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License Practical Nurse (LPN)

Gulf Breeze, FL 32561

Gulf Coast Health Care

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Job Description

LPN ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
+ Direct the day-to-day functions of the Nursing Assistants in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care center.
+ Make written and oral reports/recommendations concerning the activities of your shift as required.
+ Chart nurses'' notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the residents, as well as the residents'' responses to the care.
+ Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and as required by center policy.
+ Ensure that narcotics are handled in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and as required by center policy and that narcotic records are accurate for your shift.
+ Consult with the residents'' physicians in providing the residents'' care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc. as necessary.
+ Notify the residents'' attending physicians and next-of-kin when there is a change in the residents'' conditions or if the residents are involved in an incident or accident.
+ Ensure nursing documentation reflects that the care plan is being followed when administering nursing care or treatment.
+ Assist the Resident Assessment/Care Plan Coordinator in planning, scheduling, and revising the MDS, including the implementation of CAAs and triggers.
Required Skills
Licensed Practical Nurse PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT:
+ Frequent walking, reaching, climbing, bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing, and pulling.
+ Willing to work beyond normal working hours and during disastrous circumstances, as needed.
+ Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
+ Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents, families, and outside agencies and to work cooperatively with other associates.
+ Ability to present to groups.
+ Ability to remain calm under stress.
+ Ability to communicate with local staff, remote staff, and outside agencies.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
+ Understand, comply with, and promote rules regarding residents' rights.
+ Maintain an orderly, confidential, and safe work environment.
+ Adhere to all Company and departmental policies and procedures.
Required Experience
LPN QUALIFICATIONS:
+ Must hold a current and valid LPN license in the state employed.
+ Completion of post-secondary education and be able to read, write, and follow oral and written directions.
+ Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance as required.
+ Must be able to work weekend and overtime as required.
+ Must meet all local health regulations and pass post-employment exam, if required.
+ Related experience at a level necessary to accomplish this position.
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