Licensed Practical Nurse (Lpn)

Trio Healthcare Portsmouth , OH 45662

Posted 2 months ago

$1,500 SIGN ON BONUS

POSITION SUMMARY:

Qualifications:

LPN Nurse

  • Collaborates in the workflow of the facility and the assessment of patient care in a timely, consistent, and systematic manner. Documents data according to policy

  • Demonstrates effective patient safety techniques and infection control

  • Works as part of the facility team in an effective and efficient manner

  • Performs technical services/procedures according to nursing standards and protocols

  • Demonstrates effective and accurate verbal, written and electronic communication, and participates in facility initiatives and operations. completes Dr. orders & direction

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Must possess the ability to work independently.

  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing practices and procedures as well as theapplicable state laws, regulations, and guidelines governing nursing functionsin the long-term care facility.

  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously withand supervise other LPNs, CNAs and non-professional personnel.

  • Must have the ability to implement the programs, goals, objectives, policies,and procedures of the facility.

  • Must understand and follow company policies, including harassment andcomplaint procedures.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Must be able to work as part of a health care team to assess resident needs,plan and modify care and implement interventions.

  • Must be able to evaluate nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with otherhealth care team members as necessary.

  • Must be able to administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids,and note times and amounts on patients' charts.

  • Must be able to observe residents, charting and reporting changes in residents'conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and takingany necessary action.

  • Must be able to provide basic resident care and

  • Must be able to provide basic resident care and treatments, such as takingtemperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, givingenemas or douches, rubbing with alcohol, massaging, or performingcatheterizations.

  • Must be able to sterilize equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer,or autoclave.

  • Must be able to answer residents' calls and determine how to assist them.

  • Must be able to measure and record residents' vital signs, such as height,weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration.

  • Must be able to collect samples such as blood, urine and sputum from residents, and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.

  • Must be able to prepare residents for examinations, tests or treatments

  • Must be able to prepare residents for examinations, tests or treatments and explain procedures.

  • Must be able to assemble and use equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen suppliers.

  • Must be able to record food and fluid intake and output.

  • Must be able to assist residents with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and walking.

  • Must be able to apply compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.

  • Must be able to clean rooms and make beds.

  • Must be able to prepare food trays and examine them for conformance to prescribed diet.

  • Must be able to wash and dress bodies of deceased persons.

  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Education : High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Must have attended an accredited LPN program.

  • Must be currently licensed LPN with applicable state.

  • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtained during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

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