5055 West Panther Creek Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381
Our team members enjoy a culture that is uniquely supportive of their professional and personal lives, while working together to build the world we wish to see.
A world in which quality of life is ageless.
To enrich and inspire the journey of life, one experience at a time.
People first, Trust matters, Passion for life, Moving forward.
At Five Star Senior Living, our people are the critical link to those we serve, and it is their vitality, energy, and caring nature that allows us to fulfill our mission of enriching and inspiring the journey of life. In addition to nurturing and advancing the lives of our residents, our team members enjoy meaningful opportunities for personal and professional growth, within a supportive culture centered around advancing their lives, as well.
Job Summary: Primary function is to administer skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, for patients/clients of all ages in their place of residence. Participates in the coordination of care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/client, family and referring agency.
Education – Graduate of an accredited School of Vocational/Practical Nursing.
Licensure: Current State License as a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse, or a multi-state license issued by a state member of the National Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) if practicing in a state member of the NLC, current driver’s license.
Experience: One year experience as a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse in a clinical care setting required. Home health experience is preferred.
Skills: Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Good interpersonal skills. Proof of current CPR.
Transportation: Reliable transportation. Valid and current auto liability insurance.
Environmental and Working Conditions: Works in patients’/clients’ homes in various conditions; possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases; ability to work a flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather, PRN emergency call.
Physical and Mental Effort: Prolonged standing and walking required, with ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move patients/clients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient/client needs, and to make quick decisions and resource acquisition; meet patient/client, and family individualized psychosocial needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
Under the direction of the RN, assists in identifying the patient’s/client’s physical, psycho social, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation.
Participates in planning and implementing care in partnership with the patient/client, representative (if any) and caregiver(s) and with the RN. Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care.
Provides patient/client and caregiver education.
Provides care using infection control measures that protect both staff and patient/client.
Assures the continuity of care through delivery of quality patient/client care.
Provides effective communication to the patient/client, family, team members and other health care professionals as evidenced by clinical notes, case conferences, and communication notes. Completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner.
Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payer.
Participates in Agency-sponsored in-service training.
Demonstrates commitment, professional growth and competency.
Promotes Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care.
We see and support the whole you. Because investing in you, and all our team members, is the first step in making a difference in the lives of others.
Beyond checking off the boxes, we’re looking for someone who shares our deep sense of purpose and passion for advancing the lives of others.
Five Star prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee with regard to or on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, ancestry, sex, pregnancy (including... Continue reading
Five Star prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee with regard to or on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, ancestry, sex, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity and expression (including transgender), sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, military status, certain criminal records, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), HIV testing, a personal admission to a facility for the care and treatment of a mentally ill person and taking of parental leave or membership in any other category protected by applicable law. In addition to federal requirements, Five Star complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has communities and/or facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
In addition, Five Star expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, ancestry, sex, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity and expression (including transgender), sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, military status, certain criminal records, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), HIV testing, a personal admission to a facility for the care and treatment of a mentally ill person and taking of parental leave or membership in any other category protected by applicable law. We will not tolerate harassment of employees in the workplace, or in other settings in which employees may find themselves in connection with their employment. Improper interference with the ability of Five Star’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination harassment or retaliation, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any federal, state, or local law is prohibited and will not be tolerated.