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LPN Licensed Practical Nurse

We Are Hiring

Saint Joseph Center, part of Ascension Living, is looking for a caring and compassionate LPN to join the team! Located in a tranquil setting close to major Freeport roads, Presence Saint Joseph Center is easily accessible. This 120-bed community offers short-stay rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing care. We make every effort to help our 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 a day.

Every other weekend LPN Opening!
PM Shift:  2 PM - 10:30 PM

Schedule will 
 

Why Join Ascension?

  • Be part of a great team and culture

  • Generous PTO, excellent (and affordable) medical, dental, vision and retirement (with a match)

  • Flexible scheduling and student friendly

  • Tuition reimbursement, discount programs and more

What You Will Do

As an LPN with Ascension Senior Living, you will have the opportunity to provides 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

Required Credentials

  • Valid license as a practical or vocational nurse in IL
  • CPR certification preferred for assisted living; required for LTC upon hire, or obtain within thirty (30) days of employment

Education/Experience

  • Completion of an accredited LPN program
  • A minimum of one-year experience as an LPN preferred, but not required
  • Supervisory experience preferred, but not required
  • Possesses working knowledge of state and federal regulations

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.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 405920
Category: Nursing
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: Freeport, IL

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