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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC150719872
Company Name
Ascension Health
Physical Address

Rockford, IL 61106
Job Description

We Are Hiring

Saint Anne Center, part of Ascension Living, is looking for caring and compassionate LPNs to join the team! Conveniently located in a vibrant Rockford area, close to public transportation, this 179-bed community offers short-term rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing care. Opened in 1986, Saint Anne Center was Rockford’s first Catholic nursing home, whose legacy as a cornerstone of compassionate care continues today.

Full-time LPN Postition.9 FTE; 36 hours per week (8-hour shifts)PM Shift: 2 PM – 10:30 PM (shift differentials apply)

Why Join Ascension?

+ Be part of a great team and culture

+ $1500 Sign On Bonus for LPNs hired during the month of November 2019*

+ Generous PTO, excellent (and affordable) medical, dental, vision and retirement (with a match)

+ Flexible scheduling and student friendly

+ Tuition reimbursement, discount programs and more

*Restrictions apply

Ascension is the second-largest nonprofit system in the U.S. with locations in 12 states and Washington, D.C. and more than 5,500 associates are employed by Ascension – professional, compassionate individuals who believe in empowering people to age successfully.

What You Will Do

As an LPN with Ascension Senior Living, you’ll provide basic bedside care to long term care patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or physician, functioning within scope of license.

Responsibilities:

+ Perform delegated resident care tasks in a timely and efficient manner

+ Contribute to continuity of care and effective communication by documenting and reporting care provided and changes in the resident’s condition to the appropriate person in a timely manner

+ Anticipate, recognize, report and respond to changes in resident/patient condition

+ Implement interventions based upon the physician’s medical plan and standards of care including medication and treatments with knowledge of therapeutic intent

+ Assist residents and families with care planning, education and referrals

+ Follow regulatory and ministry standards, policies, procedures and precautions in the performance of all job duties to ensure a safe work environment

+ Assure resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate

+ Assume responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local regulations within the assigned neighborhood

+ Provides support with activities of daily living as needed

+ Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need

Required Credentials

+ Valid license as a practical or vocational nurse in IL

+ CPR certification preferred for assisted living; required for LTC upon hire, or obtain within thirty (30) days of employment

Education/Experience

+ Completion of an accredited LPN program

+ A minimum of one-year experience as an LPN preferred, but not required

+ Supervisory experience preferred, but not required

+ Possesses working knowledge of state and federal regulations

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf"

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site)

REQNUMBER: 361082-1A


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