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Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN

Company: Avamere Family of Companies
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: October 13, 2019

Job Description:

Overview

Work where you make a Difference!

Starting Wage: $27+/hour!

Work 32 hours, get paid for 36!

Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN

Full-time Day and Evening Shifts (8 hours)

PRN Opportunities Available

Avamere at Pacific Ridge3625 E. B StreetTacoma, WA 98404

(253) 475-2507

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants.Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset




  • Complete required record keeping in regards to your role in admitting, transferring and discharging residents.
  • Coordinate with nursing staff and support personnel daily to plan the shifts' services, programs and activities to ensure the resident's total regimen of care is maintained.
  • Prepare and administer medications and review medication cards for completeness and accuracy.
  • Review resident care plans for appropriate resident goals, problems, approaches and revisions based on nursing needs.
  • Plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Provide leadership to nursing personnel and make daily rounds of your unit to ensure staff is providing direct care in accordance with resident's care plan and wishes.
  • Develop and maintain rapport with nursing staff, other department personnel, residents, family members, and all other individuals involved in resident's care.
  • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.




    • Must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.
    • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LPN in this state.
    • Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
    • Must chart nurses' notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident and resident's response to care.
    • Experience with Electronic Medical Records and computer documentation systems.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.


      Facility InformationThe Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.

      Avamere at Pacific Ridge is a 102 bed facility offering skilled nursing, transitional rehab, respite care, Alzheimer's, long term care, and hospice. Avamere at Pacific Ridge is one of the few skilled nursing facilities in the Pacific Northwest with a focus on behavioral health. Our success comes in the moments of joy that we bring to our residents every day, and in the relief and comfort that we bring to their families and friends. We are currently seeking top notch talent to join our caring team of interdisciplinary professionals.

      INDLPN

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