Vivage / WellAge

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

    Job Locations US-CO-Monument
    Requisition ID
    2018-2750
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    Jackson Creek Senior Living

    About Us

    Jackson Creek Senior Living is the vision of a group of individuals and organizations who sought to bring a quality and vibrant senior lifestyle to the Tri-Lakes area. The result is a new community opening in fall 2018, ready to serve and support your individual retirement choices. Located in the heart of it all, Jackson Creek Senior Living is a full-service senior community with independent living apartments, assisted living apartments and a memory care neighborhood.

    Locally Owned, Designed and Built

    Jackson Creek Senior Living is owned by local companies who shared a vision for senior living in Monument that would be unique to the local community, and not a template reproduced in other markets. Owners include Colorado Structures, Inc., of Colorado Springs. Established in 1978, CSI is a general contractor providing general contracting, construction management and design-build services. More than 90 percent of its business comes from repeat customers, a sign of quality workmanship. Minority owners for Jackson Creek include Greenwood Capital and Vivage Senior Living. All organizations are Colorado based and committed to excellence in senior living, including our architects and interior designers.

    Managed by WellAge Senior Communities

    Jackson Creek Senior Living is operated and managed by WellAge Senior Communities. A division of Vivage Senior Living, WellAge is a recognized, quality senior living manager, located in Colorado. Its experience includes senior independent housing, assisted living care and specialized programs for persons with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other types of memory loss and a community to developing communities that focus on the mind, body and spirit of residents living in these communities.

    Responsibilities

    Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

      • Do you have a passion for caring for others?
      • Are you an individual who takes responsibility and follows through?
      • Do you like to deliver high quality service to others?
      • Are you detailed oriented and like to follow through on your promises?

    Be a part of our new Senior Living community Jackson Creek Senior Living. Located in Monument nestled high on the beautiful Palmer Divide, Jackson Creek Senior Living is launching an expansive 127,885 square foot three-story design on 6.4 scenic acres. The community will offer 27 independent living apartments, 80 assisted living units and 30 memory care units and includes onsite parking with garages, surrounded by decorative landscaping and gardens. The elegant design gives a natural “Colorado feel” with colors of autumn orange, browns and grey surrounded by ornamental grasses and local perennials.

     

    Amenities will include a dedicated focus on wellness, including a 24-hour onsite nurse, state-of-the-art call system, wander-management technology, clinic, therapy gym as well as personalized lifestyle recreation and leisure offerings. Jackson Creek will offer a variety of chef-prepared culinary and dining experiences and outdoor lifestyle experiences include walking paths with access to regional nature trails, decorative water features, and garden and horticulture areas. Jackson Creek will offer its own radio station, a convenient dog wash area and a hearing loop in select areas.

     

    The Licensed Practical Nurse, under the supervision of a professional nurse, (RN), render nursing care to residents; observe and report symptoms and conditions; take and accurately record temperature, respiration's, pulse, and blood pressure. The LPN also assist in the administering of medications and record reactions; maintain records reflecting the resident’s conditions; bathe and help acutely ill residents; and assist in improving the welfare of residents. The person holding this position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.



    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Resident Care Duties: 60% time

      • Assist with counseling residents and families.
      • Provide nursing care in accordance with the community and nursing policies and procedures.
      • Assist in coordinating residents’ dietary needs with the Executive Chef.
      • Assume responsibility for residents assign his/her care, including regular bed checks to ensure that no resident is left unattended or permitted to wander from the premises and insure that resident call lights are answered promptly.
      • Report incidents of suspected resident abuse immediately.
      • Assist the Wellness Director to develop and maintain an up-to-date individual service plan for each resident.
      • Engage with residents, families and visitors with genuine interest and tact.
      • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or scheduled form.

     

    Department Management Duties: 20% time

      • Promote inter-departmental relationships.
      • Assist with the orientation and training personnel.
      • Responsible for supervision of care managers.
      • Coordinate state required training with Wellness Director/Executive Director to ensure regulatory requirements.
      • Direct supervision of care giving and coordination of health care needs within the community.
      • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions and procurement manuals.
      • Deal with a variety of situations where only limited standardization exists

     

    Resident Medical Duties: 20% time

      • Prepare and administer medications according to procedure and be aware of pharmacological and therapeutic effect.
      • Record nursing information on resident’s service plan and clinical records, including nursing notes, graphic sheets, medications and treatment records, transcribe physician orders.
      • Maintain ongoing communication with the resident, resident’s family and physician regarding the resident’s medical needs.
      • Ensure all infection control guidelines are met.
      • Coordinate additional health services the resident may need.
      • Review changes in residents’ condition with the Wellness Director, Executive Director and residents’ physician.

    Qualifications

    TALENT:

     

    Executing

      • Detail oriented and follow through
      • Prioritize and multitask priorities
      • Ability to respond quickly to others needs

    Relationship Building

      • Works well with residents, staff, family and others
      • Understands each person as an individual
      • Have a caring attitude and sincere interest in others
      • Ability to foster teamwork
      • High customer services oriented

    Influencing

      • Communicates clearly and effectively

    Thinking

      • Asks great questions and is curious
      • Possess the ability to solve practical problems
      • Solve problems effectively
      • Demonstrates the ability to process information quickly

    SKILLS:

      • Personal computing and word processing software
      • Effectively communicate in the English language and follow written and verbal instructions

    KNOWLEDGE:

      • Continuing education as required by law
      • Attend in-service educations within the community
      • As required to obtain state nursing license

    JOB KNOWLEDGE:

      • Procedures and techniques involved in administering simple treatments and providing related bedside resident-care service.
      • Understanding of standard techniques used in providing personal services for resident and in caring for equipment and supplies.
      • Good understanding of basis of asepsis and sterile techniques to avoid infection of residents and self or contamination of equipment and supplies.
      • Awareness of the assessment process, and the development and execution of care plans
      • Perform duties in accordance with established methods and techniques and in conformance with recognized standards

    EXPERIENCE:

      • Minimum of 2-years of experience working with elderly

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

      • Recommended and encouraged

    LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS:

      • Current nursing license issues by appropriate state licensing agency

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

      • Talking/hearing
      • Walk using hands to finger, handle or feel
      • Reach with hands and/or arms
      • Stand, sit, stoop, kneel and crouch
      • Regularly lift and or move up to 10#, frequently up to 25#, and occasionally up to 50#
      • Close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

    WORK AREA ENVIRONMENT:

      • Residents suites, medication rooms, offices and other areas throughout the community.

    CLASSIFICATION:

      • Non-exempt

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled

     

    No Agencies or Affiliates, please

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