LPN - PRN (as needed)

Employer
Five Star Senior Living
Location
Chalfont, PA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 12, 2017
Closes
Sep 29, 2017
Ref
613edc612
Specialty
LPN / LVN
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Five Star Senior Living, a national healthcare and senior living provider headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, proudly offers the highest quality service and care with the warmth and hospitality of home. Founded in 2000, Five Star has two major operating divisions: Five Star Senior Living and Five Star Rehabilitation Services. The Five Star Senior Living division includes more than 260 senior living communities across the United States and is one of the country's largest providers of quality retirement living in the nation offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care, Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Five Star Rehabilitation Services include outpatient rehabilitation, day programs, and respite/short stay options.

*Key Responsibilities

At this time, we are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team!

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Institutes appropriate nursing intervention which might be required to stabilize a resident's condition and/or prevent complication.
    • Makes daily resident rounds to interview physical and emotional status and to implement any required nursing interventions.
    • Responds to resident and family concerns and ensures that each concern is documented and a resolution is initiated or communicated to appropriate staff.
    • Coordinates admission, discharge and transfer of residents.
    • Obtains report from nurse he or she is relieving, provides report to nurse coming on duty and keeps the charge nurse or others (as appropriate) informed about the status of residents and related matters.
    • Prepares, administer and documents medications following accepted practices.
    • Consults with licensed or registered nurse, physician or licensed independent practitioner.
    • Clarifies any order or treatment regimen believed to be inaccurate, ineffective or contraindicated by consulting with the appropriate licensed practitioner.
    • Other duties as assigned

*Qualifications

  • Current Licensed L.P.N., preferably with experience in long-term care of geriatric nursing
  • 2-4 Years of experience required
  • Current CPR certification and additional certification in nursing specialty desired
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables

License/Certification

*EEO

Five Star prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal requirements, Five Star complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has communities and/or facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company Description

About Us

Five Star Senior Living, a national healthcare and senior living provider headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, proudly offers the highest quality service and care with the warmth and hospitality of home. Founded in 2000, Five Star has two major operating divisions: Five Star Senior Living and Five Star Rehabilitation Services. The Five Star Senior Living division includes more than 260 senior living communities across the United States and is one of the country's largest providers of quality retirement living in the nation offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care, Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Five Star Rehabilitation Services include outpatient rehabilitation, day programs, and respite/short stay options.

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