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This is a Contract position in Las Vegas, NV posted April 19, 2021.



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Licensed Practical Nurse

Shift Type: Full-Time

Shift: Various Shifts

Location: Avamere at Las Vegas – 6031 W. Cheyenne Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89108



We offer a strong, exciting team environment with group decision making culture! You get the chance to make a difference every day in the lives of those we care for. If you have a passion for helping others, then look no further! We would love to have you join our Avamere Family!


Employee Perks:

  • Tuition assistance
  • Access up to 50% of your net earned income before payday
  • Career Development
  • Employee assistance program featuring counseling services, financial coaching, free legal services, and more
  • Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage



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.



  • 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.

Just a short jaunt off the strip, you’ll find Avamere at Cheyenne in Las Vegas, Nevada. This location features 142 rooms and offers assisted living. Amenities include 24-hour staff, library, and an extensive activities calendar. They’ve even held a sock hop for their residents! Their engaging employee culture fosters trust and fun through their team, residents, and those just stopping by for a visit. 


One of their most popular events is . The donuts are homemade by the culinary staff and coffee is included. Attendees can simply drive up to their main entrance and will be greeted at their car with a treat.  


In 2020, Avamere at Cheyenne earned an “A” on their Nevada state inspection conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services. Read more about the honor . 


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