LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) - Night Shift job Chattanooga Tennessee
LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) - Night Shift job Chattanooga Tennessee
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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) - Night Shift Job

Employer Name: The Health Center at Standifer Place SpiderID: 9570925
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee Date Posted: 5/7/2020
Wage: Category: Nurses/Nurses Aids
Job Code:
Number Of Openings: 5

Job Description:
Licensed Practical Nurse

Now Hiring Full Time, Night Shift, Rotating Weekends

Up to $25 per hour, depending on attendance and years of experience.

LPN Summary:

Our LPNs provide resident care by utilizing the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementation of care. They exhibit organizational abilities related to work flow and prioritizing resident care needs. They use current standards of practice and follow current facility policy and procedures while providing resident care. They support the mission of The Health Center at Standifer Place and represent the center in a positive manner both in the medical community and in the community as a whole.

Education and Training:

-Graduate from a nursing program accredited by the State.
-Maintains a current unencumbered licensed to practice in the state where employed
-Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth.
-Attends continuing education offerings and through teaching and mentoring, contributes to the ongoing -education of partners under his/her supervision

Job Knowledge and Capabilities:

-Our LPNs are responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills.
-Utilize the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care.
-Exhibit organizational ability related to work flow, by prioritizing to meet the patientís care need.
-Integrate current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients.
-Practice continuous quality improvement thinking and problem solving skills

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

-Working with the interdisciplinary care team, to assure accurate patient assessment and to develop/revise individualized plans of care.
-Maintains open and ongoing communication with patients and families.
-Provide opportunity and encouragement for patients and their families to participate in decision making.
-Assure that nursing partners have been assigned duties
-Make rounds, with specific attention to high acuity patients
-Monitor unit/units to ensure that appropriate nursing care (according to established policies and procedures) is being provided and that the medical staff and families are being notified of changes in patients condition
-Assume responsibility for assisting with medications and treatments as needed.
-Assist with admitting patients and processing of medical staff orders as required.
-Assist with the hiring, supervision, and orientation of new nursing partners
-Assures the personal dignity and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain the highest level of self-care possible.
-Assist the medical staff during rounds.
-Supervise nursing partners as assigned. Complete performance evaluations as required (two times per year).
-Make changes in staffing schedule as indicated by absence and illness and contact additional help to assure staffing levels are maintained in order to meet the care needs of patients.
-Carry out personnel disciplinary action(s) promptly and effectively as stated in personnel policies and amendments.
-Maintains the security of the premises and direct unauthorized persons coming on the premises to leave and calls security for assistance as needed.
-Performs additional duties as assigned.
-Relieve other shifts if needed

Job Requirements:
Valid LPN License

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required:
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:

Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Tuition Reimbursement

Company Profile:
The Health Center at Standifer Place (HCSP) is located on a beautiful 40 acre campus near Hamilton Place Mall in scenic Chattanooga, Tennessee. Our facility consists of a 444 bed skilled nursing center, Assisted Living, Adult Day Care, Independant Living, and Assistive Services home and cummunity based services.

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Jonathan Richards Company Type: Employer
Company: The Health Center at Standifer Place
City: Chattanooga
State: Tennessee
Zip: 37421
Web Site: https://standiferplace.org/

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