Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center & Hospital Licensed Practical Nurse - Household - Career Ladder in Baltimore, Maryland
Licensed Practical Nurse - Household - Career Ladder
Experience is preferred
Household units provide long-term care for patients. Households are comprised of six units with 14 private bedrooms in each. HH are equipped with a fireplace; central kitchen and dining area with a private chef who comes in daily, to ensure that residents can eat breakfast and lunch according to their personal preferences; den with books and a large-screen television; and a washer and dryer so that staff can wash residents' clothing separately. Staff members in HH must be compassionate, motivated and dedicated to helping others in need.
Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse/Director of Nursing, the Licensed Practical Nurse utilizes a general understanding of the principles of nursing and basic physical assessment skills in the development of and implementation of individualized nursing care plans to ensure that the needs of the residents are met. Attends to the daily operations of the unit on a per shift, unit level, and assumes responsibilities of a leadership role as needed.
Requirements: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field; Less than one year experience; Graduate of accredited school of nursing (diploma). License for Practical Nursing and AHA CPR Certification. Basic computer skills; Synquest; IV Pump; Phillips Monitoring System; Accucheck; EKG Machine, Specialty Bed Operation. Levindale Patient Care Services offers a Nursing Career Ladder that allows opportunities for advancement and development of Registered Nurses. The Clinical Career ladder level for new hires will be determined through defined ladder criteria during the hiring process.
Part of LifeBridge Health, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital has been carrying out its vision for nearly 125 years to provide quality health care and forward-looking programs for people who are elderly or disabled. It was the first facility in Maryland to implement the Eden Alternative program for elder care. Levindale is a smoke-free workplace. M/F/PV/IWD Employer
Household #1 - L1901