Life Care Centers of America

  1. There are job openings at the 2 Life Care Centers in my area. Has anyone here ever worked for a Life Care Center? What is your opinion about the Life Care Center that you worked at? Thanks
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  3. by   RNPATL
    Quote from Blackcat99
    There are job openings at the 2 Life Care Centers in my area. Has anyone here ever worked for a Life Care Center? What is your opinion about the Life Care Center that you worked at? Thanks
    I have several friends that work for Life Care Centers of America in Florida. One is a nursing home administrator and the other 2 are nurses in a facility in Florida. All 3 said they love working for this company. Apparently the company has a rich heritage of treating its employees fairly and providing a great environment of care for its residents. Good luck!
  4. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    Our local Life Care Center has a pretty good rep about being good to its residents and employees.
  5. by   Megan-Cho
    Remember there are two companies named Life Care...

    Life Care Services (mainly a management company - I've heard good things about them)
    http://www.lcsnet.com/communities.html

    And Life Care Centers of America (don't know anyone that works at one)
    http://www.lcca.com/

    Good luck and let us know how it goes!
  6. by   Blackcat99
    Thanks everyone. I'm glad to hear that the Life Care Centers in your area are doing a good job. Unfortunately, I ran into a nurse friend today here in eastern Washington. She told me that the 2 Life Care Centers here are not so good. She said that people from the state board are always visiting these centers due to frequent patient complaints. She also said that call bells are on for a long time because the CNA's are always very short-staffed.
  7. by   Brownms46
    I wouldn't work for them, but then again I tend to stay away from LTC. One thing I constantly see ads for nurses and CNAs in the paper, and that to me is a very bad sign!

    Here is a site where you can find out about inspections for any nursing home.
    http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare
    I checked for Life Care homes in WA, and some have only 2 d's and some have up to 29!!! I guess it just depends on which one you want to work at.
  8. by   Blackcat99
    Thanks Brownms46. That's a great site to check out nursing homes. It said the average amount of health deficiences in the USA is usually around 7.
    Of course, the one closest to my house is the one with the 29 health deficiencies! The other one not too far away had 15 health deficiences : :uhoh21:
  9. by   SpelaD
    I would like to bring this topic to life and get in hear from other nurses that work in any Life care center.
  10. by   Blackcat99
    I did end up working at Life Care Center for a short while. I would not recommend it to anyone. Non-stop
    problems and hardly any staff.
  11. by   Blackcat99
    I also forgot to mention. After I left, the TV started doing daily local commercials saying "Do you have a loved one at the Life Care Center of Kennewick or Richland(Washington state). Call this number and talk to a lawyer about your lawsuit against Life Care Center."
  12. by   SpelaD
    Personally me, I didn't start working yet, but I got a great first impression.
  13. by   debRN0417
    Most of the time it is the people running the facility that make the difference, not the corporation. I have been in places that were the same corporation and one facility had multiple issues, while the other facility was relatively deficiency free...different staff, different residents, different management styles...
  14. by   Finallydidit
    Have worked for LCC for 2 years LPN charge nurse, they have some great "perks" but the staffing ratios sucks! CNAs most times have 20 residents, LPNs have 30. To be in compliance with my med pass, I have less then 6 minutes per resident, to pull it, check it, pop it, give it, and sign it............ I have had as many as 18 diabetics on my hall. Most shifts I end up doing nursing and cna work, or my cnas would never finish on time.

    If you have any specific questions feel free to ask

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