LPN in Charleston, SC at ResCare

Date Posted: 6/3/2018

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Job Description


Title: LPN

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a LPN.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

LPN Responsibilities

The LPN is responsible for assessing clients, documenting observation and assessment data, evaluating outcomes, and implementing the nursing plan of care. Implements the medical plan of treatment and follows physician’s orders. May provide hands-on, direct clinical care. Receives clinical direction and oversight from a Registered Nurse. Performs duties within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act regulations, the State Board of Nursing, and policies and procedures of the company.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Completes orientation and competency assessment/verification as required.
  • Achieves client-related skills competency as verified by supervisor.
  • Attends required in services as necessary to maintain employment.
  • Maintains expiring requirements including professional license and required certifications.
  • Consults, seeks advice, and follows direction of the RN in fulfillment of care of the client.
  • Ensures the provision of nursing services as outlined in the service plan of care.
  • Consults with client’s physician and obtains medical orders when needed to ensure the delivery of safe, adequate, and appropriate skilled care. Documents orders as required.
  • Anticipates potential problems, identifies emerging problems, and acts accordingly.
  • Communicates effectively and routinely with supervisor, ensuring that pertinent information reaches supervisor in timely manner.
  • Report changes in client’s health to supervisor in timely manner.
  • Works closely with other health professionals/providers in planning, evaluating, and implementing services to address the health needs of individuals served.
  • Establishes and maintains professional rapport with clients, families, and other health providers.
  • Cooperates with other individuals and agencies involved in client care to ensure continuity of care is maintained.
  • Seeks guidance and assistance from supervisor when necessary.
  • Collects and records data in systematic manner, using appropriate forms.
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner consistent with company standards.
  • Cooperates in external / internal investigations as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Specific Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited school/college of School of Practical Nursing with current registration in state of primary work site location as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) required. Certification in Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) may be required.
  • Two years experience as an LPN required at a minimum.
  • LPN must never have been shown by credible evidence (for example, a court or jury, a department investigation, or other reliable evidence) to have abused, sexually assaulted, exploited, or deprived any person or to have subjected any person to serious injury as a result of intentional misconduct as evidenced by an oral or written statement to this effect at the time of application.

Additional Information


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

1420 Ashley River Road , Charleston, SC 29407 USA