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Staff Nurse (LPN)

Tallahassee, FL 32301

Milestone Retirement Communities

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Job Description

St. Augustine Plantation is home. Built in the Southern, antebellum style, the house was designed specifically to improve the quality of life for seniors. Enjoy songs played on the baby grand piano, or share memories around the hearth in the living room.
We're proud to be licensed for Extended Congregate Care (ECC). The ECC license promotes aging in place and allows the facility to offer more extensive care services than other standard licensed homes that can extend your stay in assisted living. This means that St. Augustine Plantation is able to offer more extensive clinical capabilities in an effort to better serve residents.
Now Hiring Full and Part-Time LPN Staff Nurse!
This position is responsible for assessment of resident health status for both new and existing residents and the subsequent development of the care or service plan. Under the direction of the Director, Health and Wellness, this position is responsible for routine communication with direct care staff, medication aides, other nursing staff, the Director, Health and Wellness, and the Administrator about the needs of residents and maintaining compliance with all regulatory standards. Provides ongoing audit and reviews clinical systems to ensure compliance with State regulations and policies.
Hours Available: FT 3pm-11pm, PT 7am-3pm every other weekend
Responsibilities:
+ Communicate with Director, Health and Wellness on resident needs on an as needed basis to ensure consistent quality services.
+ Participate in providing hands on care and specific nursing tasks as required and in support of the resident's care plan.
+ Provide clinical support and training of care staff in support of continuing education requirements for care staff.
+ Assist in transcription of physicians' orders and the review of new physicians' orders.
+ Maintain the proper certifications required by local and state licensing agencies which include on-going in-service trainings, accreditations, specific coursework and certifications.
+ Foster teamwork with co-workers, show initiative in overcoming obstacles, take actions which assist others beyond job responsibilities, and have a positive impact on co-workers, and visitors.
+ Seek out and perform other duties as assigned or needed.
Requirements:
+ Must have compassion for and desire to work with seniors!
+ High School Diploma or equivalent.
+ Valid State Nursing License as a Staff Nurse (LPN). Certifications as required by state.
+ Must have 1 year of experience as a nurse or caregiver preferably in an Assisted Living or Memory Care community. Supervisory experience of 6 months or more in a health-related field.
+ Must be able to read physician orders and match to Medication Administration Records for residents. Understanding of medical terminology adequate to pass medications and communicate with medical professionals.
+ Effective written and verbal communication with all residents, families and visitors
+ Experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel. Understanding of human resource rules.
+ Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test; including marijuana.
Apply with your resume and cover letter TODAY to schedule your interview for this exciting opportunity!
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Requisition ID: 2
Company URL: taugustineal.com
Street: 2507 Old St. Augustine Road
Post End Date: 9/16/2019
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