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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Guggenheimer Health and Rehab Center
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description We are looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to render good nursing care and assistance to residents assigned to unit, assist in supervising sub-ordinates; help maintain accurate resident records according to nursing home policy. Job Position Assist the supervisor by participation in all activities of nursing service to insure good resident care. Required Qualifications The Licensed Practical Nurse must possess: State licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Skilled Nursing Home LTC: 2 years (Preferred) Graduate of Licensed Practical School of Nursing Major Duties and Responsibilities Know your Fire, Safety, and Disaster Manual. Assist the supervisor by participation in all activities of nursing service to insure good resident care. When in charge of a unit, assume the full responsibility of the charge nurse. Some of the specific duties involved are: Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the resident. Prepares equipment and assists the physician during treatments or examinations. Administers prescribed medications orally and by injection. Changes or assist the physician in changing, dressing, cleaning wounds and incisions. Takes vital sign to detect deviations form normal and gauge progress of the resident. Observes records and reports to supervisor or physician residents' condition, reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents. Maintains residents' medical records on nursing observations, temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure. And actions taken, such as medications and treatments given reactions, tests; intake and emission of liquids and solids, temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure. Records nursing needs of resident on nursing care plan to assure continuity of care. Observes emotional stability of residents expresses interest in their progress and prepares them for continuing care after discharge. Explains procedures and treatments ordered to gain resident's cooperation and allay apprehension. Must report to on-coming nurse, at the change of each tour of duty, from cardex. Also, must check narcotics with on-coming nurse, if applicable. Assumes responsibility for promoting good relationship among co-workers, other departments, residents, their families, and visitors. Be conservative of supplies and equipment. Assumes responsibility for her professional growth and development through participation in in-service programs and by attending staff meetings. It is the responsibility of all staff nurses to participate in the orientation of new personnel. Responsible for instruction to residents or their families when discharged home. Evaluates on a regular basis-nursing assistant on the unit. Perform other duties, as may be required, to insure a high level of patient safety. Full vaccination against COVID-19 or a medical/religious exemption is required. Salary/ Wage Range Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. Benefits: Dental Insurance Health Insurance Vision Insurance Disability Insurance Basic Term Life and AD&D Insurance & Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance Wellness Program Paid Time Off 401(k) Accident coverage, Hospital Indemnity coverage & Critical Illness coverage Educational Assistance for full-time or part-time employees pursuing educational opportunities that will increase the employee's qualifications and skills in the nursing field, such as an LPN or RN. Schedule: 12 hour shift 8 hour shift Weekend availability Education: Graduate of Licensed Practical School of Nursing Experience: Skilled Nursing Home LTC: 2 years (Preferred) License/Certification: State licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Work Location: One location Additional Information: Sign on bonus $10000 for Full time & $5000 for Part time We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for our job opportunities. Powered by JazzHR bMzQLDeC1s

Keywords: Guggenheimer Health and Rehab Center, Lynchburg , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Lynchburg, Virginia

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