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Licensed Practical Nurse – LPN

Prestige Care, Inc.

This is a Contract position in Chugiak, AK posted April 18, 2021.

What does the Licensed Practical Nurse do?:Ever wanted to work in an environment where you get to know your patients (we call them residents!) and their families not just for a few days, but for months, sometimes years at a time? Want to work in a home-like, relaxed setting where you can truly focus on care? In our Licensed Practical Nurse role, you will be assisting in the delivery of nursing services to residents, charting in our EMR system, and ultimately collaborating with other healthcare providers to best serve our residents. In this job, every day you will… 1. Supervises nonprofessional staff in the daily delivery of resident care, schedules job assignments and develops nursing unit priorities and assists in identifying substitutes for staff absences. 2. Monitors work assignments, provides feedback, evaluates performance, and redirects services as directed by Resident Care Manager or Director of Nursing Services of pertinent problems. 3. Prepares or assists with new admissions, transfers, and discharges, providing direct resident care as determined by resident condition. 4. Completes treatments and procedures, as ordered by the physician, and within scope of practice and related training while observing resident condition and reporting changes to physician and Resident Care Manager. 5. Evaluates and records residents’ needs and responses to medications and administers medications as ordered by the physician and directs medication aides accordingly. 6. Completes incident forms, transcribes and carries out physician orders and notifies family and physician as directed. 7. Documents all pertinent information on interdisciplinary notes and 24-Hour D.N.S. report form, and documents medications, treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records. Education Experience you need to qualify: * An active LPN certificate or Associate Degree in Nursing.* Must have a current, unencumbered LPN license in the state you would be practicing in.* Minimum of 1 year working in geriatric nursing, including experience with medication administration, delivery systems and pharmacies.* Excellent written and oral communication and motivational skills are essential to success.* Ability to creatively problem-solve in both resident care and employee management situations.Why join the Prestige Care Family in the Licensed Practical Nurse role and what can we offer you?* We are a 35+ year old, family owned and operated organization that has a strong promote from within culture.* The ability to know your patients (we call them residents!) and their families not just for a few days but long term.* A defined career path – you can start and build a long term and rewarding career with us.* Education reimbursement* Robust and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, EAP, 401k match, employer paid life and disability insurance, and more.* Accessible and engaging regional operations and nursing support staff to bounce ideas off of, get additional guidance, and partnership to allow you to be a high performer. Ways you can advance beyond the Licensed Practical Nurse role: Once you master this role, you could consider the Charge Nurse (LPN), Resident Care Manager (LPN), Assistant Health Services Director (assisted living), Health Services Director (in some markets) and other roles which require a higher level of education with Prestige Care. EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED – At Prestige, it is our promise to personally touch lives every day. It is a philosophy of caring based on our core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect, that are at the center of all that we do. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents all of us, coming from different experiences, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints. Inclusion is the way we treat one another and how we celebrate what makes us different. Prestige Care and Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage:THE LOCATION: Located in East Anchorage at 9100 Centennial Circle, the 102-bed skilled nursing care community at Prestige Care Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage boasts an exceptional leadership team, numerous recent awards for quality of care, and a commitment to employee satisfaction. If you are looking for a fun, teamwork-focused culture in a home-like environment (with the occasional parking lot moose!), look no further!: At Prestige Care Anchorage we recognize that managers on the ground are what really drive work culture and are committed to our belief in “working managers”—no leaders missing-in-action here! The Anchorage leadership team is invested in a promote-from-within mentality and their dedication to staffing excellence is evident—zero use of agency staff two years in a row! Additionally, our team members enjoy an amazing benefits package and generous PTO plan (take a month in your first year).: Under the leadership of Senior Administrator Tammy Rose, team members of Prestige Care Anchorage take pride in acknowledgement at a national and state-level for their commitment to the health and well-being of their residents and patients. In addition to receiving Overall 5 Stars Quality Rating from CMS, Prestige Care Anchorage was recently recognized for the following:* 2020 Long Term Care Frontline Fighters Patient Safety Award – Alaska State Hospital Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA)* 2020 Tier 3 Certificate of Achievement Quality Initiative Recognition Program – AHCA/NCAL* 2020, 2018 National Quality Bronze Award – AHCA/NCAL* 2020-21 Best Nursing Home – US News* 2019, 2018 Nursing Home Quality Excellence Award – Mountain-Pacific Quality Health* 2018 Innovation in Transformation Award – ASHNHA As a team member at Prestige Care Anchorage, you join a group dedicated to community involvement and support. Our robust partnerships with University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su and Anchorage School Districts, and Nightingale College provide great clinical experiences for CNA and nursing students—we also have our own in-house CNA program! We also participate in a variety of events yearly based on staff and resident interests—past events have included Polar Plunge for Special Olympics, Fur Rondy’s Outhouse Races and Running of the Reindeer, and Relay for Life.: THE COMPANY Prestige Care is a family of over 75 skilled nursing + post-acute care centers, as well as assisted living and memory care communities in 8 Western states. We are an organization of over 5,000 team members who serve thousands of residents, where we have the privilege of personally touching their lives every day. We have four core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect that guide everything that we do. With a strong commitment to career development and advancement, Prestige Care is an employer that can help you achieve your career goals and objectives. With a healthcare career at Prestige Care, you will enjoy a collaborative, team-oriented environment where your work truly matters at the end of every day.::