Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Americare Chaffee, MO

Licensed Practical Nurse

Full time

Evening and Night shift

8 and 12 hour shifts available

Benefits such as Health, Dental, Vision insurance, 401k, Paid Vacation

About Americare

For over 30 years, Americare has extended care to senior generations in America's heartland. Men and women who have served sons and daughters, grandchildren, neighbors and their country in countless ways both small and great. Now it's our turn to help. We consider it a privilege to serve those who have passed on to us, "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."

At the heart of every Americare community is a philosophy of person-centered care. This philosophy guides every decision we make. Person-centered care comes alive in our communities and truly makes a difference in the lives of our residents, their families and our co-workers. Over 90% of Americare employees would recommend their community as a great place to work. To be fully considered applicants must include resume with their salary expectations.

Opportunity

Our Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for scheduling, staff education and infection control, planning, organizing and directing all facility orientation and in-service education in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern the facility and as may be directed by the administrator and the director of nursing. To ensure that employees are adequately trained in order to provide the highest degree of quality care .

QualificationsEducation:

Graduate of an approved school of nursing

Licenses/Certifications:

* Current nursing license

* Maintains current state registration and ongoing education

Responsibilities

* Needs assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of educational experiences for staff utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.

* Supports successful integration of new hires into the departments and assists to develop clinical practice skills based upon current trends and research findings.

* Knowledge of current trends.

* Teaches state approved nursing assistant classes where applicable.

* LPN must be supervised by an RN according to state regulations.

* Awareness and teaching of safety program including PPE and OSHA requirements.

Americare Senior Living is a drug-free workplace

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