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  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Allison Care Center

    Job Locations US-CO-Lakewood
    Requisition ID
    2018-2432
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

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    Allison Care Center is a premier memory support community featuring a wide array of care options including secure memory support, skilled short-term rehabilitation and long-term care. Certified memory care staff provide residents with individualized service plans designed to meet their unique needs.  With close working ties to the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Association, Allison Care Center offers an array of programming carefully designed to address challenges associated with memory impairment. 

     

    Our management company, VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING, is a nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry. VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING is  dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. We bring “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!

    Responsibilities

     

    Currently, Allison Care Center is seeking Full and Part Time LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES at their  skilled nursing community located in Lakewood, Colorado.  

     

    The primary responsibility of the LICENSED PRATCIAL NURSE is to provide all assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and services. A successful LPN in our community has these traits and attributes:

     

    • Coordinate resident care with other departments.
    • Assist with training, supervision, appraisals and corrective action for nursing personnel.
    • Provide resident care according to physician orders.
    • Administer medications and treatments.
    • Communicate changes in resident's condition.
    • Perform administrative duties such as: completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.
    • Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.
    • Make rounds to assess quality of care performance and teamwork by employees, assuring quality service.
    • Complete accident/incident reports.
    • Participate in employee performance evaluations, determining your shift’s staffing requirements.
    • Make recommendations to the Nurse Supervisor concerning employee dismissals, transfers, etc.
    • Assist nursing management with budgetary development and control.
    • Coordinate adequate pharmaceutical supplies with consulting pharmacy.
    • Respond to family concerns and complaints

    Qualifications

     

    REQUIRED SKILLS

    • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in this state.
    • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
    • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
    • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
    • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.
    • CPR certification required.
    • One year experience in a long-term care environment prefered.

     

    Allison is proudly a managed facility of

     

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    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled

     

    No Agencies or Affiliates, please

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