This job posting is no longer active. Click here to see other jobs.
License Practical Nurse (LPN)
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Gulf Coast Health Care
Posted 20 weeks ago
Discuss pay at interview
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.
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.
+ 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.
+ 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.