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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Full Time

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Full Time

Job ID 
2017-6988
# of Openings 
2
Job Locations 
US-IL-Highland
Facility 
Highland Health Care Center
Posted Date 
9/13/2017
Category 
Nursing

More information about this job

Overview

$3,000 Sign On Bonus!!!

 

Do you enjoy serving residents and having relationships with their families?

 

Do you take pride in knowing you are providing top quality care to your patients?

 

Do you want to work at an organization that values treating all people with dignity and respect?

 

 

 


 Highalnd healthcare
in Highland, IL is looking for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to be part of our team. If you answered “yes” to the questions above we want to meet with you today! We are Families serving Families and our nurses are a valued piece of that vision.

 

This position is to work on a FULL TIME  basis on the DAY or NIGHT shift. 

 

 


 

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We are a member of Covenant Care, and our “family” includes over 8,500 professionals in 7 states running 53 skilled nursing facilities, 4 residential care facilities, a therapy services company, and a home health company.  Managing risk has been critical to our success in the dynamic long-term care industry.  We have a strong commitment to providing our residents with excellent care and service in a pleasant, comfortable setting.

 


 

POSITION SUMMARY:  The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct nursing care of assigned residents under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. The LPN contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through techniques that support and achieve positive outcomes in patient care.

 


 

 KEY JOB FUNCTION:

  • Provides accurate assessment, over-sight, and monitoring of Patients for quality medical management and early detection of changes in condition.
  • Responds promptly to evaluate and remedy Patient concerns and complaints; manages and documents accordingly.
  • Utilizes professional standards in performing basic assessment and clinical monitoring in accordance with scope of licensure.
  • Recognizes AND appropriately responds to emergent and significant change in condition; completes documentation as required.
  • Effectively communicates accurate assessment detail, medical history, advanced directives, and availability of onsite services to physicians.
  • Encourages Patients to participate in prescribed therapies, dietary regimen, and activity programs, as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a LPN in the State in which you are employed.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as law, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of the facility or department which may include a medical and physical examination.