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Assisted Living LPN

Company: Williamsburg Landing
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description:
Williamsburg Landing, the area's only CARF-accredited life plan community, seeks experienced and caring Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to provide nursing care for residents. We are looking to fill Full-Time (36+ hours/week), Part-Time Plus (24-35 hours/week) and Part-Time (less than 24 hours/week) positions on all shifts. Ideal candidates will have flexible availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed. We are seeking LPNs who are able to perform their job responsibilities independent of close supervision, posses attention to detail and excellent follow through with the ability to relate positively with residents, guests and staff. Two years of nursing experience in long-term care, acute care or assisted living setting preferred with one year of supervisory experience.Williamsburg Landing offers a comprehensive benefits package for all Full-Time and Part-Time Plus employees that includes: Health, Dental & Vision Insurance Flexible Spending Account 403(b) Retirement Plan 529 College Savings Plan Long-Term Care Insurance Legal Resources Paid Time Off Holiday Pay Corporate Wellness Program Health Club & Spa Membership Employee Education & Training Fund Employee Assistance Program Credit Union MembershipPart-Time employees are eligible for the following benefits:403(b) Retirement PlanCorporate Wellness Program Health Club & Spa MembershipEmployee Assistance ProgramJOB SUMMARYThe Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), under the direction and supervision of the Assisted Living Administrator, Manager of Assisted Living and/or Manager of Memory Support, provides nursing care for residents. The LPN oversees the work of CMAs and CNAs on the unit and directs emergency response when necessary. The LPN assists physicians on the unit as requested. As the practicing licensed professional on the unit, ensures all documentation is timely and correct, all medications are dispensed as written, and that all errors are promptly reported and remediated.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSOversees the work of Nursing Assistants, ensuring responsibilities are performed satisfactorilyAssigns and monitors work performed by CMAs and CNAs; trains nursing assistants in accepted work methods; provides information to Director of Assisted Living or Nurse Managers regarding further training needs; provides input for nursing assistants' performance evaluations and disciplineSupervises the nurse's in Assisted Living and/or Memory Support and makes the necessary number of nightly rounds to insure that quality nursing care is being provided; assigns work to staff and provides back up support as needed and takes immediate corrective action when necessaryComplies and enforces department and company policies and procedures including standards of conduct, attendance, dress and safetyAssists with resolving staffing needs and emergency staffing problems when necessaryMonitors staff for professionalism and positive interaction with residents, guests and other WLI employeesAssists with the planning and overall nursing care of the residents on the unit; monitors resident's medical charts for accuracy and timeliness of information updates; assists the Unit Manager with chart audits and other pertinent information to include the 24 hour chart checks including POFs, MARs, and TARs as required by regulationsPerforms professional nursing tasks and nursing procedures to include but not limited to: medication administration, ordering prescriptions and performing treatments as ordered etc.; participates in shift hand offs with the previous and next shift's nursing staff on residents with significant changes and supervises that all work has been completedAssures all shift responsibilities are completed before the end of the shift by the CMAs and CNAsDocuments and completes other tasks in Electronic Medical Record systemKeeps MD, NP, and supervisors informed of any significant changes in the resident's condition, vital signs and other developments as they occur; maintains vigilance to observe any unusual symptoms or signs of illness or skin breakdown, and reports same to nurse in charge; reports any indication of residents' deteriorating physical, emotional, or mental health by noting such cues as uneaten food, deteriorating cleanliness, or conversations that indicate deep unhappiness or lonelinessMaintains adequate supplies and equipment for the unit and records supplies and equipment to be orderedAssists Administrator of Assisted Living or Unit Managers with resident evaluations to determine individualized care plans and attends resident review team meetings as neededMaintains communication with MD, NP, and family members as requested and within the confines of federal and state regulationsResponds to resident needs on the Units including emergencies, medication administration, and support with activities of daily livingAssists the physicians with medical procedures when requestedEvaluates work processes and methods and submits recommendations for continuous performance improvementAssumes responsibility for own professional development including meeting all mandated standards and staying abreast of developments within the fieldComplies with all Williamsburg Landing policies and procedures including standards of conduct, attendance, safety, personal hygiene, and dressAttends scheduled training programs for professional development that includes, at a minimum, trainings required by Williamsburg Landing and by regulatory and accrediting bodiesPerforms other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONSMust be a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia; ability to read and write effectively in English; two (2) years of nursing experience in long-term care, acute care or assisted living setting preferred with one (1) year of supervisory experience.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESAbility to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing to fulfill job responsibilities; comprehensive knowledge of nursing procedures, theory and practice with an emphasis on current trends in gerontological nursing; ability to work effectively as a member of a team and to support the development of RMAs and CNAs; ability to exercise sound professional judgment; ability to respond appropriately in an emergency; ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds; requires standing and walking for entire shift, safely lifting and transferring residents; must obtain CDP Certification with in the first year of hire and maintain current CPR.Employees may be required to work overtime when conditions that affect business needs make such scheduling necessary.Williamsburg Landing is a non-profit, independent community offering a vibrant lifestyle for residents. Apply online at Williamsburglanding.org.EOE/Tobacco Free/Drug Free#pm20PI152099441

Keywords: Williamsburg Landing, Newport News , Assisted Living LPN, Healthcare , Williamsburg, Virginia

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