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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)-Part-Time

Have you dreamed of working in an environment that cares for its residents in a more personal environment? Do you want to work with your patients in a setting that is only a 4-1 ratio? Do you want a sign on bonus of $100 after 48 hours worked and an additional $250 after you have worked 300 hours? Then you should look no further!


We are looking for the right people to work in our team centered homes! Care Haven Homes provides professional memory care in the warmth of a home. A successful, locally owned company, we operate 6 Alzheimer’s care homes in quiet Johnson County neighborhoods. Each houses a small community of 8 or fewer residents. Each home caters to a different level of cognitive & physical abilities, from Alzheimer’s early through late stages

 

Overview

This position provides quality and safe delivery of health care services in our homes under the direction of the Nursing Supervisor.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

Provide assessments for potential incoming residents to determine eligible status for Care Haven Homes

  • Injections
  • Colostomy care
  • Appropriate health teaching
  • Skilled observations, recording, and timely reporting to the Nursing Supervisor any pertinent changes in the resident's condition or needs
  • Assisting with rehabilitation according to the P.O.C.
  • Performs personal care services and therapeutic exercise regimes.
  • Documents the care and pertinent resident reactions at each visit and submits progress notes to the Nursing Supervisor
  • Assumes responsibility for personal growth by attending trainings and staff meetings, and in-service programs as required by the Nursing Supervisor and or licensing requirements
  • Provides cooperative effort toward quality care by understanding functions of other members of the health care team.
  • Accepts the philosophy, purpose and policies of Care Haven Homes
  • Maintains Universal Precaution Guidelines and safety measures according to company policies and procedures.
  • Informs the Nursing Supervisor if changes are noted in a resident's status.
  • Maintains resident confidentiality
  • Acts in a stewardship capacity for the Company, works as a functional member of the team, has ability to self-direct and self-regulate work-day
  • Ability to work all scheduled shifts including day and holiday hours as needed.  Occasional weekends and evenings will be needed to cover other nurse’s vacations and time off.
  • Ability to transport patient by wheelchair as applicable.

Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has supervisory responsibilities.  While this position is not a direct supervisor to our CNAs and CMAs, it is important that this position can act in a supervisory role when having care issues with employees.

Placement Criteria

Minimum of a high school diploma or GED, 2-year associate’s degree and graduate of accredited school of nursing. Must have current Kansas State licensure as LPN. Two years professional nursing experience and current CPR certification. Must have skills and experience in wound care, phlebotomy, and cardiac assessment;

Extensive knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the nursing industry, specifically, a home-care setting and demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of office and facilities coordination and basic patient care knowledge;

 

Demonstrated organization, facilitation, communication and presentation skills;

 

Ability to prioritize workflow and organize diverse material and ability to handle multiple, competing and changing priorities; ability to perform effectively without supervision and within established time limits and ongoing deadlines;

 

Ability to interact and communicate effectively and professionally, and provide exceptional service, both internally and externally at all times.

 

Employee should be knowledgeable regarding Microsoft Office, have proficient computer skills, display adaptability in learning the use of company specific software and display comprehension of fundamental computer practices and database management;

All employees are expected to exhibit exemplary customer service skills, both with residents, fellow employees, vendors, visitors, and management staff.   Their written and verbal communication skills should be concise and effective, they should aspire to excellence in both work and customer service, they should show courtesy to all they encounter while representing the Company.  They are also expected to maintain an air of professionalism in their interpersonal relationships and personal grooming, exercise confidentiality concerning the affairs of the business, exhibit a willingness to learn, willingness to problem solve and willingness to step in to help others, and openly and actively participates in the direction of our Company.  Care Haven Homes views each of these traits as performance indicators, and employee appraisals reflect each of these attributes as an element of performance upon which employees are rated.

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this position the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and drive or ride in a motor vehicle.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.  Must have the ability to travel, sometimes with short notice.

 

 

 

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