Company:
Sava Senior Care Adminstrative Services

Location:
Pleasant Valley Nursing Center
36 Tsienneto Road
Derry, NH 03038 (map it!Map it!)

Status:
Full-Time/Part-Time

Title:
Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN

Contact:
Not Available

Phone:
Not Available

Email:
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Fax:
603-434-2299

Job #:
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Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN




Licensed Vocational Nurse - Licensed Practical Nurse


SUMMARY:

A licensed practical nurse (LPN) provides care and treatment in accordance with physician orders. Works in a team environment and within scope of practice as defined by State. The LPN works under the direction of physicians and registered nurses (RNs).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assesses patients by physical examination, including pertinent diagnostic testing to determine health status.
  • Administers medications and treatments.
  • Participates in the care planning process.
  • Supervises Licensed Nursing Assistants.
  • Communicates with physicians regarding changes in resident’s conditions, diagnostic test results, etc.
  • Documents assessments and care in compliance with standards of care and company policy.
  • Educates patients and their families on health-related issues.
  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervises nursing care provided by nursing assistants, licensed vocational/practical nurses and others for whom they are administratively or professionally responsible.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizational policies and applicable laws.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include:

    1. Interviews, recommends hires and trains employees.
      Plans, assigns and directs work.
    2. Prepares work assignment sheets, taking into consideration Resident safety, the educational preparation, experience, knowledge and ability of the persons to whom the assignments are made.
    3. Receives calls and finds replacements for absent staff.
    4. Transfers employees among units as needed.
    5. Prepares performance evaluations with the understanding such evaluations impact tenure of probationary employees and wage increases of non-probationary employees.
    6. Meaningfully rewards and disciplines employees with the understanding such discipline results in termination of employment through progressive steps.
    7. Schedules and adjusts lunch and rest breaks.
    8. Approves errors in time cares or other timekeeping records.
    9. Authorizes overtime as necessary.
    10. Receives and resolves employee complaints.
    11. Determines rotation of employees within unit.
    12. Monitors and corrects job performance of employees.
  • Is in charge of facility in absence of higher-ranking management officials.
  • Uses independent judgment and discretion on behalf of the organization in the performance of these duties.



Equal Employment Opportuntiy

Our goal is to maintain a positive and productive workplace environment. Individuals will be hired, promoted, and compensated according to their qualifications, performance, and potential.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to applying fair and lawful human resources policies and practices in all areas of employment. Employees and prospective employees will be given equal opportunities regardless of their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, or veteran status. This applies to recruiting, selection, training, promotion, compensation, transfers, discipline, terminations, and all other personnel actions. Some states and localities also accord protected class status to other classifications (e.g., marital status, sexual orientation.)


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