Posted 4 weeks ago

LPN, Nurse

Company: Covenant Living at Windsor Park
Category: Healthcare

 Carol Stream

Type: Full Time

Covenant Living at Windsor Park is seeking qualified candidates for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to help in fulfilling our common purpose: to create joy and peace of mind for our residents and their families by creating a better way of life. Join our organization, where teamwork, respect, and service is part of our everyday environment and build your health care career in a supportive, faith-based community. Positions are available in assisted living and memory care.

  • Assist routine daily direction and monitor the work of the nursing assistants on the unit, assuring a high standard of nursing care and satisfactory completion of tasks.
  • Assist in the orientation of new LPNs and nursing assistants and reinforce training standards to maintain a high quality of care.
  • Provide explanation of nursing procedures and assistance to staff to assure ongoing understanding and training.
  • Communicate on a regular basis with the Nurse Manager or Director of Nursing regarding observations, and suggestions of problem areas, resident and employee activities, concerns, needs, conditions, etc.
  • Observe and evaluate residents’ health, mental and emotional conditions and communicate significant changes to appropriate staff.  When indicated is responsible for notifying the physician and family members according to prescribed procedures.
  • Provide direct patient care as appropriate including, but not limited to, procedures such as catheter placement and care, colostomy care, suction, dressings, naso-gastric tubes and other treatments.
  • Participate in report at the beginning and end of shifts to assure proper information about residents is communicated.
  • Utilize the electronic medical records system timely and accurately.
  • Assist in the admission, orientation, and observation of new residents, assure that physician orders for diets, therapy, medication, etc. are transcribed and communicated according to procedure.