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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Description

Responsibilities for the LPN include:

Direct Supervision

* Directs and supervises the daily work assignments of the Resident Care Assistants
* Is the first point of contact for the care associates regarding assignment questions or concerns
* Participates in the hiring and termination processes as they relate to resident care associates
* Has direct input into performance reviews for care associates and presents reviews with the RCD
* Has direct input into disciplinary documentation for care associates and presents action with the RCD
* Closely mentors, guides and directs the Lead Resident Care Assistants in all aspects of their job.

Resident Care

* Coordinates care needs with community providers via an effective case management process
* Measures and accurately records vital signs (temperatures, pulse, respiration, blood pressure weight and height) where appropriate as per state regulations
* Effectively balances service demands with supporting resident independence
* Accurately assesses, communicates, and documents residents' status
* Observes and reports any significant changes in resident behavior and health to the DON, physician, family, RCA's, and Executive Director per state regulations
* Successfully implements the plan of care
* Recognizes and assists in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (financial and other) and reports to appropriate sources per state regulations
* Responds to emergencies and personal emergency response system and knows when to call for backup



Requirements:

* Graduate of an approved LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse program (per state requirements)
* Current state licensed as an LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse (as required by state regulation) and CPR certification
* Previous experience working with the elderly in a paid or volunteer position highly desirable

BENEFITS

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Nurse
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1754/1412
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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse


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