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LPN Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Ascension
Location: Independence
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

St. Joseph Place, an Ascension Living community, is looking for a caring and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join the team! This beautiful 102-bed community located in Overland Park, KS, offers skilled nursing and both long and short-term care.

 

Available Shifts

Full time, Days

Full time, Nights

 

Why join St. Joseph Place?

  • $3,000 SIGN-ON BONUS for eligible full-time positions
  • COMPETITIVE shift differentials
  • Be part of a great team and culture
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Generous PTO, excellent (and affordable) medical, dental, vision and retirement (with a match)
  • Flexible scheduling and student friendly
  • Tuition reimbursement, discount programs and more

 

Working at St. Joseph Pace is definitely more than just a job, too. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering high-quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the local community. We make every effort to help our residents feel comfortable, respected and loved. Simply put, our team members provide exceptional care!  We provide exceptional care by building exceptional teams - associates who are dedicated to being reliable, accountable, and compassionate.

What You Will Do:

As an LPN at St. Joseph Place, you will provide basic bedside care to long term care patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or physician, functioning within scope of license.

  • Contribute to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Administer medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Perform routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.
  • Educate patients/families about disease treatment plan including self-care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care. Assures resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate. 
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date, required. 

 

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

As a subsidiary of Ascension, Ascension Living is committed to providing services, amenities, opportunities and support, so seniors can enjoy living healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage.

We’re the second-largest nonprofit system in the U.S. Our living choices include independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitative care and long-term skilled nursing care.

More than 10,000 adults live in our 54 senior living communities, which are located in 12 states, and Washington, D.C. Also, more than 5,500 associates are employed by Ascension – professional, compassionate individuals who believe in empowering people to age successfully.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Living is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension Living will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension Living will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

 

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Keywords: Ascension, Independence , LPN Licensed Practical Nurse, Other , Independence, Missouri

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