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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Pavilion of Logan Square
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Pavilion of Logan Square - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
A Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for supervising nursing personnel while ensuring our residents' needs are met in accordance with professional standards of practice through physician orders, center policies and procedures, and federal, state and local guidelines. We are looking for clinicians who would like to combine their love for people and strong work ethic with the opportunities to advance their career.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Works using the guidelines established from the Nurse Practice Act and Policies and Procedures and nursing judgement
Assesses, plans, and evaluates nursing care delivered to patients/residents requiring long-term or rehabilitation care
Delivers nursing care to patients/residents requiring long-term or rehabilitative care
Implements the patient/resident plan of care and evaluates the patient/resident response
Directs and supervises care given by other nursing personnel
Provides input in the formulation and evaluation of standards of care
Maintains knowledge of necessary documentation requirements
Maintains knowledge of equipment set-up, maintenance and use
Maintains confidentiality and patient/resident rights, regarding all patient/resident personnel information
Provides patient/resident/family caregiver education as directed
Conducts self in a professional manner in compliance with unit and facility policies
May be required to oversee Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs)
Other duties as assigned -

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Education and Experience Requirements:

Licensed Practical Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date
Must be CPR certified
Previous experience in long-term care is preferred
Compassionate and empathetic personality -

-Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Physical Demands:

- - - - -Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday
- - - - -Must be able to push, pull move and/or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet
- - - - -May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations
- - - - -The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Pavilion Healthcare provides long and short-term skilled nursing care. -At Pavilion, we are committed to personalized, integrated care that factors in the total well-being of every guest and their family members, and that does not just meet, but exceeds, their expectations. As part of this empathetic, respectful culture of care, we are dedicated to meeting individual preferences and needs in order to help each guest feel at home and achieve an optimal health outcome - our number one goal.
We don't just offer care for you - we care about you.

Keywords: Pavilion of Logan Square, Chicago , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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