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LPN Licensed Practical Nurse

We Are Hiring

Schedule: 32 hours/week, Evening shift (3pm - 11pm)

 

Sherbrooke Village, part of Ascension Living, is looking for caring and compassionate LPN to join the team in suburban St. Louis! This community boasts two neighborhoods on campus: assisted living and skilled nursing, which includes memory care, short and long-term care and rehabilitation in a hospital-like setting. As a bonus, we neighbor the beautiful Gravois Creek Conservation area, backing up to walking trails, wildlife and more.

Why Join Ascension?

As an LPN, you will provide basic bedside care to long-term care patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or physician, functioning within scope of license.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform delegated resident care tasks in a timely and efficient manner

  • Contribute to continuity of care and effective communication by documenting and reporting care provided and changes in the resident’s condition to the appropriate person in a timely manner

  • Anticipate, recognize, report and respond to changes in resident/patient condition

  • Implement interventions based upon the physician's medical plan and standards of care including medication and treatments with knowledge of therapeutic intent

  • Assist residents and families with care planning, education and referrals

  • Follow regulatory and ministry standards, policies, procedures and precautions in the performance of all job duties to ensure a safe work environment

  • Assure resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate

  • Assume responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local regulations within the assigned neighborhood

  • Provides support with activities of daily living as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

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

Required Credentials

  • Completion of an accredited LPN program

  • Valid license as a practical or vocational nurse in Missouri

  • CPR certification preferred for assisted living; required for LTC upon hire, or obtain within thirty (30) days of employment 

Preferred Education/Experience

  • A minimum of one-year experience as an LPN 

  • Supervisory experience 

  • 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.

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Job ID: 407566
Category: Nursing
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: St Louis, MO

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