LPN Manager, Memory Care Assisted Living

The Nurse Manager LPN is responsible for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of resident centered care planning for the respective neighborhood to comply with Community Quality standards, State and Regulatory Compliance. Responsibilities include the development of all nursing service personnel, performance management, evaluation, monitoring staffing needs, policy and procedures, and communication with resident and family members. Maintains the Core Values that support the Christian Mission of Lutheran Senior Services, “Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest”.

Responsibilities
Plan, develop, organize, implement and evaluate Nursing Services program to ensure continuity of residents’ total regiment of care, in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines. Participate in pre-admission assessment data collection. Manage admissions, transfers, and discharge residents as required.

Support and evaluate and implement written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the care level.

Responsible for all aspects of care planning and documentation for respective neighborhood MDS.

In tandem with the Community Nurse Leader, maintains accurate staffing levels to meet Resident care needs, including monitoring of over time.

Monitor, evaluate, and recommend process improvements to meet Community quality, safety and risk management guidelines. Ensure compliance of reporting processes.

Monitor and evaluate staff development needs including orientation, performance management, and leading of self-directed work teams. Empower staff members to participate and promote Culture Change.

Responsible for safe medication practices including compliance with Community standards, state and federal regulations. Provide regular monitoring of nursing practice.

Promote an environment that meets safety and infection control guidelines and regulations including proper hand-washing techniques, resident proper transfer, proper lifting techniques, blood borne pathogens, protective equipment and fire and emergency standards.

Participate in the maintenance of the procedures for equipment and reporting hazardous conditions of equipment.

Ensure that all nursing service personnel are knowledgeable of the resident rights and responsibilities including CONFIDENTIALITY of all pertinent resident and employee information to assure their privacy are protected.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Current LPN license in state of practice
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
Must be CPR certified upon hire or within 31 days of beginning employment with LSS
One year experience in Medicare in a Nursing home environment preferred.
Must posses the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Must be knowledgeable and skilled in nursing medical practices and procedures with emphasis in the geriatric population.
Must be familiar with current laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.
Must posses the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care and personal growth.
Must maintain a high level of professionalism and a cheerful disposition and willingness to handle difficult situations.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The physical activities and demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk to hear.

The employee frequently is required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell.

The employee must be able to lift 50 lbs and push/pull 200lbs on wheels.

Working Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A well lighted and ventilated working area that has its own temperature control system (air conditioning and heat).

Is subject to emotionally upset residents, or family members.

Is willing to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.

Is subject to exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.

Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and Hepatitis B virus within guidelines of standard precautions.

Appropriate ergonomic and personal safety equipment is provided as needed.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by those assigned to this classification. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by those occupying this position.

The job description and job functions described herein are subject to possible modification by LSS in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

To apply: https://lssliving.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSS_External/job/Columbia-MO-Lenoir-Woods/LPN-Manager–Memory-Care-Assisted-Living—Lenoir-Woods_74421

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