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Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN

Avamere

This is a Contract position in Lake Oswego, OR posted December 7, 2020.

Overview

Come work for one of Oregon’s 2018 Most Admired Companies!

Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN

Full-Time/Part-Time Day Shifts Available

Part-Time Evening Shift Available

The Pearl at Kruse Way
4550 Carman Drive
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
(503) 675-6055

Covid-19 Response

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants.

Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

Responsibilities

  • Complete required record keeping in regards to your role in admitting, transferring and discharging residents.
  • Coordinate with nursing staff and support personnel daily to plan the shifts’ services, programs and activities to ensure the resident’s total regimen of care is maintained.
  • Prepare and administer medications and review medication cards for completeness and accuracy.
  • Review resident care plans for appropriate resident goals, problems, approaches and revisions based on nursing needs.
  • Plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Provide leadership to nursing personnel and make daily rounds of your unit to ensure staff is providing direct care in accordance with resident’s care plan and wishes.
  • Develop and maintain rapport with nursing staff, other department personnel, residents, family members, and all other individuals involved in resident’s care.
  • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LPN in this state.
  • Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
  • Must chart nurses’ notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident and resident’s response to care.
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records and computer documentation systems.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

Perks

  • Tuition assistance
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Employee assistance program featuring discounts on gym memberships, financial coaching, counseling services, and more
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Paid time off
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage

Facility Information

The Pearl at Kruse Way is a 74-bed skilled nursing community caring for seniors in the Lake Oswego, Oregon area. Their services include: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, respite care , and an enhanced memory care unit.

The Pearl at Kruse Way team members value the warm, inviting atmosphere and culture of the community. Several employees have taken advantage of some of their many professional development opportunities, including tuition assistance and mentorship. Team members are also recognized through an employee of the month program.

Employees give back locally with their support of the Alzheimer’s Association and National Charity League.

The Pearl at Kruse Way’s dedication to quality care defines their culture. Their Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the National Health Care Association and their 4-star Medicare rating both stand as a testament to their efforts to provide outstanding quality care. The American Health Care Association also recognized The Pearl at Kruse Way for quality care as part of the Quality Initiative Recognition Program .

Get to know more about the Pearl at Kruse Way on th eir blog and Facebook .

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