St. Joseph Chateau811 North 9th StreetSt. Joseph, MO 64501-1651
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Are you passionate about caregiving? Would you like to work with the best team in the world? If so, Diversicare invites you to apply for our LPN position.
We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence, which we extend to all those we are privileged to serve.
If you wish to make a difference in the lives of our patients and residents, APPLY NOW!
Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and residents at 61 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in eight states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United States. Together, with our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their needs.
It is Diversicare's Mission to "Improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations."
We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12 Service Standards.
We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence. Our Service Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.
Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare Difference.
Receives report on patient/resident status from previous shift and provides this communication to oncoming shift
Makes physical rounds in assigned area to evaluate care and interact with care givers and patients/residents
Provides direct care in line with the responsibilities of a nurse, evaluating conditions, communicating and carrying out nursing functions according to the needs of the patients
Assists in establishing a plan of care for patients based on their unique needs and in line with physician orders
Is a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team
Accurately documents patient/resident condition including evaluations, communication and care provided
May provide direct care including medication pass, nursing care, documentation and treatments
Evaluates performance of nursing assistants and trained medication aides; coaches and disciplines as needed.
May responds and coordinates actions in emergency situations
Other duties as assigned by Director of Nursing
Assists with the Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives
Ensures safe work practices are followed
Provides empathetic communication to families, patient/residents regarding change of condition and in response to care concerns, ensures resident rights are respected
Current license by the State Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse with experience in the long-term care industry preferred
Ability to plan, supervise and coordinates services.
A preference for contacts with people and patient centered care
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.