Life Care Centers of America, Inc (additional) LPN UNIT LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE in Houston, Texas
LPN UNIT LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSEGarden Terrace at Houston
Position type: Full-timeShift: Evening and night shifts
Position SummaryThe LPN UNIT LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE delivers quality nursing care to patients through interpersonal contact and provides care and services to allow patients to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.
Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements
Must have attended an accredited LPN program
Must be currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) license in good standing throughout employment.
One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred
Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.
Specific Job Requirements
Must have advanced knowledge in field of practice
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: direct nursing care,, nursing leadership, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care'sCode of Conductand completes mandatoryCode of Conductand other appropriate compliance training
Must be able to knowledgeably and competently deliver quality nursing care to patients
Must be able to assign duties, instruct, and provide clinical supervision to CNAs
Must be able to chart appropriately and timely
Must be able to monitor and report changes in patient condition
Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
Benefits for Full-Time Associates
medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage
paid vacation, sick days and holidays
For more information on our location, visit us athttp://gardenterraceofhouston.com.
An Equal Opportunity Employer