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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Long Term Care for Dearborn and Farming

Dearborn, MI 48126

Beaumont Health

Posted 4 weeks ago
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Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Long Term Care


Openings in Dearborn and Farmington Hills



GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the immediate direction and supervision of nursing care provided to residents on his or her shift.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Assigns responsibility to nurse assistants for the direct nursing care of specific residents during the shift.
  • Assesses resident care needs and supervises nurse assistants in attending to resident care needs.
  • Supervises all documentation of nursing assistants.
  • Writes original resident care plan and updates plan as the needs of the resident changes. Prepares care plans for the interdisciplinary conferences.
  • Records all changes in resident's condition on the progress notes and maintains nurse's records.
  • Passes medications, counts narcotics at the change of shift and insures that all the treatments prescribed by the physician are completed per the order.
  • Orders medications from the pharmacy.
  • Makes frequent rounds during the shift to ensure that residents are properly dressed, bathed, shaved, turned, positioned, etc. Directs and supervises the nurse assistants rendering care.
  • Performs necessary disciplinary documentation of nurse assistants on a timely basis, subject to the approval of the Director of Nursing or designee.
  • Holds weekly meetings with nurse assistants after doctor rounds to keep the assistants informed of new residents, changes in care needs, condition changes or changes in policy and procedure.
  • Makes rounds with physician and records all orders.
  • Completes 24-hour report daily on shift. Reports incidents, accidents, changes in condition, family complaints, physical plant problems, etc.
  • Assists nurse assistants with bedside care as necessary.
  • Assists with meantime of residents to ensure proper nutritional intake.
  • Informs families of changes in resident condition, accident or medication orders, on a timely basis.
  • Maintains a good rapport with families and/or patient representative.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education / Training: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and possession of a valid State of Michigan license as a qualified licensed practical nurse. AHA BLS Certification required.
  • Work Experience: Previous long-term care experience preferred



We have Full Time and Part Time positions available with up to a $3,000 Sign on Bonus depending upon status and shift!


We also offer excellent benefits and PTO time!


About our sites:


Beaumont Commons- Farmington Hills (formerly Botsford Commons)- 21450 Archwood Cir., Farmington Hills, MI 48336- This unique senior campus looks like a neighborhood and feels like home. Botsford Commons, a Beaumont community, offers four distinct residential choices including independent living, assisted-living, short-term rehabilitation, and long-term nursing care. Through these residential options, seniors are empowered to remain passionate about life and enjoy each day.



Beaumont Commons- Dearborn (formerly Oakwood Commons)- 16351 Rotunda Dr., Dearborn, MI 48120- Dearborn represents the latest in contemporary retirement living. We offer older adults in the community an independent lifestyle with security, comfort, and elegance. Housing options include independent and assisted-living lifestyles. The campus features an attractive array of conveniences, services, and activities. Residents make their choices from a variety of recreational, educational, and entertainment programs.

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