Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN

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Industry

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Overview

At Avamere, our mission is to enhance the life of every person we serve.

This includes our patients, residents, patient and resident family members, and our fellow co-workers.

WE OFFER:

Competitive Wages

Tuition Reimbursement

Growth Opportunities

Annual Wage Increases

Certified Nursing Assistant/CNA

Full-time Night Shift

Part-time Night Shift (2 on 4 off)

Avamere Bellingham Healthcare & Rehab Services
1200 Birchwood Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 734-9295



The primary responsibility of this position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants.

Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

  • Complete required record keeping in regards to your role in admitting, transferring and discharging residents.
  • Coordinate with nursing staff and support personnel daily to plan the shifts' services, programs and activities to ensure the resident's total regimen of care is maintained.
  • Prepare and administer medications and review medication cards for completeness and accuracy.
  • Review resident care plans for appropriate resident goals, problems, approaches and revisions based on nursing needs.
  • Plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Provide leadership to nursing personnel and make daily rounds of your unit to ensure staff is providing direct care in accordance with resident's care plan and wishes.
  • Develop and maintain rapport with nursing staff, other department personnel, residents, family members, and all other individuals involved in resident's care.
  • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.


  • Must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LPN in this state.
  • Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
  • Must chart nurses' notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident and resident's response to care.
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records and computer documentation systems.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.


Facility Information

Amidst scenic Bellingham, Washington you will find Avamere Bellingham Healthcare & Rehabilitation Services. This 84-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation community fosters a strong employee culture committed to serving each other and their valued patients and residents.

Small acts of kindness make a big difference at Avamere . Compassionate employees take the time to ask patients and residents how they can make their day better. Sometimes that is giving a word of encouragement, helping them stay connected with family through technology, or simply being a listening ear.

All employees and leaders at Avamere Bellingham Healthcare & Rehabilitation Services join under one mission: to enhance the life of every person they serve. This is evident at Avamere as managers assist employees whenever possible and healthcare staff unite to serve patients and residents.

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