Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Long Term Care, NIghts, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Mount St. Vincent in Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
This position provides professional nursing services to residents using a resident-directed social model. Primary functions are assessment of resident health status and service needs, acting as a consultant for residents and families regarding health issues and medications, and limited direct nursing services as defined by program policies.
In this position you will:
Understands, articulates and practices a resident-directed social model of care for assisted living and provides health care services according to this model.
Participates in the pre-move health assessment of potential residents, including a review of the history and physical paperwork, and meeting with the resident and family/friends during the final interview for a face-to-face assessment and initial service planning for health services.
Using a team approach, determines appropriate medication service category(s) for residents both at the time of move-in and on an ongoing basis.
Assists medication coordinator with Medication Assistance services including medication log in, labeling of cards and bags, maintenance of med supply for resident assistants, entering orders into EMR, setting up MARs for resident assistance, management of back-up supply and ordering meds when needed.
Administers medications per physician order, including maintenance of accurate records for medication administration.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Associate's Degree in LPN
Two (2) years post-license nursing experience
Current Washington State nursing license
National Provider BLS - American Heart Association (Vendor Managed)
Hand in Hand Assisted Living staff: Certificate of completion of Dementia and Mental Health specialty training or able to obtain within 90 days of hire
Supportive Care SJR staff: Nurse Delegation Certificate
Preferred qualification for this position include:
- Experience working with older adults
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Mount St. Vincent is a vibrant, elegant and innovative living care community for primarily older adults that celebrates life, living and individual capability. We are West Seattle's largest employer with nearly 500 employees representing more than 27 countries of origin. "The Mount" is home to more than 400 people who need some type of assistance with daily living or are in need of 24-hour care. Programs offered include assisted living apartments, skilled nursing in specially designed neighborhoods, short-stay sub-acute care, an adult day program and the Intergenerational Learning Center for child care of infants and preschool age children.
At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.
About the Team
Providence Home and Community Care (HCC) is a service line within Providence with over 8,000 caregivers and 2,000 volunteers serving nearly 200,000 people a year, in their homes, in clinics and in a variety of congregate living ministries across our seven-state footprint.
HCC provides a full range of services and support for people of all ages, especially those facing chronic or life-limiting illnesses. Our core competencies include restorative care, longitudinal care and care through the end of life. Our service lines include assisted living/skilled nursing/rehabilitation, home health, home infusion/pharmacy services, home medical equipment, hospice and palliative care, Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), personal home services/private duty care and supportive housing.
We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.
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Requsition ID: 114957
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Schedule: Full time
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 3302 SKILLED NURSING CARE WA PMSV 4TH FLOOR
Address: WA Seattle 4831 35th Ave SW
Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.