Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Retirement Services, Inc.

LPN/Assessment Unit Nurse

# Positions
Full Time


Shepherd of the Valley is seeking an experienced LPN/Assessment Unit Nurse to join our five start Howland campus.This position is responsible for the coordination of the MDS process, based on the comprehensive assessments of the resident's needs.


Shepherd of the Valley is a Christian not-for-profit corporation governed by the basic Christian values of compassion, respect, dignity, spirituality, integrity and quality. Working for Shepherd of the Valley is not just a job, it's a calling.


  • Shepherd of the Valley has provided peace of mind for Mahoning Valley families and their loved ones since 1972.
  • Shepherd’s Overall Quality Ratings exceed county and statewide averages
  •  We are a healthcare community offering short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing, long-term care, assisted living, independent living and home health care services.


As a Shepherd employee you will enjoy competitive wages and PTO plans. We offer full medical, dental and vision coverage and paid holidays(for those who qualify). We also offer a Retirement Plan and Flexible Spending Accounts. Our employees also enjoy discounts at local businesses, employee wellness program, direct deposit, annual increases and free CPR/First Aide certification.


The LPN Assessment / Unit Nurse communicates a sense of caring, concern and dignity for our residents and is responsible for:


  • Completes initial assessment of residents and all subsequent assessments.
  • Updates physicians orders as needed.
  • Responsible for entire MDS process.
  • Reviews MDS assessments when there is a change in a resident's condition and/or quarterly.
  • Develops Comprehensive Care Plan with the Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Makes recommendations for charting requirements.
  • Informs staff of any changes regarding resident care and care issues.
  • Monitors "RUG" scores for optimal reimbursement.
  • May be required to take on-call needs and assist with routine RN duties



  • Must hold a Nursing Degree from an accredited program or college/university
  • A current, unencumbered, active Ohio LPN license and current CPR
  • At least two years experience in Long Term Care
  • Experience with Point Click Clare a plus








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