PT Nurse (LPN)

Frontier Management is seeking an outstanding Licensed Practical Nurse to join our Where the Heart Is Community in Burlington, Washington.
Frontier Management's portfolio of senior living communities spans throughout the United States with each community sharing a commitment to superior service and quality lifestyle for our residents within their own unique setting. Frontier's mission is to provide an enriched and meaningful experience for our residents, team members and community partners. If you are as committed and passionate about serving the needs of our senior residents as we are, we encourage you to apply and experience the Frontier Difference.
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) manages and controls all phases of resident medications, treatment, and care as assigned. Supervises the facility in the absence of the Administrator. Understands and implements the corporate mission and administers policies and procedures in such fashion so as to promote the desired business image of the community to residents, guest, and staff members. Insures compliance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations governing the facility. The LPN position requires a caring nature and willingness to care for the elderly.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
o The Licensed Nurse is delegated the authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out assigned tasks
o Provides status reports to in-coming nursing staff and obtains reports from out-going nursing staff
o Charts and maintains medical charts and/or progress notes all pertinent resident information
o Completes Incident/Accident report for resident and/or personnel as needed
o Maintains accurate, complete and confidential resident medication and care records according to established procedures
o Insures safe and comfortable accommodations of residents and responds to inquiries for information or assistance in a prompt and courteous manner
o Communicates as needed with doctors, families, and other appropriate parties, concerning resident status, change in status, need for appointment and other related needs
o Develops and maintains an excellent working relationship with staff, inter department personnel, as well as with other departments and facilities within the community
o Creates and maintains an excellent atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment
o Passes morning, afternoon, and evening medications staying with each resident until the medication is consumed, and charts appropriately
o Assists in all care of residents as needed
o Receives, records, and/or restocks all medications from pharmacy.
o Other duties as assigned
Other Requirements:
o Must meet state regulations for licensure and possess a current license issued by the state of Washington
o Minimum six months on the job experience as a licensed nurse required; experience providing care to seniors preferred
o Proficiency in English preferred
o Receives and maintains CPR certification
o A minimum of four years in clinical nursing practice required or long-term care administration or supervision required
o Supervisory/administrative experience preferred
o Must be able to easily lift and carry 50 lbs.

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