FIVE STAR QUALITY CARE INC Licensed Practical Nurse - SNF in DES MOINES, Iowa

Location InformationUnion Park Health Services is a beautiful community in Des Moines, IA, with more than 80 units offering skilled nursing care. Key ResponsibilitiesAt this time, we are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team!Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key function satisfactorily.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key functions.Institutes appropriate nursing intervention which might be required to stabilize a resident's condition and/or prevent complication.Makes daily resident rounds to interview physical and emotional status and to implement any required nursing interventions.Responds to resident and family concerns and ensures that each concern is documented and a resolution is initiated or communicated to appropriate staff.Coordinates admission, discharge and transfer of residents.Obtains report from nurse he or she is relieving, provides report to nurse coming on duty and keeps the charge nurse or others (as appropriate) informed about the status of residents and related matters.Qualifications:Current Licensed L.P.N., preferably with experience in long-term care of geriatric nursing2-4 Years of experience requiredCurrent CPR certification and additional certification in nursing specialty desiredAbility to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measureAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables Shift/HoursEvening About Five StarFive Star Senior Living Inc., a national healthcare and senior living provider headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, proudly offers the highest quality service and care with the warmth and hospitality of home. Founded in 2000, Five Star has two major operating division: Five Star Senior Living and AGEILITY Physical Therapy Solutions.The Five Star Senior Living division includes more than 280 Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care, Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Retirement Communities. With communities in over 30 states and more than 25,000 team members, Five Star is committed to maximizing our residents' independence and enhancing their lifestyles.The division provides both inpatient and outpatient services to over 150 communities. These services are provided both within Five Star and to customers externally. We offer Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy Services. Our specialty programs includes our Step up to Stop falls Program, "Connections" our memory care therapy program, and our executive functioning program that focuses on cognitive strategies aimed at keeping our residents independent in areas such as medication management and house hold functions.EEOC Five Star prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal requirements, Five Star complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has communities and/or facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.