Staffing Coordinator - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • Clarksville Nursing and Rehabilitation
  • Hopkinsville, KY, United States
  • Jun 29, 2020

Job Description

About American Health Communities (AHC)  

American Health Communities, a division of Franklin, Tennessee-based American Health Partners Inc. operates 29 senior living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers in Tennessee and Alabama. AHC specializes in caring for seniors by providing a full range of short-term and long-term healthcare in a home-like environment. For more information, visit AHCseniorcare.com.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The purpose of this position is to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of education programs for facility staff in accordance with current existing federal, state and local standards, and established policies and procedures of the facility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  To perform this job, an individual must perform essential functions satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation; including, but not limited to: 

  • Develop, coordinate and implement educational programs and in-services according to identified priorities
  • Teach 75-hour training program for mandated certified nursing aides training program
  • Perform emergency procedures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Prepare reports and recommendations for the Administrator regarding the operation of the in-service department
  • Assist administration in conducting disability management programs to reduce worker injuries and track departmental accountability
  • Review and determine validity of licensure and certification of personnel as required to meet state and/or federal requirements
  • Assist the administrator and others in developing, implementing and updating written procedures for discharge planning

Required Work Experience:  

  • Minimum of two (2) years nursing experience in a hospital, long-term care facility or other health care institution
  • Case/Utilization Management 

Licensing/Certification/Education Requirements:  

  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) License in the State where the facility is located
  • Current State of Tennessee License Practical Nurse (LPN)

Other Requirements: 

  • Position may require unscheduled overtime, week-end work
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours
  • Travel required

Physical Requirements:

  • Job may require occasional lifting of objects up to 40 pounds

 Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • Does not have direct supervisory responsibilities

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Our Organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Organization will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made.

Education

Preferred
  • Technical/other training or better
  • Associates or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • CPR Certification
  • Licensed Practical Nurse