Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

LPN: Licensed Practical Nurse

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for Kensington Place in Columbus, Ohio. Kensington Place offers beautiful, comfortable and secure Senior Living options including Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care.

The ideal candidate will share Our Mission: Creating a better world by serving people in need.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Shift: Day (7 am - 7 pm)

Status: Full Time

Department: Nursing

ABOUT Lutheran Social Services:

We put our Mission of Service into action. Every day LSS serves thousands of people in 27 Ohio counties by addressing the four core societal issues of food, shelter, safety, and healing. LSS offers Food Pantries, housing and supportive services through homeless shelters, domestic violence services, senior living and health care, affordable housing communities, and other services that uplift families and strengthen communities.

REQUIREMENTS for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Current, active Practical Nursing Licensure (LPN) in the state of Ohio.
  • Experience with the elderly preferred.

As one of the largest non-for-profits in Central Ohio, we value our employees. Our excellence is based upon team members dedicated to a fulfilling career and committed to the service of others.

BENEFITS for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Health insurance with 4-plan options!
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer matched savings
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account
  • PTO and 12 Paid Holidays
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on individuals & the community

RESPONSIBILITIES for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Provides daily care, assessment, and assistance to assigned residents in alignment with licensure. This includes ensuring medications are administered in a timely and accurate manner, monitoring and tracking vital signs, and providing assistance with hygiene and personal care. Ensure proper administration of all treatments and medications and accountability of all medications, including narcotics.
  • Directs day to day functions of the resident assistants in accordance with current rules, regulations and guidelines established by the Ohio Department of Health and CMS Life Safety Code and ensure that personnel providing direct care to residents are doing so in accordance with the residents' care plan and wishes. Monitor assigned staff to ensure they are following established safety regulations and infection control techniques in the use of equipment and supplies.
  • Meets with assigned staff as well as support personnel in planning the shifts' services, programs and activities and make written and oral reports/recommendations concerning the activities of the shift.
  • Completes accident/incident reports as necessary, report changes in condition and ensure appropriate documentation regarding such in the medical record.
  • Regularly and consistently documents nurses' notes in the resident case file in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident, as well as the resident's response to that care. Receives physician's telephone orders and transcribe orders to resident chart, care plan, medication and treatment records.
  • Communicates with Director of Nursing regarding supply inventory. Makes recommendations for changes in supplies or necessary supplies.
  • Participates in employee performance evaluations, determining shift staffing requirements and makes recommendations to supervisors concerning employee discipline, dismissals, transfers, etc.
  • Monitors and inspect treatment areas, resident lounges and rooms to ensure they are maintained in a clean and safe manner.
  • Review complaints and grievances made by the resident/family, making written and/or oral report to the nurse managers. Report all allegations of abuse and begin immediate investigation.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

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