Golden Living GLC - Nurse Charge LPN - Merrillville in Merrillville, Indiana

GLC - Nurse Charge LPN - Merrillville

Position GLC - Nurse Charge LPN

Req Number NUR-18-01399

Division Golden LivingCenters

Description

JOB ADVERTISEMENT

As a Charge Nurse 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.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Responsible for the independent supervision of the delivery of care to a group of residents on a nursing unit. Assess resident needs, develop individual care plans, administer nursing care, evaluate nursing care. Supervise Care Specialists and other personnel. May supervise other LPNs/LVNs

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Assure that effective quality nursing care is delivered which is outcome focused through utilization of the nursing process. Identify needs and provide input for discharge planning and follow-up throughout length of stay

  • Assist with development of individualized plan of care in collaboration with the resident/responsible party and interdisciplinary care team

  • Implement plan of care consistently, effectively and cost efficiently with focus on resident centered outcomes by utilizing all appropriate, available resources for resident, family or responsible party counseling and discharge planning. Work in collaboration with physician and other health care professionals by sharing information relevant to changing plan of care

  • Deliver and maintain optimum resident care and comfort by demonstrating knowledge and skills of current nursing practices

CODE OF CONDUCT

Must adhere to the Company's Code of Conduct and Business Ethics policy including documentation and reporting responsibilities

Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must hold and maintain a current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in practicing state

  • Must hold and maintain a current CPR certification. Licensed nursing staff are required to obtain their CPR certification within 90 days of hire.

  • Recent clinical experience, education, or specialty skills specific to geriatrics

  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & BEHAVIORS

  • 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

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS

Medium work involves lifting no more than 50 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds

COMPANY PROFILE

Golden Living and AseraCare Hospice are committed to enhancing the lives of the patients we care for. Here, you'll find some of the best professionals in healthcare working together to provide the highest level of care to every patient and resident we serve. And, we're able to offer career opportunities that fit almost anyone's background or level of experience. From where you work to how you work to everything in between, we're confident that at Golden Living and AseraCare Hospice, you'll find exactly what you're looking for in your career.

Location276 GL - MERRILLVILLE

Facility NameGLC - Merrillville

City State and ZipMerrillville, IN 46410

Location 00276

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

Shift Evenings

Category Nursing

Open Date 10/5/2018

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.