Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Full or Part-time Evenings

Episcopal SeniorLife Communities

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Schedule: 3:00pm-11:00pm

Location(s): Rochester

Schedule: 3:00pm-11:00pm

Location(s): Rochester

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Exhibits knowledge and proper application of established policies and procedures.
  • Provides information for the development of nursing care plans.
  • Observes and monitors residents’ health status and communicates significant findings to the registered nurse.
  • Safely performs therapeutic and preventative nursing procedures/treatments under the direction of the RN.
  • Follows established care plan.
  • Participates in quality assurance programs and infection prevention as required.
  • Under the direction of the RN, assists with supervision of non-professional nursing staff.
  • Is familiar with all medication policies and procedures; administers medications per policy and procedure; reorders medications per the pharmacy procedures.
  • Exhibits knowledge of desired/undesired effects of administered medications.
  • Observes residents for reaction to medications; reporting and documenting effectiveness.
  • Follows established documentation procedures.
  • Completes exception reports, bowel records at the end of shift; hands off any pending issues.
  • Is familiar with documentation requirements specific to MDS and resident needs.
  • Utilizes supplies in a cost-effective manner. Monitors usage regularly.
  • Reports unsafe conditions to the RN in a timely manner.
  • Documents all incidents/accidents per policy.
  • Is familiar with established emergency procedures.
  • Responds to resident needs in a timely fashion.
  • Refers issues/problems to Nurse Manager/supervisor or designee.
  • Assists with orientation of new nurses on the unit.
  • Reports off to other team leader or Nurse Manager/supervisor or designee when leaving the unit.
  • Ensures residents get to scheduled activities/therapy on time.
  • Floats to aid with staffing needs within the nursing department as needed.
  • Follows dress code per facility policies.
  • Provides assistant to co-workers as needed.
  • Answers call lights/unit phone in unit secretary’s absence.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Successful completion of an approved program of practical nursing required. Active / unencumbered NYS LPN Licensure required.

EXPERIENCE: a minimum of 1 year of fulltime LPN experience with older adults.

OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Good assessment skills. Strong team approach to working with other staff. Ability to interact courteously and tactfully with staff, residents, family members, visitors, vendors and the general public.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Performing duties of this job requires occasional walking and standing. Must be able to occasionally lift loads of 30 pounds without assistance and the ability to sit for prolonged periods, talk, and hear is required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

About Episcopal SeniorLife Communities

Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (ESLC) is a faith-based, nonprofit organization offering a full continuum of compassionate senior care services and senior living communities in Rochester, NY. We support seniors and their families through life’s transitions, and honor each person’s unique desires, beliefs and values—all so that we can fulfill our promise of “Life. Inspired every day.”

Founded in 1868 on the Christian values of the Episcopal Church, our main location at the Episcopal Church Home has now met the needs of our community with care and compassion for more than 150 years.

We’ve since grown into Episcopal SeniorLife Communities, dedicated to understanding and responding to individual and community needs. Our adult communities range from independent living apartments and patio homes, affordable housing and assisted living, to transitional and rehabilitation care, skilled nursing, specialized memory care and hospice services.

In addition, our unique Neighborhood Programs promote health and wellness to seniors in the surrounding areas of our communities, expanding traditional services and allowing seniors to age in their place of choice. Our vision is to create relationships and communities that inspire active, purposeful and fulfilled lives.

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