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Health & Wellness - LPN

Maples Of Towson, 7925 York Road, Towson, Maryland, United States of America Req #177
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
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JOB TITLE:      

Licensed Practical Nurse

 

PROPERTY:

 

The Maples

 

DEPARTMENT: 

Health & Wellness

REPORTS TO:                                                                           

Health & Wellness Director

FLSA STATUS:   

Non-Exempt 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides care, a safe environment, and emotional and psychological support to residents. The LPN supervises Resident Assistants and Medication Technicians and ensures that all care demonstrates the We Care values and complies with state, federal, and corporate guidelines.


These activities will fulfill the Sage Senior Living Mission and demonstrate the We Care Values.


PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:

1.     Practice The Sage Way – We Care Values

·       Work as a Team – Willingly cooperates, assists others and works collaboratively.

·       Exceptional Service Always – Consistently provides excellent service to all residents and colleagues. Demonstrates the “culture of yes” in words and actions.

·       Commitment to the Sage Community – Understands Sage Senior Living’s mission and lives the “We Care” core values. Does whatever it takes to get the job done.

·       Anticipate Residents’ Needs – Ensures that Residents’ needs are met by proactively responding to care and service requests.

·       Respect for Residents, their Families and Each Other – Ensures all interactions with Residents, Family Members and Colleagues are in a caring and non-judgmental manner. Demonstrates fairness, empathy, and compassion in actions and communications with others.

·       Exercise Common Sense – Makes decisions based on Sage Senior Living Core Values, within one’s scope of job responsibility and what is best for residents.

2.     Responsible for care, medication and treatment delivery for residents.

3.     Supervise the Resident Assistants, providing education, evaluations and counseling when needed, ensuring that they are delivering superior care to residents and demonstrating the We Care values.

4.     Responsible for the administration, storage and accountability of medication and treatments. Ensure medications and treatments are administered and properly documented. Administer medications and treatments when required.

5.     Supervise Medication Technicians to ensure properly delivery of medications.

6.     Complete all documentation protocols for daily care, emergency care, monthly reports, charting, and medication management. Ensure that all documentation complies with HIPAA regulations.

7.     Document all care in the Electronic Health Records (EHR) system.

8.     Report resident concerns or changes to the Health & Wellness Director.

9.     Ensure Resident Assistants are properly documenting care in the EHR system.

10. Keep current with state and facility required annual training.

11.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.

Experience:

Minimum of three years’ experience in personal and/or long term care with at least one year in a supervisory role.

Skills:

Knowledge and competency in medication administration and familiarity with personal care regulations and procedures.  Highly committed to resident care and have strong organizational, computer, interpersonal and communication skills.  

Licensures and Certifications:

Licensed Practice Nurse or Registered Nurse in Maryland.

 

 

 


 

WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and exert 50 pounds of force.

Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and stoop as needed.

Able to safely transfer a resident to/from a wheelchair.

Able to walk up/down 4 flights of stairs.

 

 

 

 


We are a proud equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Maples Of Towson, 7925 York Road, Towson, Maryland, United States of America