Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for delivering nursing care to residents within the scope of the LPN in the state of New York.
The LPN is accountable for excellence in resident care and service delivery.
- Coordinate and deliver nursing care to residents within the scope of an LPN, including but not limited to catheter care, wound care, dressing changes, nebulizer treatments, ostomy care, and management of medical equipment; medication management including administration of oral medications, injections or PRN medications.
- Supervise the care provided by HHAs and RCAs to residents.
- Manage and administer medications and assist the residents with self-administration of medication.
- Maintain positive collaborative relations with residents, families and provider partners.
- Report any observed significant incidents and/or changes in the residents condition to Nursing Leadership (Charge RN in the Residence), Primary Care Provider and family as indicated.
- Review and become familiar with each assigned residents Individualized Service Plan.
- Assist in training and orientation of Resident Care staff.
- Document care and services provided to residents in the electronic health record using nursing best practices and documentation standards.
- Follow all policies and procedures as outlined in the policy and procedure manual.
- Attend and participate in scheduled in-service programs, training programs and staff meetings.
- Assist with scheduling and staffing of Resident Care staff as needed.
- Provide coaching and mentoring to Resident Care Team members as needed.
- Follow emergency procedures.
- Understand and comply with the facilitys safety practices and procedures.
- Participate in health, wellness and lifestyle programs and assist with all aspects of resident care and resident experience as needed
- Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse, licensed to practice in the state of New York.
- Basic first aid and CPR certification.
- Experience in assisted living, post-acute or long-term care setting preferred.
- Must be able to convey and understand information and ideas in English.
- Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary.
- Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc. from multiple sources and consider, adjust, or modify to meet the constraints of the particular situation.
- Must be able to prioritize departmental functions in order to meet due dates and deadlines
- Ability to stand for long hours and walk long distances without fatigue.
- Utilize technology as a means of communication necessary to support resident needs and ensure operational compliance as well as resident safety and security.
Shifts: Friday and Saturday (7AM - 3PM or 3PM to 11PM).
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