Resident Care Nurse LPN

Century Park Associates Columbia , TN 38402

Posted 2 months ago

We a seeking an experienced Full-Time LPN to join our growing team. Ideal candidate will be available to work one of the following schedules:

5:30 a.m.

  • 2:00 p.m.; 2:00 p.m.

  • 10:00 p.m.; 5:30 a.m.

  • 5:30 p.m.

Additional opportunities are available for PRN working days, evenings and weekends. Join our team today!

Position Summary

The LPN Resident Care Nurse delivers quality assisted living services through interpersonal contact and provides services focused on maximizing residents' individual capabilities in accordance with all laws, regulations and Century Park standards. Reports to the Resident Care Director.


  • Must have Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license from accredited program

  • Must maintain an active LPN license in good standing throughout employment

  • One (1) year experience in senior services preferred

  • Must have CPR certification upon hire, or obtain during orientation, certification must remain current during employment

  • Must have current First Aid certification (if required by State)

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Oversees medication program including accuracy of medication assistance records (MARs), providing hands on medication assistance to residents and monitoring med passes

  • Performs treatments according to physician orders

  • Takes blood pressure, pulse, blood sugar, etc.

  • Charts relevant information about residents

  • Updates and informs physicians of change in resident's condition

  • Takes physician orders, transcribes new orders to medication sheet and charts appropriately

  • Assists residents with activities of daily living

  • Orders and re orders medications for residents from assigned pharmacies as needed

  • Promptly responds to call lights and other requests from residents

  • Provides report to staff for next shift

  • Assists Resident Care Director with supervisory responsibilities

  • Assists with training, supervision and counseling of resident care team

  • Assists with scheduling department hours appropriately

  • Serves as an effective role model

  • Treats all associates respectfully

Additional Requirements

  • Must have expert knowledge in field of practice

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing nursing functions in an assisted living community

  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the nursing department

  • Must perform proficiently in all applicable competency areas

  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Century Parks' Code of Ethics and completes all required compliance training

Who We Are

At Century Park Associates, we are dedicated to creating an enriching lifestyle for our residents and a rewarding work environment for our valued associates. We take pride in providing an atmosphere where relationships of trust, leadership and personal ethics are not only valued, but expected of all our associates. Our "people come first" approach ensures that excellence, respect and outstanding service are apparent in all we do as an organization. We believe in caring for and loving our residents and strongly support their ability to continue growing, learning and contributing. Every day, team members at Century Park Associates choose to go beyond their job descriptions, exceeding expectations, on behalf of their residents. They have learned that those who go the extra mile receive rewards happiness of heart and peace of mind.

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Resident Care Nurse LPN

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