Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Shenandoah Senior Living

Front Royal, VA 

Purpose

To develop, coordinate and implement programs and services for residents with cognitive impairment; to provide a therapeutic environment that maintains each resident’s highest level of well being of mind, body and spirit.

Essential Functions

Job Functions

  • Serves as charge nurse during shifts worked, when the Director of Resident Care and Administrator are not in the building.
  • Administering medications per physician’s orders.
  • Communicating with physicians related to orders, services and care needs.
  • Following the residents’ plans of care as prescribed by the physicians.
  • Documenting residents services, changes of condition, exceptions and incidents, as well as documentation of all follow-up.
  • Assists with developing individualized care plans and interventions.
  • Collaboration with the interdisciplinary team and families to provide care and services.
  • Supervision of certified nurse assistants and direct care aides.
  • Compliance with state regulations and community standards.
  • Collaboration with external professional health service providers.
  • Assists with coordinating the programming of resident care activities.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Administrator and/or Director of Resident Care.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a current unencumbered LPN license.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Knowledgeable of applicable state regulations.
  • Must read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Knowledge and experience in working with older adults.
  • Ability to communicate residents and families.
  • Maintains professional conduct with associates. Supervisory experience desirable.
  • Must have upper body strength adequate to bend, lift, shift, move, and/or assist in moving articles of more than twenty-five pounds.
  • Must be able to squat, reach, stretch without distress, Must be able to tolerate extended periods walking, standing.