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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

We Are Hiring

LPN-Long Term Care - SNF Nursing Unit A - Part-Time,Evening - Villa Franciscan - Joliet, IL

Why Join Ascension?

At Presence Villa Franciscan, we believe in treating residents with compassion, hospitality and respect. No one could care for your loved one as well as your family, but we aim to provide the best care and services possible. We want you to enjoy life while you’re here recovering or staying with us long-term. 

Ideally located in the heart of Joliet on the campus of AMITA Saint Joseph Medical Center, Presence Villa Franciscan offers short-stay rehabilitation, memory care, skilled nursing care and respite care.

As a community, we welcome all faiths, and are inspired by the mission and values of Ascension Living, to provide high-quality, compassionate, personalized care with dignity, especially to those in our communities who are most in need. This guiding vision is the cornerstone of who we are as a company: national, nonprofit and senior-focused.

Inspired by the mission and values of Ascension Living, our associates provide high-quality, compassionate, personalized care with dignity, especially to those in our communities who are most in need. This guiding vision is the cornerstone of who we are as a company: national, nonprofit and senior-focused.

We make every effort to make our patients and residents feel comfortable, respected and loved. Many of our staff members are long-tenured and form close relationships with residents. A kind word, a shared laugh or a heartfelt hug can brighten every day.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Senior Living, you will have the opportunity to provide basic bedside care to long term care patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or physician, functioning within scope of license.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Performs routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.
  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self-care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care. Assures resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Practical Nurse with current Illinois License required.
    • BLS Provider certification required.  

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program required.
  • High school diploma or GED required.

Work Experience:

  • Experience in a long term care or acute hospital setting preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 353555
Category: Nursing
Facility: AHSCM Villa Franciscan
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: Joliet, IL

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