LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Full time
Company: St. James Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center
Location: Saint James
Posted on: November 18, 2022
Job Description LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) NOW OFFERING
DAILY PAY We are looking for a talented and hard-working LPN
(Licensed Practical Nurse) to join our ever-growing team. LPN
(Licensed Practical Nurse) JOB DUTIES: Provides direct nursing care
and assist the designated Registered Nurse, planning,
implementation and evaluation of care of residents within the
framework of the nursing process. Work within the philosophy,
purposes, policies and standards of both the Facility and Nursing
Department. The incumbent performs nursing procedures for which
preparation as LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) has provided the
necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. Observes records and
reports resident condition in order to facilitate resident
assessments, care planning, therapeutic intervention and evaluation
of care. Provides direct care to residents particularly in
administration of medications, treatments and diagnostic
procedures. Assists in maintaining an environment that is
conductive to the health, comfort and safety of residents and
staff. Adheres to regulatory and facility policies and procedures,
particularly with respect to the proper handling of drugs and
controlled substances, infection control, quality of care quality
of life, resident rights and protocols for residents behavior.
Provide basic health information to residents and staff. Acts as
Charge Nurse when assigned and carries associated duties as making
out shift staff assignments, completing 24 hour Nursing Report,
documenting resident condition and care when on reporting resident
and staff issues of concern to the supervising nurse (UCC).
Documents observations of resident conditions and care (e.g.
pressure ulcer status, responses to medications,
incidents/accidents MDS, Monthly ADLs, resident behavior, etc) as
assigned. Assist in maintaining needed supplies and equipment on
the unit. Assist the physician in assessment and treatment
activities and cooperates with other disciplines and departments in
the interest of residents care and staff relations. Manages
concerns of residents and their relative/friends in a prompt,
courteous and responsible manner. Assist in the orientation of
other nursing staff to the work environment and unit activities.
Assist in the evaluation of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNAs).
Engages in self-growth and development, attend in-service classes
as scheduled and keeps abreast of nursing and resident care trends.
Report all pertinent resident and staff performance information to
RN in charge or supervising nurse (UCC). LPN (Licensed Practical
Nurse) QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Current license and
registration as Practical Nurse in New York State. Demonstrate
knowledge of pharmacology and medication administration in the
elderly; knowledge of aging process. Ability to communicate
resident condition needs and care vocally and in writing.
Experience in long term care/residential health care facilities
preferred. 1199 An Equal Opportunity Employer
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