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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse (PRN)

Company: Cedar Ridge Village
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Cedar Ridge Village is an innovative , beautiful, 5 star, boutique style senior living community. Our mission is simple: to enrich the lives of our residents through purpose, passion & joy in life! Our Community offers several levels of living including: independent living, assisted living, short-term rehab, and long-term care.

In addition to our commitment to provide quality care to our residents, we are also committed to providing a great work environment for our Team Members.

Shifts : In general we offer 4, 8 and 12 hour shifts for our RN and LPN positions. We have openings for full-time (30+ hours weekly) and part-time (up to 29 hours weekly) positions.

  • Days: 6am-2:30 pm
  • Evenings: 2pm-10:30pm
  • Nights: 10pm-6:30am
    Benefits : We value and are grateful for our Team Members. Below is a snapshot of our benefits to foster health and happiness for our team:
    • Health, Dental, & Vision Care Plans with company cost share (full-time only)
    • Company paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that includes counseling sessions for Team Members and their Family.
    • 401(k) with company match
    • PTO
    • Holiday Premium Pay
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Competitive Wages & Shift Differentials
    • Referral Bonus
    • Service Award Bonus
    • Career Path Development
    • Tuition Assistance & Certification Course Payment
    • Fun & engaging team environment
      If you're in search of a family based organization with a culture of care and you have a passion for seniors - keep reading!


      We are seeking a dedicated LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse (PRN) to join our team! The PRN LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse plans, organizes, and assists in the provision of direct and indirect resident care following established policies and procedures. Orients, instructs, and supervises personnel. Has the ability to communicate effectively and advocate for Elder centered/directed care to team members, families, physicians, allied health professionals and the at large community.

      • Ensure provision of quality nursing care in accordance with Federal, State, and Company requirements based on acuity of residents.
      • Make daily rounds to see all residents to ascertain condition and comfort.
      • Follow safety policies in performing nursing care.
      • Initiate procedures to protect resident from injury and infection.
      • Perform resident assessments as condition warrants, specifically in regards to admissions, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and instituting appropriate interventions.
      • Develop, implement, and evaluate plans of care to include, but not be limited to, recognition of spiritual, emotional, psychosocial, and functional factors.
      • Implement restorative nursing care in the area of self-care deficits relating to activities of daily living.
      • Encourage and assist residents in self-care and group activities.
      • Monitor nursing personnel compliance to nursing policies and procedures and competency of clinical skills, evaluating nursing staff job performance with direction from DON.
      • Initiate emergency measures according to community facility policy and within standards of nursing practice.
      • Implement nursing interventions as indicated by the Residents Plan of Care or as ordered by the Physician.
      • Communicate with the Physician as indicated by resident needs or status and assure follow-through; maintain hand-off communications with oncoming shift regarding resident care needs.
      • Maintain acceptable standards of nursing practice.
      • Maintain all documentation as required by Federal and State regulations, and community facility policy.
      • Monitor inventory of supplies, equipment and/or medications to meet resident needs.
      • Assist in the evaluation and development of nursing procedures, and in orienting and educating of nursing staff.

        Qualifications :

        The LPN must be a graduate from an accredited school, be currently licensed in Iowa without encumbrance, be responsible for maintaining professional licensure and CEU requirements. Preferably 1-2 years of previous nursing experience as a Charge Nurse in Long Term Care and/or a Skilled Nursing Facility. Ability to assess and implement interventions for resident care based on standards of nursing practice and principles of nursing care. Must be currently CPR certified.

        Our Community is a part of a family of Retirement Communities which include:
        • Colonial Village, Overland Park, KS
        • Maggie's Place of Colonial Village, Overland Park, KS
        • Westchester Village, Lenexa KS
        • Linden Woods Village, Gladstone, MO
        • Prairie Vista Village, Altoona, IA
        • Terrace Glen Village, Marion, IA
        • Cedar Ridge Village, West Des Moines, IA
        • Northridge Village, Ames, IA
        • Kennybrook Village, Grimes, IA
        • Scenic Living Communities, Iowa Falls, IA
          We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability of any other characteristic protected by law. Our family of retirement communities are proud to be a tobacco-free campus, including but not limited to electronic cigarettes. We follow CMS and CDC protocols and guidelines.

Keywords: Cedar Ridge Village, West Des Moines , LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse (PRN), Healthcare , West Des Moines, Iowa

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