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LPN Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Lewiston
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring: Ascension Living, Our Lady of Peace has recently made a significant investment in its employees by raising the minimum starting wage to $20.25 an hour, apply today to see if you may qualify for more based on your experience!Title: Licensed Practical Nurse LPNSchedule: Part Time Evenings availableFacility: - Ascension Living Our Lady of PeaceLocation: 5285 Lewiston Rd, Lewiston NYSchedules will include hours every other weekend and some holidays.For us at Our Lady of Peace, work is more than the place we go each day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands our residents so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve. So, if you're looking for a home where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team by applying today!We are located on the Mount St. Mary's Campus on Lewiston Rd, Lewiston NY, Our Lady of Peace is one of the area's most complete long-term care facility offering Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation, and Memory Care. The 250-bed skilled nursing facility offers a full range of services in a caring, residential setting designed to meet the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of each resident.

  • One Ascension: We are One Ascension. - We share a drive to care for people and provide the best possible outcomes for our residents. - Personalize care is our calling and teamwork is the way we provide it.
  • Compensation/Benefits: -We care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. -Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance. - -In addition, you have an opportunity for advancement or relocation throughout your career with us.
  • Culture of Teamwork: -We encourage diversity of talent and thought; while offering the support of a multidisciplinary team. We work to build teams that respect each other. A team that respects each other feels good. We are on a mission to help people feel good, patients and associates.
  • Teamwork: -Our open, highly collaborative work environment allows associates to identify and share ideas across disciplines so we can all give better care. What You Will Do: As our LPN at Our Lady of Peace, you will make an enormous impact and form strong connections with your patients and their families!As an associate with Ascension Living, you'll join a team of professionals dedicated to person-centered, high-quality, compassionate care. - As a valued member of our care team, you'll work together to provide basic bedside care to long term care residents under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or physician, functioning within scope of practice and:
    • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).
    • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
    • Performs routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.
    • Educates 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:
      • Must possess Basic Life Support Certification credentials, -required.
      • Current New York State LPN License, -required.Education:
        • Graduate from an accredited school of Practical Nursing, required.Work Experience:
          • On the job training provided.
          • One (1) year medical-surgical skilled nursing home experience, preferred. Additional Preferences: Simply put, our team members provide exceptional care! - We can provide exceptional care by building exceptional teams - associates who are dedicated to being reliable, accountable, and compassionate. 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, citizenship, 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: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.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Buffalo , LPN Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Lewiston, New York

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