Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Ask about our WAGE INCENTIVE! *SIGN-ON BONUS UP TO $10,000!*
Company: Aperion Care Demotte
Posted on: November 26, 2022
*SIGN-ON BONUS UP TO $10,000!* SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL AVAILABLE FOR
2ND AND 3RD SHIFTS! SUMMARY: The LPN is responsible for providing
direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the
day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants. Such
supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and
local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our
facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing to
ensure that the highest degree of quality care is always
maintained. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct the
day-to-day functions of the nursing assistants. Meet with your
assigned nursing staff, as well as support personnel, in planning
the shift's services, programs and activities. Make written & oral
reports/recommendations concerning the activities of the shift as
required. Admit, transfer and discharge residents as required.
Provide leadership to nursing personnel assigned to your
Complete & file required record-keeping forms/charts upon the
resident's admission, transfer and/or discharge. Receive &
transcribe telephone orders from physicians & record on the
Physician's Order Form. Chart nurse's notes in an informative &
descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident,
as well as the resident's response to the care. Fill out and
complete accident/incident reports & submit to Director as
required. Perform routine charting duties as required & in
accordance with established charting & documentation policies &
Prepare & administer medications as ordered by the physician.
Develop & maintain a good working rapport with inter-departmental
personnel, as well as other departments within the facility to
ensure that nursing services and activities can be adequately
maintained to meet the needs of the residents. Create and maintain
an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis,
as well as a calm environment throughout the unit and shift.
Receive/give the nursing report upon reporting in and ending shift
duty hours. Make rounds with physicians as necessary.
Administer professional services such as: catheterization, tube
feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs,
colostomy, and drainage bags, taking blood, giving massages and
range of motion exercises, care for the dead/dying, etc., as
Monitor your assigned personnel to ensure that they are following
established safety regulations in the use of equipment and
Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information including
protected health information. Report known or suspected incidents
of unauthorized disclosure of such information. Ensure that all
nursing care is provided in privacy and that nursing service
personnel knock before entering the resident's room.
Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this
job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Licensed Practical Nurse with current unencumbered state
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English
Must be able to make independent decisions when circumstances
warrant such action.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing & medical practices & procedures,
as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to
nursing care facilities.
Current CPR Certification is required
Experience in Long Term Care is preferred. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The
physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able
to move intermittently through the workday.
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the
Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity,
and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and
Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or life at minimum of 25
pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull,
move and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
IAMIBlitzHOT (SIGN-ON BONUS SUBJECT TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS, AND
MUST MEET MINIMUM HOURS WORKED REQUIREMENT)
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