51 East Fourth Street | The Plains, OH 45780
740.797.4561

Nursing Opportunities @ Hickory Creek!


October 9, 2018
Hickory Creek of Athens is 114 skilled nursing facility in The Plains, Ohio. We are currently hiring loving and compassionate LPN's that are committed to clinical excellence and resident satisfaction. We are a fun, team-based facility that loves our residents and love working together with our other team members to provide the highest quality care possible to our residents. If you want to join a great team, get great pay, and receive awesome benefits, apply now! We look forward to meeting you!

Sign on bonus $3000!

Responsibilites:
  • Coordinates resident care in conjunction with Administrator, Director of Nursing and other disciplines within Center to ensure quality care.
  • Maintains a high level of clinical competency, including on-going awareness of clinical best practices to align to regulatory requirements and organizations strategic plans.
  • Exercises effective decision making to maximize best clinical outcomes for residents.
  • Engages and partners with others to develop care plans and provide continuity of care to facilitate best outcomes for residents and clients.
  • Accountable for nursing compliance, excellence, and delivery of resident care in adherence with organization, local, state and federal regulations.
  • Completes admission documentation in a timely manner (vital signs, skin sheets, and etc., plus offer explanation and reinforcement of call light system, etc.).
  • Information is accurate, complete and completed on shift of admission.
  • Answer call lights and communicate needs to appropriate person when unable to independently meet the request.
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize call light request and to make certain all are taken care in a timely manner.
  • Administers scheduled medication to residents in a timely manner, ensuring proper and correct dosage is given.
  • Completes daily rounds with incoming shift.
  • Provides shift report to oncoming personnel, which is accurate, concise and pertinent to the resident’s care.
  • Coordinates the dissemination of resident information in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Coordinates resident care performed by others such as physical, speech and occupational therapies, trips to dialysis clinic, and others, insuring that the residents do not miss scheduled appointments.
  • Provides assistance to meet residents’ nutritional needs. This includes ensuring that the physician orders are followed through with regarding the appropriate diet received at meals, monitoring intake and assisting with feeding when needed.
  • Recognizes and corrects deviations from resident’s normal response to the nutritional plan.
  • Assures that the policies and procedures around confidentiality/rights of all residents and their care information are maintained.
  • Assists in MDS assessment, documentation and development of interdisciplinary plan of care and aids in maintaining, reviewing and updating the care plan
  • Completes the medication administration record and treatment administration record to manage the medication and treatment protocols per company policy and procedure.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and promote a drug-free workplace. We also offer a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and a voluntary 401(k) retirement savings plan.

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Our residents and their loved ones had a great time at the Holiday Dinner.





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