WellStar Health Systems Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Coordinator Resident Care in marietta, Georgia
At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
Atherton Place Senior Living Community
Atherton Place is Marietta’s most trusted resource for senior living. One of WellStar’s Senior Living Communities, we are located in Historic Marietta, Georgia, just minutes north of Atlanta on the campus of Kennestone Regional Medical Center. Opened in 1988, Atherton Place was one of the first independent living centers associated with a hospital in Georgia, and the first in Cobb County. It still is one of the few in the Southeast with a major health system affiliation. Our facility offers multiple levels of care, from independent to advanced care for seniors with memory needs. We offer senior living, personal care and memory care apartments. Atherton Place has served more than 1,100 seniors over the years and continues to be a leader in senior living. We believe in a team centered approach in everything we do and with every resident that we serve.
Coordinator Resident Care is a shift leadership position which oversees the care of Atherton Place Personal Care Residents from a Resident Centered Approach by overseeing the day to day resident care, medication assistance / administration, medication reconciliation, and resident care plans and files. The coordinator will assist the supervisor and manager to assure that the facility is in compliance with all state rules and regulations. Will coordinate care with doctors, family, residents, and outside agencies to maintain the best possible level of health for each resident. Will act as the Designated Responsible Person in the absence of Supervisor or Manager. Will assist personal care supervisor with scheduling, development, and supervising of staff.
Required Minimum Education : HS diploma or equivalent required and graduate of accredited LPN program.
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification :Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Georgia or hold a privilege to practice in the State of Georgia under the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC)
Required Minimum Experience : 2-4 years experience in working with seniors in a long-term care
setting preferred. Experience with memory impaired seniors is strongly preferred. Experience with State Survey Readiness is preferred.
Required Minimum Skills : Good customer service and communication skills required; demonstrated courteous and positive attitude; must be able to read and write; ability to relate well with staff members, residents, and families; current CPR or willingness to obtain instruction. Basic computer skills with Window based environment for participation in training and resident documentation. Organizational skills and attention to details are essential. Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills.
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Department Assisted Living at Atherton Place
Facility WellStar Kennestone Hospital
Category Nursing: Non-Bedside