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LPN

Ensign Services Tucson Full-Time
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Licensed Practical Nurse


Licensed Practical Nurses are responsible for providing primary care to specific residents under the medical direction and supervision of the residents’ attending physicians or the Medical Director of the facility, with an emphasis on assessment, illness prevention and health care management. They will also assist in modifying the treatment regimen to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the resident, in accordance with established medical practices and the requirements of this state and the policies and goals of this facility.

Overview of General Duties:


•    Consult with the Medical Director and attending physician concerning resident evaluation and assist the   Director of Nursing Services in planning and developing the nursing services to be performed for the resident.
•    Examine the resident and his/her records and charts to distinguish between normal and abnormal findings in order to recognize early stages of serious physical, emotional or mental problems.
•    Perform an assessment evaluation and a complete in-depth physical examination. 
•    Perform optic and ophthalmic examinations.
•    Record physical findings, and formulate plans and prognosis based on resident’s condition.  Report these to the attending physician.
•    Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess resident’s clinical problems and health care needs.  Report these to the attending physician.
•    Implement and maintain established policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety and environmental and infection control.  Interpret these to the physician, resident, family members, and public, as appropriate.
•    Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the attending physician, Medical Director, or the  Administrator concerning the status and care of the assigned resident.
•    Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies.
•    Great customer service with a smile
•    TEAMWORK & a positive can do attitude

Education/Requirements


•    Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LPN in this state.
•    Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations,       and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.
•    Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
•    Current CPR certification
•    Must pass pre-employment back ground check and physical

Skills required

Electronic Medical Record
Nursing
Diseases And Disorders
Long Term Care
Maintain Patient Confidentiality
Administer Medication

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Ensign Services's independent operating subsidiaries provide a broad spectrum of skilled nursing and assisted living services, physical, occupational and speech therapies, home health and hospice services, and other rehabilitative, healthcare and diagnostic services for both long-term residents and short-stay rehabilitation patients at 119 post-acute, assisted living and seniors housing facilities, nine home health companies, seven hospice companies, five urgent care locations and a mobile diagnostic business, all spread across California, Arizona, Texas, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Iowa, Nebraska and Oregon. Each of these operations is operated by a separate, independent operating subsidiary that has its own management, employees and assets. References herein to the consolidated "company" and "its" assets and activities, as well as the use of the terms "we," "us," "its" and similar verbiage, are not meant to imply that Ensign Services has direct operating assets, employees or revenue, or that any of the facilities, the home health and hospice businesses, the Service Center or the captive insurance subsidiary are operated by the same entity.

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