Avamere

  • Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN

    Category
    Nursing
    Shift
    Evening
    Hours
    Full-Time
    Union Position
    No
    Location
    Avamere at Chestnut Lane
    Address
    1219 NE 6th Street
    City
    Gresham
    State
    OR
    Zip
    97030
  • Overview

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    Licensed Practical Nurse

    Full-Time Evening (willing to work weekends) Shift Available

     

    Avamere at Chestnut Lane is a Deaf and Deaf/Blind Community. 

    The ideal candidate will be someone proficient in ASL or willing to learn (lessons will be provided).

     

      
    Avamere at Chestnut Lane
    1219 NE 6th Street.
    Gresham, OR 97030

     

     

    The primary responsibility of this position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants.

    Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

    • Complete required record keeping in regards to your role in admitting, transferring and discharging residents.
    • Coordinate with nursing staff and support personnel daily to plan the shifts’ services, programs and activities to ensure the resident’s total regimen of care is maintained.
    • Prepare and administer medications and review medication cards for completeness and accuracy.
    • Review resident care plans for appropriate resident goals, problems, approaches and revisions based on nursing needs.
    • Plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care.
    • Provide leadership to nursing personnel and make daily rounds of your unit to ensure staff is providing direct care in accordance with resident’s care plan and wishes.
    • Develop and maintain rapport with nursing staff, other department personnel, residents, family members, and all other individuals involved in resident’s care.
    • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.

     

    • Must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.
    • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LPN in this state.
    • Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
    • Must chart nurses’ notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident and resident’s response to care.
    • Experience with Electronic Medical Records and computer documentation systems.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

    Facility Information

    Avamere at Chestnut Lane is an Assisted Living Community specializing in care for Deaf and DeafBlind residents. We are committed to providing quality care in a warm and friendly setting.  Avamere at Chestnut Lane is nationally recognized as one of the only senior communities in the United States that provides an environment that is focused on Deaf and DeafBlind culture.  We are located in the town of Gresham and are currently seeking top notch talent with a passion for the geriatric population and deaf culture to join our all-star team.  We are conveniently located right next to the MAX public transit station.

      

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