LPN Licensed Practical Nurse

Ascension (System Office) Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted Yesterday

We Are Hiring:

This new associate will receive a $2400 sign on bonus upon hire!!

Schedule: 40 hours/week, night shift (11:00PM - 7:00AM)

Sherbrooke Village, part of Ascension Living, is looking for caring and compassionate LPN to join the team in South St. Louis County! This community boasts two neighborhoods on campus: assisted living and skilled nursing, which includes memory care, short and long-term care and rehabilitation in a hospital-like setting. As a bonus, we neighbor the beautiful Gravois Creek Conservation area, backing up to walking trails, wildlife and more.

What You Will Do:

As an LPN, you will provide basic bedside care to long-term care patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or physician, functioning within scope of license.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform delegated resident care tasks in a timely and efficient manner

  • Contribute to continuity of care and effective communication by documenting and reporting care provided and changes in the resident's condition to the appropriate person in a timely manner

  • Anticipate, recognize, report and respond to changes in resident/patient condition

  • Implement interventions based upon the physician's medical plan and standards of care including medication and treatments with knowledge of therapeutic intent

  • Assist residents and families with care planning, education and referrals

  • Follow regulatory and ministry standards, policies, procedures and precautions in the performance of all job duties to ensure a safe work environment

  • Assure resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate

  • Assume responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local regulations within the assigned neighborhood

  • Provides support with activities of daily living as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need:

Required Credentials

  • Completion of an accredited LPN program

  • Valid license as a practical or vocational nurse in [state]

  • CPR certification preferred for assisted living; required for LTC upon hire, or obtain within thirty (30) days of employment

Preferred Education/Experience

  • A minimum of one-year experience as an LPN

  • Supervisory experience

  • Possesses working knowledge of state and federal regulations

At Ascension Living, we are always learning things from our senior living communities, hospitals, and caregivers all over the country. This means we have the ability to customize what works best in a lot of different places to ensure you feel safe and well. Safety is our top priority. That is why we provide ongoing associate education, hands-on training and access to the latest in COVID testing and mitigation efforts.

Why Join Our Team:

As a subsidiary of Ascension, Ascension Living is committed to providing services, amenities, opportunities and support, so seniors can enjoy living healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage.

We're the second-largest nonprofit system in the U.S. Our living choices include independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitative care and long-term skilled nursing care.

More than 10,000 adults live in our 54 senior living communities, which are located in 12 states, and Washington, D.C. Also, more than 5,500 associates are employed by Ascension - professional, compassionate individuals who believe in empowering people to age successfully.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care - including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Living is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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Please note that Ascension Living will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension Living will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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