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LPN

Employment Type
Hourly
Contact Email
recruiting@judsonsmartliving.org
Location
Chagrin Falls , Ohio 44023

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Description

Are you an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse looking for a new challenge? Explore opportunities within the Assisted Living program on our newest campus, the beautiful South Franklin Circle.

Responsibilities

LPNs are clinical partners at South Franklin’s Crane House. They provide and maintain the highest quality of nursing care support for Assisted Living members, utilizing current knowledge and standards of practice. Examples of essential functions are listed below (not intended as an all-inclusive list of duties):

  1. Seek to understand individual member’s preferred routine and unique wants/needs.
  2. Provide members with quality nursing care along with meaningful interaction and socialization.
  3. Provide caring, emotional support to members and families during difficult times.
  4. Document changes in a member’s health or ability to perform daily activities and seek guidance or assistance from appropriate clinical and administrative staff as needed.
  5. Provide recommendations related to changes in member care needs and communicate all level of care changes to the assisted living team.
  6. Assist with clinical care and/or assessments, and teach/mentor care partners to continuously improve member care.
  7. Other duties as assigned.
  8. Based on operational need, various shift options may be available (for example: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift as well as Full-time, Part-time, or PRN/Casual status). Flexibility is important.

Required Skills and Experience

• Current valid and unrestricted Licensure in the State of Ohio as a Licensed Practical Nurse. • At least one (1) year of experience working in long-term care desirable. • Ideal candidates will have previous experience working in an assisted or long-term care setting as an LPN. • Working conditions include: (1) An office environment, exposed to general office equipment including computers, printers, copy machines and fax machines; and (2) A clinical environment, exposed to the general clinical environment including; resident units, resident rooms and care areas. May have exposure to resident waste and blood products and will use PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and universal precautions accordingly. May be exposed to infectious pathogens and will follow prescribed isolation. May be exposed to combative residents and/or residents with delirium/confusion. • Physical requirements include: kneeling, climbing ladders, reaching, pushing, manipulating, talking, hearing, standing or sitting for extended periods, crouching, stooping, walking, lifting up to 75 pounds, transferring up to 150 pounds and repetitive motion. Must possess the dexterity to prepare medications and apply treatments. Must be able to use the telephone, computer and communicate effectively in English.