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Westminster St. Augustine

This is a Contract position in Saint-Augustine, FL posted February 18, 2021.

Located in the heart of World Golf Village, Westminster St. Augustine is currently accepting applications for the position of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). As a part of the Nursing Team, this individual will provide direct nursing care to residents as well as supervise day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants and staff nurses in accordance with state and federal standards. As part of the Westminster Family, this position is vital in supporting our Nursing Team.

EOE, DFWP – “We honor those who have served.”
 

For full-time employees we offer:

  • Medical – three plan options
  • Wellness credit opportunity of $50 per pay period
  • Dental – three plan options
  • Vision
  • Short Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Plans for medical and dependent care
  • Basic Life & AD&D Insurance – benefit amount is three times annual salary
  • Long Term Disability – premium paid by company
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance – available to employee, spouse and child(ren)
  • Voluntary Group Accident and Voluntary Group Critical Illness
  • Health Advocate – free assistance with resolving healthcare and insurance related issues
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan and Profit Sharing Plan
  • PTO Hours (hours can be sold in 20 hour increments as long as 80 hours remain afterwards)
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Paid Jury Duty
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – free counseling for employees and their families
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program (after 1 year of service)
  • Resident Employee Scholarship Program
  • Resident Christmas Fund for employees
  • Foundation Mercy Fund
  • Free Flu Shots and Hepatitis B vaccinations
  • Discounted Meals
  • Tickets at Work – discount pricing on travel and entertainment options
  • Free Parking
  • Training & Career growth

For part-time employees we offer:

  • Consistent scheduling
  • Paid Time Off (PTO hrs can be sold in 20 hr increments as long as 80 hrs remain afterwards)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Resident Scholarship Program to assist in furthering education
  • Free Flu Shots and Hepatitis B Vaccinations
  • Discounted meals
  • Resident Christmas Fund for Employees
  • Tickets at Work – discount pricing on travel and entertainment options
  • Free parking
  • Training & Career growth

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The LPN must comply with all applicable rules, policies, standards, and guidelines related to employment with Westminster Services and its communities including:

  1. Supervise CNA’s as the Charge Nurse; ensure that CNA’s are following physician orders.
  2. Implement resident care based on physician orders. Evaluate care and communicate with doctors for updates of orders (PRN). Complete admission documentation in ECS.
  3. Assist with the evaluation of residents for medical needs/changes. Assist with planning resident care based on physician orders. Enter physician orders into ECS.
  4. Ensure that residents are receiving their medication based on doctor’s orders/complete medication pass.
  5. Maintain the medication cart including audit procedures for PRN medication and controlled medicines as defined by the nursing standards.
  6. Perform skin evaluations and skin treatment as required by skin treatment protocols. Monitor blood glucose, temperature, and blood pressure.
  7. Assist patients/residents with Activities of Daily Living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, transferring, ambulating, toileting, and other resident needs.

The above job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the assignments and responsibilities assigned to any employee; nor are such assignments restricted to those precisely listed in this description. This job description may change from time to time as the needs of the organization change.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Must be currently licensed in the State of Florida as a License Practical Nurse. A minimum of year as a supervisor is required. Must be CPR Certified. ALL APPLICANT’S PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR CURRENT PROFESSIONAL FL CNA LICENSE AND CPR CERTIFICATION WITHIN YOUR APPLICATION TO EXPEDITE THE PROCESS.

Experience and Basic Knowledge: One year of long-term care is desirable. Med-surg, Home Health experience helpful. In addition, experience working with the handicapped or developmentally disabled adults preferred.

Physical and Environmental Requirements. The physical activities of this position involve: Fingering, lifting up to 40 lbs., standing, grasping, pushing, stooping, kneeling, reaching

Sensory and communicative activities with or without prosthetics of this position are: Feeling, smelling, hearing, speaking, seeing, tasting

 An individual in this position will be exposed to: Inside environmental conditions, blood borne pathogens, physical hazards using equipment, respiratory hazards

Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of this position.

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • CPR Certified
  • LPN