LPN

Fellowship Community Whitehall, Pennsylvania $22.00 to $26.00 per hour
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LPN

FT  & PT 

Whitehall, PA

Join the team of professionals at Fellowship Community where compassion for our residents is as important as our 5-Star CMS ratings.

The role of the LPN Team Leader is the coordination, planning, and delivery of resident care based on established interdisciplinary plans of care using the nursing process. LPN Team Leader provides clinical leadership and direction to the CNAs on the team to assure resident care is provided in accordance with the established policies and procedures of Fellowship Community, and within professional practice standards to assure quality resident care is achieved and that federal, state, local, and Joint Commission regulations are met. All assigned tasks are carried out in accordance with policy and procedures of Fellowship Manor and the Mission and Core Values of Fellowship Community.

 ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS 

§  A minimum of three (3) years of experience in long-term care or equivalent nursing leadership capacity preferred.

§  Knowledge of federal, state, and local skilled nursing regulations.

§    Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

§    Must be able to read, write, comprehend and speak English.

§  Intermediate computer skills required

§  Ability to organize, prioritize and provide direction in the care of residents.

§  Experience in nursing care of the geriatric resident and the geriatric resident with dementia.

§    Demonstrates effective leadership skills in delivery and coordination of resident care.

§  Possess the confidence and the initiative to respond to emergent situations.

§   Ability to prioritize, organize and address demanding needs as they arise.

§  Experience in performance reviews

§  Knowledge of HR laws

§  Demonstrated effective problem solving and clinical decision-making skills.

§   Certified in Basic Life Support. 

§   Must be able to see adequately to perform visual and qualitative physical and behavioral assessments of Geriatric residents and geriatric residents with dementia.

§   Must be able to communicate with persons who may be visually and/or hearing impaired.

§  Work performance reflects the essential elements of Fellowship Community’s Core Values

§  Successful Completion of Fellowship Community Orientation

§  Meets the requirements of the Pre-Hire Assessment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND COMPETENCIES

§  Assist in preserving a safe environment including but not limited to proper storage of materials, proper handling of soiled articles, proper discarding of disposables and infectious waste, knowledge of emergency procedures, prompt reporting of any unsafe condition, incident, or accident.

§  Carry out all procedures in a manner, which limits employee and resident exposure to potential infections.  All employees must use universal precautions when dealing with infectious wastes, blood or other potentially infectious materials.

§  Maintain confidentiality in all communications

§  Attend in-service training as required.

§  Completes Annual competencies

§  Maintains all licenses, certifications as required

§  Completes annual compliance and HIPAA training and exhibit behavior as set forth by the Compliance and Ethics program Code of Conduct in the performance of their duties.

  1. Adheres to the Organization’s Policies and Procedures regarding the Compliance Program of the organization and is timely in reporting any possible concerns.
  2. Follows all local, state, and federal regulations as they pertain to their position.

All Fellowship Community employees must be fully vaccinated against influenza and COVID 19. Fellowship Community may provide an exemption to any eligible employee with a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates receipt of the vaccine or on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief and practice. 

Fellowship Community is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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