LPN - Weekend Warrior
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Huntsville, AL 35808
MAKE YOUR MARK, MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Diversicare is a premier provider of post-acute healthcare services with a strong legacy of quality care. We strive to foster a culture of transparency, support, and innovation. Our Mission is to improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations . We are proud to provide work/life integration for our team members and offer a comprehensive benefits package.
Diversicare operates 76 centers in ten states primarily in the Midwest, Southeast and Southwest. As Diversicare team member, you will play an instrumental role in the care of our patients and residents, our most important responsibility. We are seeking compassionate team members to assist our patients and residents with activities of daily living. We are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative work environment for our team members. A qualified candidate is responsible for all key accountabilities in a manner that is reflective of Diversicare’s Mission and Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork, and Stewardship. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients and residents you serve, Diversicare is the place for you.
+ Responsible for daily nursing operations of a specific unit/wing.
+ Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well-being of the residents; checks each resident daily to determine status; ensures residents reach highest attainable level of functioning.
+ Prepares equipment and assists physicians during their rounds.
+ Administers prescribed medications, orally by injection; provides treatments using therapeutic equipment; ensures proper handling and storage of medications and controlled substances.
+ Observes residents’ reactions to medication and treatment.
+ Observes, records, and reports changes in residents’ condition to supervisor and attending physician.
+ Maintains residents’ medical record by way of documentation, as required by policy.
+ Assists in planning, supervising and instructing C.N.T.’s; assigns daily work assignments to ensure positive outcomes for residents.
+ Other duties as assigned by R.N. Supervisor or the Director of Nursing.
+ Has a current license by the State Board of Nursing, as an L.P.N.
+ Must have the ability to lead and motivate subordinates.
+ Ability to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change, as work schedule will change on a daily basis.
+ Able to work intimately with residents, physicians and staff.
+ Capable of working to prescribe nursing standards.
+ Good interpersonal and communication skills; has an interest to perform a service.
Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Diversicare does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, age, or disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job ID 2019-31921
Type Regular Part-Time
Location Name Big Springs Nursing & Rehab Center
Address 500 St Clair Ave SW