Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Full Time - Black Mountain - job 1197832

Mountain Ridge Health and Rehab

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Black Mountain, North Carolina

Employment type: Full-time



  • NEW INCREASED $3000 HIRING BONUS LPN-Apply Today!!!*

  • PLUS Night & Weekend Shift diff!! New Grads Welcome to Apply!


Mountain Ridge Health and Rehab is looking for compassionate Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) who strive to provide exceptional care to our residents. We are seeking qualified candidates who have experience in this field and are ready to go to join our team of dedicated healthcare professionals. You will be expected to facilitate a positive working environment and hold yourself and your co-workers accountable to the highest standard of compassion and care. Our mission is to add value to an individual's living experience through quality service and active involvement with community and family. If you feel the same way, we encourage you to APPLY TODAY!


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS



  • Must possess the ability to work independently.

  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing practices and procedures as well as the applicable state laws, regulations, and guidelines governing nursing functions in the long-term care facility.

  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise patient files.

  • Must have the ability to implement the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the facility.

  • Must understand and follow company policies, including harassment and complaint procedures.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Must be able to work as part of a health care team to assess resident needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.

  • Must be able to evaluate nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other health care team members as necessary.

  • Must be able to administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, and note times and amounts on patients' charts.

  • Must be able to observe residents, charting and reporting changes in residents' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.

  • Must be able to provide resident care and treatments, such as taking temperatures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas or douches, rubbing with alcohol, massaging, or performing catheterizations.

  • Must be able to sterilize equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave.

  • Must be able to answer residents' calls and use critical thinking skills as to how to assist them.

  • Must be able to measure and record residents' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration.

  • Must be able to collect samples such as blood, urine and sputum from residents, and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.

  • Must be able to prepare residents for examinations, tests or treatments and explain procedures.

  • Must be able to assemble and use equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen suppliers.

  • Must be able to record food and fluid intake and output.

  • Must be able to apply compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.

  • Must be able to clean rooms and make beds.

  • Must be able to wash and dress bodies of deceased persons.

  • Must be able to in the evacuation of residents.


SKILLS and ABILITIES


Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) and completion of accredited LPN program


Certificates and Licenses



  • Must be currently licensed LPN with applicable state.

  • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtained during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.


THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS ARE AVAILABLE FOR FULL-TIME POSITIONS ONLY!


Medical Plan: Major Medical Insurance with HSA plan and prescription coverage



  • Dental Plan: Guardian Voluntary Dental Plan (various levels of coverage available)

  • Vision Plan: Guardian VSP Network (various levels of coverage available)

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Paid Bereavement Leave

  • Company Paid Life Insurance (Voluntary Supplemental Term life is offered and available through Lincoln Financial Group)

  • Voluntary Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance is available through Lincoln Financial Group

  • Paid-time-off (to be used for vacation, holiday, illness, etc)





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