Newton, MS

Position: LPN

Location: Bedford Care Center of Newton

Shifts: 7 – 3; 3 – 11

Employment Opportunity Statement:

Bedford Care Center is an equal opportunity employer and shall not discriminate against applicants or Employees for race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or any other reasons prohibited by Law.

Job Summary:

Provides Nursing Care to Nursing Home Residents; supervises other LPN’s and Nurse Aides.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Administers medications and treatments as ordered; takes vital signs
  • Provides information regarding changes in Residents’ progress to the RN Supervisor
  • Stocks and prepares medication cart for rounds
  • Charts Residents’ progress, ailment, medication, symptoms, incidents and observations
  • Schedules and provides treatments as recommended by Physician and at a time convenient for the Resident
  • Assists with Resident ADL Care as required
  • Performs physical observations of Residents and reports to RN; documents findings in medical record
  • Receives and records Physicians’ Orders in medical record; ensures compliance with Physician’s Orders
  • Communicates with other Departments to adequately meet Residents’ needs
  • Assists in Infection Control monitoring; complies with Universal Precautions and Isolation Procedures
  • Observes, monitors instructs and supervises Nurse Aides

Qualifications and Skills:

Practical Nursing License in good standing in the State of Mississippi; prefer experience in Long-Term Care Nursing with comprehensive knowledge of Nursing techniques and their relation to medical practices and skills and their application, with thorough knowledge of principles and practices of Long-Term Care.

Excellent Benefits:

Bedford Care Centers offer a comprehensive benefits package to our full time employees. It is our desire to demonstrate to our employees and their families that we value them through the offering of a benefits package that positively contributes to their quality of life. A summary of benefits offered includes:

Paid Time Off (PTO) including:

  • Vacation pay
  • Paid sick leave

Insurance benefits including:

  • Group Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision Insurance

Other Benefits:

  • Holiday Incentive Pay
  • Daily Pay – upon your request
  • Direct deposit
  • Bereavement leave
  • Retirement Savings Plan/401K
  • Shift Differentials for some nursing positions
  • Tuition reimbursement for nursing education (CNA to LPN)
  • Scholarship program for continuing nursing education
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family Medical Leave


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