The Household Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works in partnership with the Household Team. The Household LPN promotes guests and residents well-being and satisfaction by supporting person-centered and guest-/resident-directed care. The Household LPN participates in assessing planning implementing and evaluating nursing care and provides for the emotional and physical comfort and safety of the guests/residents and their families and is a role model for professional nursing practices. As an employee of the Household the LPN is considered a versatile worker and is cross-trained in different functions of the Household within scope of licensure (if applicable) in order to meet guest/resident needs as they occur.
Riverside Healthy Living Community in Smithfield offers Long-Term Care, Rehabilitation Care, Assisted Living, and Memory Support; furthermore, it provides a warm and inviting lifestyle. The facility follows the Household model, providing the comfort of home and the experienced nursing care of nursing homes, where the residents do not have rigid schedules. The residents wake up when they want, take their medications whenever they eat their meals and at bed time, allowing them to spend their days doing a number of actives in their rooms or in the activity rooms. Family can come and go as they please, no a??visiting hours.a?? We take great pride in the comprehensive nursing and rehabilitative services provided to our residents. Whether participating in our rehabilitation services or enjoying the beautifully landscaped grounds around the gazebo, our highly qualified, dedicated staff all work in harmony to meet the needs of each resident. Located in Isle of Wight County, Smithfield was first colonized in 1634, then officially established in 1752, and is still just over 10 square miles in size. There is so much history and charm packed into the small town. Smithfield offers residents a small-town atmosphere, a top-rated school system, affordable housing, a historic downtown, and a new state-of-the-art community/conference center. Smithfield is proud that its Historic District is designated as a Virginia State Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Historic Register. According to the Virginia Landmarks Register, Smithfield is perhaps the best preserved of Virginia's Colonial seaports.
Education: Graduate of a practical nurse program.
Experience: Previous experience is not required.
Licensure / Experience: Current state licensure as a practical nurse.CPR/BLS Required (within 30 days of hire)