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Bethesda Health Group
5943 Telegraph Road
DescriptionCOMPANY DESCRIPTION Bethesda Health Groupprovides exceptional senior living care and services through retirement communities, home, and community-based programs that place equal focus on quality and value. For more than 120 years, our non-profit organization has been dedicated to the creation of supportive and caring lifestyles for St. Louis seniors.
Mission Statement To be the premier provider of care and services for seniors in the markets we serve, while maintaining financial strength and providing fulfilling career opportunities.
If you are interested in joining our fine family of senior care professionals, and you have strong relevant skills, a focused work ethic, and a genuine compassion to help others, then we encourage you to continue with our applicant-friendly online job application.
Bethesda Health Groupis an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. JOB DESCRIPTION The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the well being and nursing care of all residents assigned during his/her shift or tour of duty. This includes, but is not limited to providing nursing services; assisting in carrying out physician’s orders; assessing residents to note any changes in resident’s conditions; responding and reporting to resident’s changes in condition; distribution of medications, chart medication, distribution/count of narcotics and maintain narcotic inventory record; and responding to emergencies.
The ideal candidate for this position has graduated from an accredited LPN program, has a current license as an LPN in this state, and has a minimum of one year experience in the field.
The following is a representative list of duties and responsibilities associated with this position:
-- Visit each resident as assigned and provide nursing care as ordered during the shift
-- Ensure documentation is complete and accurate prior to end of shift
-- Notify physician and families of change in resident condition and implement physician’s orders for nursing care
-- Assist with distribution and documentation of medications in resident’s charts according to established standards and regulations
-- Assist with distribution and count of narcotics, maintain accurate record of narcotic inventory
-- Provide information and support to resident and their families as needed
-- Report on resident’s care and condition as related to nursing services at shift changes; i.e. shift beginning and shift ending
-- Participate in staff development programs, in-service trainings, and staff meetings
-- Provide emergency care in accordance with physician orders and advanced directives
-- Overall management and implementation of resident care plan
-- Document in care plan resident’s progress and change in condition
-- Provide direction, supervision, and evaluation of Certified Nursing Assistants for care of residents assigned to them
-- Provide care in accordance with Federal, State, and Local regulations
-- Perform other duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS Degree from an accredited licensed practical nursing school One year experience as an LPN in a health care setting Current, unencumbered state license as a RN/LPN Communication and interpersonal skills to develop relationships with clients, staff, and providers Genuine desire to work with the elderly and/or disabled An up-beat and engaging personality COMPANY BENEFITS Affordable Health Dental Insurance Liberal vacation and holidays Management training and education assistance Vision 403 (b) with company match