Ascension Health LPN Program Nurse in Freeport, Illinois
We Are Hiring
Saint Joseph Center, part of Ascension Living, is looking for a caring and compassionate LPN Program Nurse to join the Adult Day Center team! Located in a tranquil setting close to major Freeport roads, Presence Saint Joseph Center is easily accessible. Our Adult Day Center hosts care for loved ones who are able to live at home but need support with meals, activities and maintaining a healthy network of friends.
Full-time Program Nurse (LPN) Opening1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)Day Shift 7:30 AM to 4 PMHours are Monday through Friday, now weekends or holidays
What You Will Do
In this role, you'll lead a team dedicated to person-centered, compassionate care to provide the clients participating in the Adult Day Center programming, basic nursing care and medication administraton, functioning within scope of license. As a valued memeber of the care team, you'll:
Administer medications and observe patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
Educate patients/families about disease treatment plan including self-care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.
Assure 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 required.
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date, required.
- High school diploma or GED required.
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, 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.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease 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.
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