LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - Evening Shift
Vivage - Denver, CO

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VIVAGE Quality Health Partners is a nationally-recognized Long Term Care management company that currently manages 25+ skilled nursing facilities throughout Colorado, 16 in the Denver metro area alone, and rural locations in Greeley, Grand Junction, Holly, Canon City, and Pueblo, and 1 community in the Albuquerque metro, New Mexico area. We have approximately 2,200 employees and over 2,000 healthcare beds. Levels of care at our VIVAGE facilities include: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, Long Term Care, sub-acute ventilator dependence as well as specialty Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Assisted Living care. We have been in Colorado for over 55 years of combined successful outcomes by Quality Life Management and Piñon Management, providing services that enhance and improve operations and consumer satisfaction. VIVAGE is dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. VIVAGE Quality Health Partners brings the “quality of life in aging” and “living well.”

We have an exciting opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse (Evenings) to join our team at North Star Rehabilitation and Care Community, a VIVAGE community in Denver, Colorado (Federal & Evans area). Ideal nursing candidates will have LPN or RN license, excellent customer service skills, strong clinical, organizational, time management, and communication skills, must be a team player, and have experience in Long Term Care preferred with knowledge of Federal and State regulations.

Many of our VIVAGE homes are Eden registered. We invite you to apply for this opportunity. For consideration, please email your resume to www.vivage.com or apply in person to learn more about us:

North Star Rehabilitation and Care Community

3185 West Arkansas Avenue, Denver, CO 80209 (NW of Evans and Federal)

(303) 922-1169

Fax (303) 934-0220

To learn more about us and the homes we manage, please visit our websites at www.VIVAGE.com . VIVAGE brings “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!

EOE/AA

No Agencies or Affiliates, please!

Licensed Practical Nurse

BASIC FUNCTIONS

The primary responsibility of your job position is to provide direct nursing care to residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Coordinate resident care with other departments.
  • Assist with training, supervision, appraisals and corrective action for nursing personnel.
  • Provide resident care according to physician orders.
  • Administer medications and treatments.
  • Communicate changes in resident's condition.
  • Perform administrative duties such as: completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.
  • Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.
  • Make rounds to assess quality of care performance and teamwork by employees, assuring quality service.
  • Complete accident/incident reports.
  • Participate in employee performance evaluations, determining your shift’s staffing requirements.
  • Make recommendations to the Nurse Supervisor concerning employee dismissals, transfers, etc.
  • Assist nursing management with budgetary development and control.
  • Coordinate adequate pharmaceutical supplies with consulting pharmacy.
  • Respond to family concerns and complaints.
  • Establish open lines of communication between all nursing personnel.
  • Assure that resident abuse does not occur.
  • Respond to all resident call bells regardless of assignment.
  • May act in the absence of the Director of Nursing or Administrator/Executive Director.
  • Maintain confidentiality and rights of resident, family, employee, and facility information in compliance with PHI HIPAA policies and applicable regulations.
  • Maintains safe work environment and exhibits safe work practices.
  • Attend care plan meetings as assigned.
  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
  • Perform all other duties, as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/JOB TRAINING
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.

Experience
  • One year experience in a long-term care environment preferred.

Specific Requirements
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in this state.
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must posses the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the heath or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Registered Nurse

BASIC FUNCTIONS

The primary responsibility of your job position is to provide direct nursing care to residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Coordinate resident care with other departments.
  • Assist with training, supervision, appraisals and corrective action for nursing personnel.
  • Provide resident care according to physician orders.
  • Administer medications and treatments.
  • Communicate changes in resident's condition.
  • Perform administrative duties such as: completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.
  • Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.
  • Make rounds to assess quality of care performance and teamwork by employees, assuring quality service.
  • Complete accident/incident reports.
  • Participate in employee performance evaluations, determining your shift’s staffing requirements.
  • Make recommendations to the Nurse Supervisor concerning employee dismissals, transfers, etc.
  • Assist nursing management with budgetary development and control.
  • Coordinate adequate pharmaceutical supplies with consulting pharmacy.
  • Respond to family concerns and complaints.
  • Establish open lines of communication between all nursing personnel.
  • Assure that resident abuse does not occur.
  • Respond to all resident call bells regardless of assignment.
  • May act in the absence of the Director of Nursing or Administrator/Executive Director.
  • Maintain confidentiality and rights of resident, family, employee, and facility information in compliance with PHI HIPAA policies and applicable regulations.
  • Maintains safe work environment and exhibits safe work practices.
  • Attend care plan meetings as assigned.
  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
  • Perform all other duties, as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/JOB TRAINING
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.

Experience
  • One year experience in a long-term care environment preferred.

Specific Requirements
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must posses the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the heath or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

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