Covenant Care - Resource Center

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Full Time

US-IN-Huntington
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-7443
# of Openings
3
Norwood Health and Rehabilitation Center
Category
Nursing

Overview

 

$1,500 SIGN ON BONUS!

 

Do you enjoy 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?

 

 


Norwood Health and Rehabilitation Center, in Huntington, IN, 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, with DAY shift available.

 

 


Norwood Health and Rehabilitation Center is an Award Winning Facility!

  

2016 Providigm's Embracing Quality Award for exceptional achievement in PREVENTION OF HOSPITAL READMISSIONS.

 

2011 AHCA/NCAL Bronze Achievement in Quality Award Winner

 

Norwood received our Covenant Care Awards for Operational Excellence, Clinical Excellence, and Innovation Award.


Each award represents a team effort directed at providing excellence in all services Norwood provides. The Clinical Excellence Award was earned for the 6th consecutive year.

 

 


 

 

Here are just a few things that make us unique: 

  • Highly trained and experienced Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, and Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Diabetic management 
  • Bowel and bladder management 
  • Enteral therapy
  • IV therapy
  • Ostomy care (stable and new) 
  • Post-acute surgical care
  • Pre-surgery registration 
  • Restorative nursing program 
  • Wound care/wound vac 

Additional Programs:

  • Orthopedic-Fracture Recovery 
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Chronic Heart Failure Program 
  • Cardiac Recovery Program
  • Stroke Recovery Program 
  • Wound Care and Skin Management
  • Diabetic Management & Education
  • Pain Management & Education
  • Continence Improvement Program
  • Contracture Management & Education
  • Respiratory Specialty Program 
  • Ventilator Care
  • Outpatient Therapy
  • Interdisciplinary Walking Rounds

 

 Covenant Care Green Text Logo

 

 

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.

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