Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Part Time

Helia Healthcare Olney, IL

The overall purpose of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) position is to perform practical nursing work under the general supervision of a registered nurse. The LPN participates in the assurance of the provision of resident care services consistent with accepted standards of care and assigns duties to C.N.As as appropriate.


* Values and upholds the Helia Healthcare Principles and Commitments including compassion, responsiveness, teamwork, courtesy, personalized care and believing that being nice matters.

* Dedicated to delivering a high level of customer service.

* Consistent and regular attendance.

* Provides resident care in accordance with accepted standards of practice and within the scope of the LPN license.

* Observes and reports on resident's conditions/changes and then documents in accordance with facility policies and as required by regulations.

* Administers medication/treatment as prescribed within the LPN scope of practice.

* Receives, transcribes and executes physician orders.

* Implements and evaluates resident's plan of care.

* Identifies and secures equipment and supplies. Notifies supervisor when supplies are needed.

* Informs subordinate staff about the condition of residents and expectations/needs for the shift assigned at the beginning of each shift and receives report from subordinates throughout and at the end of each shift regarding resident conditions.

* Directs C.N.A.'s to assure care provided according to standards of practice and according to facility policies and regulations.

* Rounds with C.N.A.'s prior to end of shift to assure unit is in proper order.

* Performs other duties as assigned.


The Licensed Practical Nurse must have the following:

* A current, valid Illinois Licensed Practical Nurse license is required.

* Education/and or experience in long-term care, acute care, or geriatric nursing preferred.

* Supervisory experience preferred.

* Ability to read, write, and speak the English Language and to verbally converse with different levels of staff, parent families, and any outside customers.

* No disqualifying criminal offenses as defined by regulatory guidelines.

* Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

* Ability to write nursing/patient progress notes, and nursing procedures.

* Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from department heads, customers (patients, family members, physicians, etc.) and the general public.