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Licensed Practical Nurse LPN: Avamere Transitional Care and Rehab - Brighton

Avamere Health Services Type Full time Posted 8/19/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 10/17/2014
CO - Colorado (All) - Brighton Referral - n/a -    
 
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN: Avamere Transitional Care and Rehab - Brighton
Part Time
Evening
Avamere Transitional Care and Rehab - Brighton
(303) 659-4580
2025 e egbert st
brighton
co
80601
9/22/2014

The primary responsibility of this position is to assist in the administering of medication to residents.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Administer medications to residents as ordered and under the direction of the attending physician.
  • Administer medications in accordance with established nursing standards, policies, procedures and practices of this facility, and requirements of the state.
  • Accurately and safely prepare, administer and document the oral and/or topical medications ordered for a resident.
  • Complete necessary forms, charts and reports in a timely matter.
  • Ensure that all medications administered are properly labeled, returned and reordered.
  • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
  • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.
 
Qualifications and Skillsets:
  • Must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LPN in this state.
  • Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records and computer documentation systems.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Effectively communicate necessary resident information to Charge Nurses, Director of Nursing and/or Administrator.
 
Upon hire, all employees will be drug tested, criminal background checked and DMV checked for driving company vehicles. If you have any questions regarding the employment checks, please contact the human resource department.


The mission of the Avamere Family of Companies is to enhance the life of every person we serve. It is through our Core Values that each member of our Family lives our mission. By putting integrity above all else, our passion for the quality of peoples’ lives shows in our evidenced-based approaches to achieving the best possible outcomes. We strive for quality that is obvious; the type of quality that is won through hard work and innovation. Our culture of trust and respect is recognized during the first meeting between the families, patients, residents, and our caring staff. As a leader of post-acute care services, the Avamere Family of Companies continually reaches to learn, grow, and embrace change. Ultimately it all comes down to teamwork, camaraderie, and fun!
 
Avamere full time employee benefits package includes: medical, 401K retirement plan, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, ID theft recovery services, wellness program, and voluntary dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability and AD&D coverage.  We are excited to announce the return of our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and our new Workshop/Seminar Sponsorship Program, LA Fitness membership discounts, and discounts through University of Phoenix and Concordia University!


Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer