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Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) provide direct care for residents whether they are sick, injured, convalescent, and/or disabled, all under the direction of physicians, and registered nurses.� They help to evaluate residents� needs, develop care plans, and supervise the care provided by nursing aides, all in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.� Reports to the Director of Nursing (DON) or other Nursing Supervisor.
Certificates & Licenses
Must be currently registered/licensed with applicable state.� Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain it during orientation.� CPR certification must remain current during employment.
Skills & Abilities
Candidates should be computer literate and have the ability to learn and operate proprietary software used in the management and delivery of nursing services.
Candidates must also possess the ability to communicate with residents and other facility staff.� They must be able to speak, write, read and follow instructions in English, and successfully pass a criminal background check as well as pass any state-specific abuse/fraud registry check.
Required ExperienceOne year of geriatric nursing experience preferred.Required EducationMust have an LPN license from an accredited LPN program.Other Job Details
* Job Listing Start Date: 2013-03-01 00:00:00
* Job Listing Close Date: 2013-03-31 00:00:00
* Job Type: Full-Time
* Pay Type: Hourly
* Openings: 2
Name: Life Care Centers of America
Description: Life Care Centers of America is a privately owned operator of retirement and health care centers. Life Care manages more than 270 facilities throughout 28 states -- including retirement communities, assisted-living facilities, and nursing homes -- and provides specialized services such as home health care, as well as occupational, speech, and physical therapies. Additional services include adult day care, hospice, short-term care, and wound care. In addition, Life Care operates centers specifically for people with Alzheimer\'s disease or related dementia.Application Information
Apply In Person At: Life Care Center of Punta Gorda
Attention: Wendy Kelley DON450 Shreve St.Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Job Ref Code: MMJ0010
Life Care Centers of America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a federal contractor, Life Care is required by the US Department of Labor to solicit EEO information including race, gender and veteran status from all individuals seeking employment. Every job seeker is required to complete and return an EEO self ID form, along with a job application. Any information regarding a job seekerÕs race, gender or veteran status is not considered in the hiring and selection process. EEO information is requested on a voluntary basis; however, submitting an EEO form along with a completed job application is not optional. You may obtain an application and an EEO form by contacting the facility using the contact information contained in this job posting.
Life Care may at its discretion, open or close job openings with or without notice. RŽsumŽs, whether solicited or unsolicited, and/or other expressions of interest are not sufficient to be considered a job applicant. To be considered for employment: 1) there must be an active opening for which you meet the minimum qualifications for the job; 2) you must complete, sign and submit a Life Care job application for that specific job; and, 3) you must submit a signed EEO self-ID form. All signed and completed documents or forms must be sent to Life Care through the approved process shown on this listing.
Job Company: Life Care Center of Punta Gorda