Assembles and uses equipment including catheters, tracheotomy tubes and oxygen suppliers
  • Assists with providing guidance and assistance to Residents as needed with ADLs 
  • Reviews 24 hour report and general notes in PCC from the preceding shift 
  • Follows through on unfinished orders/tasks from shift prior
  • Assures Resident care is completed by assignments
  • Documents changes in Resident care and condition 
  • Maintains calendar of Resident appointments and assures that transportation of Residents to appointment
  • Assesses Residents’ condition and informs physician, family/responsible party of any changes and plan  of action/treatment, as needed
  • Receives orders from physicians and brackets order with time, date and initials.  Transfers order to PCC 
  • Notifies pharmacy of changes in medication orders or need for refills, initial and date order changes 
  • Complies with Department of Human Services regulations and follows the WVC policies and procedures
  • Completes lab requests per physician orders with all pertinent information.
  • Assures that Residents are seen by a physician annually for medical evaluation or when change i
  • Resident’s condition and that physician completes a DME
  • Assures a RASP is completed with each DME.
  • Assures that physicians complete necessary paperwork

Qualifications:

  • PA Practical Nurse License required.

Hours per week:

  • 8-40

Schedule:

  • PT Day
  • FT and PT Evening and Nights

Work Location:

  • Both campus locations of Willow Valley Communities

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