LPN Floor Nurse

Lexington Square - Elmhurst, IL

Full-time

Teamwork is what we’re all about at Lexington Health Care, working together to achieve positive patient outcomes. As a family owned organization, we have always maintained a unique perspective. Our reputation as a leading health care employer is unmatched. We are an Assisted Living and Independent Living Senior Residence. Come see for yourself why it’s so fulfilling to be a part of Lexington!

Shift Available:

Second Shift: 2:00PM-10:30PM

Qualifications:

  • Clean background check
  • Current state of Illinois LPN or RN Nursing License
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Current CPR certification
  • Communication skills necessary to lead, orient staff and interact effectively with residents, family and other community professionals.
  • Ability to handle unique situations and non-standard work assignments with imagination and creativity.
  • Willing to embrace the philosophy, purpose, and ideals of the social model of assisted living.
  • Knowledge of Illinois State Assisted Living guidelines and regulations.
  • Strong time management and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Two step TB test on file
  • Must be able to read, speak, and understand the English language.

Physical Requirements:

  • Visual/hearing ability sufficient to comprehend written/verbal communication.
  • Ability to perform tasks involving physical activity, which may include moderate lifting and extensive bending and standing.
  • Ability to maintain professional behavior at all times.

Position Expectations:

  • Every employee in the Lexington Network must adhere to and uphold the standards set forth in our culture contract. Our common purpose, quality standards and behavioral expectations are what set us apart from other organizations. Every interaction must be approached using the ICARE expected behaviors so that every employee and resident will be treated with respect.
  • Collaborates with the older adult in developing a plan of services and supervising the implementation of the plan by assistive staff to maintain maximum physical, mental, and psychosocial function.
  • Complies with Illinois State Assisted Living regulations.
  • Find a personal and meaningful conversation to make a difference in residents’ day, not medical related.
  • Provide a relationship based interaction with residents within the social context of the day

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assisting other team members when necessary
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Provides direct care to residents and assessment in emergency situations.
  • Evaluates resident’s function and physical status on admission, during acute changes in condition, and annually from date of initial move-in to determine if an appropriate level of care is in place.
  • Insures assistive team members carry out non-skilled care tasks and deliver a high level of care.
  • Delivers prompt corrective feedback to staff when necessary.
  • Develops service plans, coordinates health services, and interacts with residents and their family members.
  • Maintains documentation as required by unit policies and state regulations.
  • Supports a resident centered philosophy on the unit.
  • Delivers in-service programs for staff as required.
  • Supports medication program in cooperation with pharmacy.
  • Complies with medication storage and administration policies and procedures.
  • Promptly reports elder abuse, unsafe, or illegal practices to Program Supervisor.
  • Assisting other team members when necessary

Benefits:

We offer a professional work environment, growth and advancement, training, Competitive compensation and a benefits package including a comprehensive Medical, dental, and vision plan, voluntary benefits, Credit Union, 401(k) savings plan with company match, holiday pay and paid time off.

Lexington Health Network provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $24.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Healthcare: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule