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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Pueblo Springs Rehabilitation Center in Tucson, AZ at Ensign Services

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tucson, AZ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/25/2018

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Shift: All Shifts Available!
Licensure: Arizona LPN License

About the Company
Pueblo Springs Rehabilitation Center is affiliated with Bandera Health care, which has 26 skilled nursing facilities in Arizona and 7 in the Tucson market. These operations have no corporate headquarters or traditional management hierarchy. Instead, they operate independently with support from the “Service Center,” a world-class service team that provides the centralized legal, human resource, training, accounting, IT and other resources necessary to allow on-site leaders and caregivers to focus on day-to-day care and business issues in their facilities and operations.

About the Opportunity
The right candidate will posses an ownership attitude, a high degree of initiative and view no task as too large or too small. The Registered Nurse/ Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing direct nursing care to the residents.  Such care must be delivered in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services designee.

Job Responsibilities

  • Inform nursing personnel of new admissions, their expected time of arrival, room, assignment, etc.
  • Ensure that rooms are ready for new admissions.
  • Greet newly admitted residents upon admission and participate in the orientation of new residents/family members to the facility.
  • Make rounds with physicians as appropriate.
  • Requisition and arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services, as ordered by the physician, and in accordance with established procedures.
  • Consult with the resident’s physician in providing the resident’s care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc., as appropriate.
  • Cooperate with and coordinate social and activity programs with nursing service schedules.
  • Notify the resident’s attending physician when the resident is involved in an accident or incident.
  • Carry out restorative and rehabilitative programs, to include self-help and care.
  • Administer services within the applicable scope of nursing practice, which may include: catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy, and drainage bags, taking blood, giving massages and range of motion exercises, care for the dead/dying, etc., as appropriate and in accordance with applicable standards.

Job Requirements

  • •Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in this state.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  •  Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  •  Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  •  Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.

Benefits:

In addition to hiring Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who exhibit the above qualities that help us create a world class culture, we offer competitive wages, mentorship and training for new graduates, tuition reimbursement, dependent care and public transportation FSAs, cell phone and movie ticket discounts, 401(k) with matching contributions, career advancement opportunities, and medical, dental, and health insurance. Take a look at these benefits (and more!) at www.ensignbenefits.com

Apply Today!

Pueblo Springs Rehabilitation Center

5545 East Lee Street
Tucson, AZ 85712

http://pueblosprings.com

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The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.

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