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Registered Nurse (RN) and/or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: The Citadel of Kankakee
Location: Kankakee
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

The Citadel of Kankakee - Citadel Care Center of Kankakee is looking for a Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team.
The primary purpose of a Nurse's postition is to provide each of the residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with each resident's assessments and care plan.
Registered Nurse (RN) / Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Essential Functions:

  • Works using the guidelines established from the Nurse Practice Act and Policies and Procedures and nursing judgement.
  • Assesses, plans, and evaluates nursing care delivered to patients/residents requiring long-term or rehabilitation care.
  • Delivers nursing care to patients/residents requiring long-term or rehabilitative care.
  • Implements the patient/resident plan of care and evaluates the patient/resident response.
  • Directs and supervises care given by other nursing personnel.
  • Provides input in the formulation and evaluation of standards of care.
  • Maintains knowledge of necessary documentation requirements.
  • Maintains knowledge of equipment set-up, maintenance and use.
  • Maintains confidentiality and patient/resident rights, regarding all patient/resident personnel information.
  • Provides patient/resident/family caregiver education as directed.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner in compliance with unit and facility policies.
  • Works rotating shifts, holidays and weekends as scheduled.
  • Initiates emergency support measures.

    Education and Experience Requirements:

    • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date
    • Must be CPR certified
    • Previous experience in long-term care is preferred
    • Compassionate and empathetic personality -


      • Professional Work Environment
      • Competitive Compensation
      • Comprehensive Benefits Package
      • Opportunity for Growth and Advancement
      • Innovative Training Programs

        Job Type: -Full-time and Part-time -
        Citadel Healthcare has a long and successful history of providing long and short-term skilled nursing care. -At Citadel, we are committed to personalized, integrated care that factors in the total well-being of every guest and their family members, and that does not just meet, but exceeds, their expectations. As part of this empathetic, respectful culture of care, we are dedicated to meeting individual preferences and needs in order to help each guest feel at home and achieve an optimal health outcome - our number one goal.
        Citadel Healthcare has been nominated as a Great Place to Work. Please click on the link to learn more about our facilities. We look forward to receiving your application! -
        We don't just offer care for you - we care about you.

Keywords: The Citadel of Kankakee, Joliet , Registered Nurse (RN) and/or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Kankakee, Illinois

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