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PT LPN / Charge Nurse (Personal Care)

Company: Fairmount Homes, Inc
Location: Ephrata
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

16-24 hour / week LPN / Charge Nurse (Personal Care)Come join the Fairmount team in the role of a License Practical Nurse (LPN) / Charge working in out Personal Care / Assisted Living ! Join a dynamic team serving the elderly residents as they transition from independent living to assisted living! Be a strong member of the caring team to provide compassionate care that highlights the Fairmount culture! Fairmount goes above and beyond to recognize their employees, including monthly appreciation events and annual Christmas Bonuses. Come work for and with a great team! Personal Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Charge Nurse Position:

  • 16 hr / wks, 2:30pm - 10:30pm including every other weekend and holiday rotation
  • Possible 24 hr/wk available.Personal Care LPN / Charge Nurse Pay:$31.60 - $33 / hour, + $1.25 / hr weekend shift differential Qualifications of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.Summary and Purpose:Core Values: Compassion, Community, Dignity, Integrity and Quality, Teamwork and TrustCreate and support a caring and empathetic working environmentKnow and observe all policies and procedures for Personal CareFollow and support the Fairmount mission vision and valuesEssential Duties and Responsibilities for LPN / Charge:
  • Accounts for narcotics for the assigned neighborhoods2. Receives report from previous shift's charge nurse for assigned neighborhoods and gives same to subsequent shift's Charge Nurse. Notifies Resident Assistants of any unusual or additional care needed for residents assigned to them. 3. Administers medications and completes treatments per physician's orders following the Pharmacy Policy and Procedure Manual.4. Makes rounds, checking all residents. Completes nursing documentation on resident's records (i.e. progress notes, flow sheets, monthly summaries, etc.).5. Assigns additional duties to Resident Assistants (i.e. weekly supply orders and PRN, cleaning chores, etc.).6. Assists with resident assessments, admissions, discharges, transfers and deaths.7. Receives written, faxed and verbal orders per facility policy.8. Maintains safety and infection control standards following the regulations of the State and Federal regulatory agencies.9. Initiates Incident and Accident reports per policy.10. Keeps Director of Personal Care informed of status of residents including all incidents and accidents.11. Supervises Resident Assistants and requires accountability to comply with the facilities policies and procedures.12. Responsible for attending mandatory meetings.13. Adheres to Corporate Compliance Plan.14. Complies with HIPAA Privacy standards.15. Completes additional tasks as required to ensure that the highest quality care is maintainedPhysical and Composure Requirements:
  • The physical activities of this position involve: balancing--constantly; climbing--occasionally; crouching--frequently; fine finger movement--rarely; grasping--frequently; kneeling-- occasionally; lifting--frequently (50 pounds); pulling--frequently; pushing--occasionally; reaching--frequently; repetitive movement--rarely; standing--frequently; stooping--frequently; walking--frequently; sitting--frequently. The sensory and communicative activities essential to the performance of this position include hearing, seeing and smelling--all activities done daily constantly; feeling and speaking--all activities done daily frequently.
  • Must have the composure to function calmly and professionally under stressful conditions when confronted with frustrated or angry staff/residents; emergency, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations. Compensation details: 30.6-34.25 Yearly SalaryPI78e219b630f8-31181-34658769

Keywords: Fairmount Homes, Inc, Lancaster , PT LPN / Charge Nurse (Personal Care), Healthcare , Ephrata, Pennsylvania

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