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LPN/LVN

Company: The Kensington White Plains
Location: White Plains
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

SIGN-ON BONUS OF $1,000 -- JOIN OUR TEAM! About the Kensington Team Have you been searching for an organization with heart? A work environment where you can make a difference in many lives? A place where you can grow professionally and personally? Kensington Senior Living has been built upon two key values: a Love for Seniors and a Spirit to Serve. We want people who are dedicated to the mutually rewarding experience that comes from caring for others. We are currently hiring experienced LPNs to work part time shifts (7am-3pm and 3pm-11pm). The ideal candidate will have Assisted Living and/or Memory Care experience, as well as experience with high acuity care. Summary: The LPN is responsible for providing supervision and coordination of medication management and resident care delivery. Additionally, the LPN assists the Director of Nursing in setting standards of nursing care and management of residents under the direction of a physician. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and accurately assists residents with the self-administration of prescribed medications to residents in accordance with individual medication care records. Organizes medication carts to help ensure accuracy and efficiency during the med pass.
  • Maintains inventory of required medications, monitors expiration dates, and properly stores medications. Follows controlled drug procedures, and ensures proper disposal of expired, contaminated, or excess drugs. Assures that all resident medication records are accurate, complete, and all mandatory forms are on file
  • Assists in examinations and/or treatment of residents and carries out orders as directed by the Director of Nursing.
  • Assists Director of Nursing with scheduling and follow up on physician appointments and ensuring medication orders are accurately recorded and carried out.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of emergency procedures and responds to all emergency situations. Performs first aid and/ or CPR, if required.
  • Assures that all resident records are accurate. Completes and signs paperwork, resident care notes, medication administration records and incident reports and provides follow-up as required. Maintains confidentiality of resident and community information.
  • Interviews and examines current residents to assess needs, monitors and records resident medical condition and behavioral changes, assists in the formal process to re-assess resident care needs and recommends adjustments to care plans.
  • Report any suspicion or evidence of elder abuse, mistreatment, or neglect.
  • Attends training courses and participates in other professional development activities as required. Qualifications:
    • Current LPN License.
    • Minimum of three (3) years in similar position, with retirement living or home-care background preferable.
    • High school degree required; college degree preferred.
    • Must be able to clearly and proficiently communicate with people of all ages, while maintaining an energetic and positive attitude.
    • Must be able to read and write English and follow verbal and written instructions.
    • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Must be criminally cleared by our background check process, including finger printing.
    • Be in good health and physically and mentally capable of performing assigned tasks. Knowledge and Skills:
      • Must have excellent verbal skills and communication abilities.
      • Ability to work effectively within a team- based environment.
      • Strong time management and organizational skills.
      • Ability to calculate figures related to budgetary items, staffing needs, medication dosages, and amounts.
      • Knowledge of applicable health care and employment Federal and State regulations.
      • Must have excellent computer skills. Our Benefits Include:
        • Employee Referral Bonus Program
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Free Lunches/Dinners
        • Nearby bus/train access COVID VACCINATION POLICY Kensington Senior Living requires our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to receive a booster dose on or before their first date of employment. Fully vaccinated means that at least two weeks has passed since an individual received the final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. We are an equal opportunity employer. We will provide reasonable accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated because of a disability or sincerely held religious belief unless it would impose an undue hardship or pose a direct threat of substantial harm to the employee or others. KWP22 PI184722451

Keywords: The Kensington White Plains, White Plains , LPN/LVN, Healthcare , White Plains, New York

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