LPN – Transitional Care

Providence Health & Services Olympia, WA
Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Transitional Care, Shift, Supplemental/On-Call, 0.0FTE) to Providence Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

* Act as an advocate for patients in maintaining choice, independence, privacy, dignity and security.

* Assist in providing care and implementing delegated activities of the nursing plan or as directed by the nurse leader on duty.

* Have responsibility for providing support and assistance to sub-acute patients and long term care residents, which may include those with Alzheimer's and Dementia.

Required qualifications for this position include:

* Graduate of an approved Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program

* Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensure in Washington State

* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers required within 30 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

* At least 1 year of nursing experience

* Prior patient care experience in sub-acute/transitional, long term care and/or with Alzheimer's or Dementia patients

About the skilled nursing facility you will serve.

Providence Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia, Washington serves people of all ages and faiths. Our Transitional Care Unit is designed for patients coming out of the hospital who need skilled nursing care, end of life care, or rehabilitation for those recovering from surgery or who have a functional loss from illness, disease, or an accident. Our Long Term Care unit provides skilled nursing in a residential setting, addressing the needs of our residents through creating a sense of community and home in "neighborhoods" and providing a model of care that is resident-centered.