Licensed Practical Nurse LPN
Company: Belleville Health Care Center
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: November 24, 2022
As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) you are responsible for
staff assignment and provide overall supervision of resident care
in accordance with established policies and procedures and as may
be directed by the RN Supervisor, Director of Nurses or
Administrator, to assure that the highest degree of quality
resident care can be maintained at all times. QUALIFICATIONS
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or an approved Licensed
Practical Nurse (LPN) program with a current Licensed Practical
Nurse (LPN) licensure in the state in which practicing.
Possess leadership ability and the willingness to work with and
supervise professional and nonprofessional personnel.
Ability to Read, write and speak the English language. GENERAL
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES CLINICAL Complete all Licensed
Practical Nurse (LPN) required record keeping forms/charts upon the
resident's admission, discharge, transfer, etc. File in the
resident's chart and/or forward to the appropriate department.
Prepare/administer medications as ordered by the physician.
Admit, transfer and discharge resident. Assist in arranging
transportation and packing as necessary.
Administer professional services such as: catheterization, tube
feeding, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs,
colostomy and drainage bags, taking blood, sputum, and urine
specimens, care of the dead/dying, etc., as established by the
facility's policies and procedures. SUPERVISION As a Licensed
Practical Nurse (LPN) you will work with the facility's consultants
as necessary and implement recommended changes as directed by the
RN Supervisor of the Director of Nurses.
Investigate complaints and grievances and make necessary
oral/written reports to the RN Supervisor or Director of
Give/receive nursing reports upon reporting in and ending shift
Check all residents daily to assure that prescribed treatment is
being properly administered by nursing personnel/assistants and to
evaluate their physical and emotional status.
Keep the RN Supervisor informed about the status of residents,
staff and related matters. CONSUMER SERVICE Presents professional
image to consumers through dress, behavior and speech.
Adheres to Company standards for resolving consumer concerns.
Ensures that all consumer/resident rights are protected. BENEFITS
Employee appreciation events
Paid time off
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