Posted by Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook on 10/01/2015
Licensed Practical Nursing

Licensed Practical Nursing

Sanctuary at Holy Cross
Burtonsville, MD

Employment Type

Sanctuary at Holy Cross is part of our Trinity Senior Living Communities (TSLC), an affiliate of Trinity Health. TSLC operates 34 communities in four states with annual revenues of 165M. By following the Sanctuary Model for senior care, we honor the sacredness of every resident and the holiness of our work through uncompromising standards and services. We encourage fellowship and independence while serving seniors and their families with dignity and respect. Sanctuary at Holy Cross, a 145-bed long-term care facility, in Burtonsville, MD, has contingent openings for a Licensed Practical Nurse. The primary purpose of this job position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents and supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing shift staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our community to ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times.

General Responsibilities:
  • Direct the day-to-day functions of the nursing personnel assigned to you in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care community.
  • Cooperate with other resident services when coordinating nursing services to ensure that the resident's total regimen of care is maintained.
  • Participate in the development, maintenance, and implementation of the community's quality assurance program for the nursing service department.
  • Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as necessary.
  • Complete and file required record keeping forms/charts upon the resident's admission, transfer, and/or discharge.
  • Perform routine charting duties as required and in accordance with established charting and documentation policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician while observing the 5 rights of medication administration.
  • Review medication administration, treatment administration records for completeness of information, accuracy in the transcription of the physician's order, and adherence to stop order policies.
  • Make daily rounds of your neighborhood/unit/shift to ensure that all nursing service personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards.
Contingent candidates must be willing to work Monday - Friday and every other weekend, various shifts. Candidates are required to have current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse, and have two years' experience preferably in a long-term care or with geriatric population preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Must lead by example and possess superior customer service skills and professionalism. CPR/First Aid certification required. I-V Certification plus. In addition, candidates must complete a consecutive six days of new hire orientation scheduled Monday – Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm. Salary commensurate with experience ranging from $19.35- $29.91 per hour.

For immediate consideration, interested candidates should apply by visiting the careers tab on our Corporate website

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