• Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/12/2018 1:44 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1971
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Nursing
    Community
    Skyline
  • Overview

    Skyline is a not-for-profit CCRC located in the First Hill neighborhood which has beautiful amenities, gracious staffing, and an unparalleled reputation in Seattle. We are a team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, team work, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.  We look for team members with big hearts and the desire to be part of a creative, caring, dedicated team of professionals. 

     

    We are recruiting part-time LPN's for our community. 

     

    Current shifts available:

    • Day Shifts - Sunday
    • Evening Shifts - Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday
    • Night Shifts - Friday and Saturday

    Positions Details

    SUMMARY

    Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing Services, the LPN oversees the delivery of medication and nursing services for the residents, ensuring that staffing, supplies, and services are provided at the highest level and meet all requirements. 

     

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Makes daily rounds to observe and evaluate physical and emotional status of residents.
    • Provides direct resident care, treatment, and medication as ordered. 
    • Charts on residents as necessary and required. 
    • Reviews and updates resident care plans for problems, needs, appropriate goals, and approaches.
    • Reviews routines, calendar of events, and resident needs, delegates and assigns staff to work accordingly.  Conducts shift change report meetings.
    • Processes physician orders.
    • Coordinates admission and discharge of residents.
    • Reviews medication profiles for completeness of information, accuracy in physician order transcription, and adheres to stop condition changes.
    • Ensures that medications and supplies are ordered and in stock.  Ensures that scheduled drugs are counted at shift change.
    • Coordinates and communicates with residents’ physician, family, other professionals, and caregivers the ordered care for each resident.
    • Directs CNAs nursing care, supervises and observes staff in the performance and their duties; provides them with feedback and any needed guidance. Gives report with CNAs on each shift.
    • Participates in performance evaluations of nursing assistants.
    • Completes incident reports as needed and conducts the initial investigation. 
    • Attends routine nursing meetings & scheduled in-service trainings.
    • Responds to emergencies in independent living & assisted living as needed.  Performs first aid as needed to IL & AL residents.  Provides assessment & advice to independent living residents in emergencies.
    • Participates in Quarterly Care Plan reviews.  Attends meetings, in-services, and participates in fire and disaster drills.

     

    REQUIRED SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES

    • Completion of an accredited LPN education program; experience in Geriatrics preferred
    • Must possess an active state license in good standing
    • Must be able to provide leadership and supervision of other staff
    • Must be accurate, detail-oriented, and able to keep thorough records and charts
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work with staff and external constituents

     

    ABOUT US

    Skyline is a not-for-profit organization that is part of the Transforming Age community.  As a national not-for-profit organization, Transforming Age is guided by a singular vision to “transform the perception of age” and to make life better for older adults and society.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, vision insurance for all full-time employees. Transforming Age is a drug and alcohol-free employer.  Criminal background and drug test will be required upon contingent offer of employment.  Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.

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