Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • Countryside Health Care Center
  • 6120 Morningside Ave
  • Posted: Dec 04, 2018
Nursing

Job Description

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* Administers basic nursing care to Residents in accordance with facility’s policies and procedures.
* Thoroughly assesses Residents and responds according to Nursing Standards of Practice.
* Plans and implements Resident care according to Care Plan
* Evaluates Residents on an on-going basis to ensure needs are met and Care Planned properly
* Observes Resident, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies Physician of Resident’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
* Documents interventions and Resident/family education.
* Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal ranges and assess condition of Resident.
* Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.
* Supervises C.N.A.s. Charge Nurse will supervise all nursing staff. Appropriately handles all Employee related issues within scope of authority.
Qualifications::

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience::

Graduate of practical nursing program or equivalent from accredited university, college or technical school

Certificates and Licenses: :

Current Licensed Practical Nurse License, Current CPR certification;

Must have current Indiana nursing license. New grads welcome. We accept all levels of prior experience in healthcare settings (nursing/rehab facilities; hospitals; assisted living;medical clinics, home health agencies).

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