Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Company: Legacy Healthcare
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: November 26, 2022
We are currently searching for L.P.N.'s to join our friendly,
caring and supportive team! -Avantara Park Ridge -is rapidly
growing and our team is looking to invest in L.P.N.'s by providing
opportunities to further your career and with the tools and
encouragement you need to succeed. The Licensed Practical Nurse
(L.P.N.) plays a critical role in providing superior customer
service and nursing care to all Guests and guests. The L.P.N.
provides supervision of staff and will safeguard the health, safety
and welfare of all Guests/guests under their care by following
applicable laws, regulations, and established nursing policies and
Now accepting LPN applications for -Full Time -and -Part Time -and
for the following shifts:
-Provides quality nursing care to Guests/guests in an environment
that promotes their rights, dignity and freedom of choice.
-Provides supervision to C.N.A's and all subordinate staff which
includes checking their work to ascertain that assignments have
-Assign all C.N.A's and other subordinate staff to Guests. Assign
break times and all regular and special assignments.
-Administer all parenteral, intramuscular and sub-cutaneous
-Administer medications within the scope of practice of the L.P.N.
Licensure. Maintain a current report of narcotics received and
-Review daily the documentation of the dispensing of the controlled
substances and narcotics. Ensure that drugs covered by controlled
substances laws are verified by inventory.
-Place pharmacy orders, for and administer all newly prescribed
medications and document.
-Carry out direct contemporaneous charting in your shift. Chart
detailed monthly evaluations of each Guest that reflect his/her
condition and progress.
-Responsible for all nursing care of assigned Guests while on duty.
Must notify appropriate persons if there is any significant change
in a Guest's condition or any transfer to a hospital.
-Ensure that Guest care plans are being followed and asses each
Guest's status in accord with their care plan.
-Round with physicians when needed.
-Administer or supervise all treatments prescribed by physicians
including but not limited to pressure ulcer care, Foley catheter
care, and hot and cold compounds.
-Supervise serving of prescribed diets and fluids intake and
immediately report any issues to the physician and DON/ADON.
-Must be knowledgeable of individual care plans and support the
care planning process by reporting specific information and
observations of the Guest's needs, preferences and report any
-Provide wound care when needed.
-Completes medical records documenting care provided and other
information in accordance with nursing policies while maintaining
-Assure that established infection control and standard precaution
practices are maintained when providing care. Follow established
safety precautions when preforming tasks and using equipment and
-Reports all hazardous conditions, damaged equipment and supply
issues to appropriate persons.
-Maintains the comfort, privacy and dignity of Guests/guests and
interacts with them in a manner that displays warmth, respect and
promotes a caring environment.
-Answer and respond to call lights promptly and courteously.
-Assist with new admissions, re-admissions and assist with the
transfer of Guests to different rooms within the facility.
-Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with
Guests/guests, visitors, families, peers and supervisors.
-Attend and participate in departmental meetings and in-services as
-Other Duties as Assigned
Required Education and Experience
-High school diploma or equivalent.
-Graduate from and accredited nursing program.
-Current State License as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
About Avantara Park Ridge
Avantara Park Ridge holds 5 STAR standard for 6 years. Named in the
US News & World Report as one of the Best Healthcare
Located in a quiet, residential neighborhood, immediately south of
Lutheran General Hospital, Avantara Park Ridge is the provider of
choice for post-hospital care in Chicago's northwest suburbs. At
Avantara Park Ridge, we've taken every aspect of the post-hospital
rehabilitation experience and exceed expectations in service and
We offer a warm, upscale setting that combines all the stylish
amenities of a boutique hotel, including large, graciously
appointed rooms, relaxing and inviting common areas, and a superior
level of service and personal attention. But, more importantly,
Avantara Park Ridge is a truly state-of-the-art healthcare facility
offering the most advanced post-hospital rehabilitation and care
available, in a therapeutic environment designed to help recover
strength and regain independence.
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