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Charge Nurse - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Prestige Care, Inc
Location: Richland
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

What does the Charge Nurse (LPN) do?

In this exciting leadership role at our skilled nursing care center, you will supervise and direct daily nursing activities and care of residents under the supervision of the Director of Nursing and as prescribed by physicians and the residents' care plan, ensuring compliance with accepted standards of nurse practice and regulation.

Why join the Prestige Care Family in the Charge Nurse (LPN) role and what can we offer you?

  • The opportunity to serve in a nursing leadership role, with a defined career path for additional responsibility and compensation.
  • We are a 35+ year old, family owned and operated organization that has a strong promote from within culture.
  • The ability to know your patients (we call them residents!) and their families not just for a few days but long term.
  • Robust and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, EAP, 401k match, employer paid life and disability insurance, and more.
  • Accessible and engaging regional operations and nursing support staff to bounce ideas off of, get additional guidance, and partnership to allow you to be a high performer.

In this job, every day you will

  1. In this role, you will be assisting in supervising the nursing department staff in the daily delivery of resident care, monitors and schedules job assignments and develop nursing unit priorities.

  2. Assist in filling shifts by contacting staff to fill in for staff absences.

  3. Provide direct resident care when needed, as determined by resident condition and available staff, completes treatments and procedures as ordered by the physician.

  4. You will observe and assess resident condition, reporting changes to physician and Resident Care Manager, administers medications as ordered by the physician and directs Medication Aides accordingly.

  5. Evaluate resident response to nursing interventions and alters care plan through ongoing assessments.

  6. Complete quality care audits as assigned, ensure equipment and work areas are clean, safe, and orderly, and ensure strict adherence to procedures regarding hazardous chemicals and fire safety.

  7. Document all pertinent information on interdisciplinary notes and the 24-hour D.N.S. report form, documents medications administered, treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records.

  8. Assist with new admissions, transfers, and discharges. Document all pertinent information on interdisciplinary notes and 24 hour D.N.S. report form, document medications administered, treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records. Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the residents, employees.

Education & Experience you need to qualify:

  • Must have a current, unencumbered LPN license in the state you want to practice in.
  • As far as education, you will need a LPN certificate, Associate Degree in Nursing, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  • Minimum of one year working in geriatric nursing, including experience with medication administration, delivery systems and pharmacies.
  • One year in a supervisory/management position, with experience with budgets, staff development, training and scheduling.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and motivational skills are essential to success.
  • Ability to creatively problem solve in both resident care and employee management situations.
  • Individual must be a team player, well organized, and flexible.

Ways you can advance beyond the Charge Nurse (LPN) role:

Once you master this role, you could consider the Resident Care Manager (LPN), Staff Development Coordinator, or higher level clinical jobs which require additional education.

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED - At Prestige, it is our promise to personally touch lives every day. It is a philosophy of caring based on our core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect, that are at the center of all that we do. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents all of us, coming from different experiences, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints. Inclusion is the way we treat one another and how we celebrate what makes us different.

Richland Rehabilitation Center

Richland Rehabilitation Center-Prestige Care THE LOCATION: Located in Washington's Tri Cities at 1745 Pike Ave, in Richland, beautiful scenery surround Prestige Care's Richland Rehabilitation Center. With an amazing number of outdoor recreational opportunities and indoor activities just a short drive away. Our Richland location is a Prestige "Campus of Care." We offer a continuum of care from assisted living to skilled nursing and rehabilitation. At Richland Rehabilitation Center we are dedicated to you and your loved one by providing the assistance you need, the independence you want, with the dignity and respect you deserve. We promote a positive and healthy environment so that our residents can achieve the highest level of independence, with the very best offerings in physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy and Restorative Nursing. We provide stimulating activities for all our residents to meet their social, recreational, and their spiritual needs. Our food service manager takes pride in planning fresh, well-balanced meals according to individual nutritional needs and personal tastes. THE COMPANY: Prestige Care is a family of over 75 skilled nursing + post-acute care centers, as well as assisted living and memory care communities in 8 Western states. We are an organization of over 5,000 team members who serve thousands of residents, where we have the privilege of personally touching their lives every day. We have four core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect that guide everything that we do. With a strong commitment to career development and advancement, Prestige Care is an employer that can help you achieve your career goals and objectives. With a healthcare career at Prestige Care, you will enjoy a collaborative, team-oriented environment where your work truly matters at the end of every day.

Any Questions Contact: RichlandSNFAdministrator@prestigecare.com

Prestige Care is about people helping people, and is rooted in a philosophy of caring based on our core values - respect, integrity, commitment, and trust - that are at the center of all we do. Our mission is to provide quality care, guided by a compassionate heart and our promise is to personally touch lives every day. At Prestige we offer a dynamic and collaborative environment where you will not only make a difference in the lives of others every day; you have the opportunity to grow professionally, learn new skills and advance your career.

Build Your Healthcare Career with Prestige Care

Prestige Care is a family-owned and operated industry leader in the skilled nursing, assisted living, and rehabilitation space. As a Prestige Care team member, you are more than just an "employee," you are part of our family. With a company focus on career development and advancement, there are many opportunities for advancement at our over 80 communities and care centers in 8 Western states. The healthcare career opportunities are endless and we look forward to collaborating with you to achieve your professional goals. Check out the career path that you can take with Prestige Care below:

We also offer a full benefits suite to eligible employees that includes the following:Medical, dental, and vision coverageHSA/FSA accountsEmployer paid group life and AD&D insruance401(k) plan with company matchPaid vacation, sick days, and holidaysEmployee Assistance ProgramCommitment to career development and continuing educationScholarship/ tuition reimbursementFlexible schedulingEmployee discounts: cell service, theme parks, and so much more!*Benefits may vary by location

Keywords: Prestige Care, Inc, Richland , Charge Nurse - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Other , Richland, Washington

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