LPN - 2Nd Shift

State Of Arizona Prescott , AZ 86301

Posted 2 months ago

ARIZONA PIONEERS' HOME

The Arizona Pioneers' Home is a continuing care retirement home operated and funded by the State of Arizona. The Home provides care and services to residents living independently, as well as to those requiring personal, assisted living, intermediate and skilled care.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS):

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Geriatric LPN
2nd shift
300 S. McCormick St

Prescott, AZ 86303

https://pioneershome.az.gov/

JOB SUMMARY:

The Arizona Pioneers' Home is a continuing care retirement home operated and funded by the State of Arizona. The Home provides care and services t o residents living independently, as well as, to those requiring personal, assisted living, intermediate and skilled care. The Geriatric LPN II will provide a variety of nursing care for geriatric residents and/or patients, oversees and trains subordinate staff in specific patient care, observes and assesses patients' behavior and physical conditions.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Administering medication treatment in a safe, timely manner in accordance to all applicable rule, regulations, laws, policy and procedures.

  • Administration of treatments and documentation in a safe, timely manner in accordance with all applicable rules, regulations, laws, policy and procedure.

  • Documenting and communicating residents care and condition both written and verbal to interdisciplinary team and other health care settings to ensure continuity of care with adherence to HIPPA regulations.

  • Performing assessment and documenting finding to physician as indicated.

  • Initiating, reviewing, and updating resident care plants.

  • Documenting care provided in medical records.

  • Performing assessments and preparing incident reports, infection control reports and participates in QAPI projects to improve care as requested.

  • Supervising nursing assistants assigned on a shift of care to ensure quality care and adherence to AZPH policies and procedures is provided.

  • Resolving interpersonal conflicts, work procedures issues, and answers questions regarding care; Assisting in training and reinforcement of care needed during a shift of care.

  • Function as an advocate for residents in the delivery of quality of care with regard for resident's rights, wishes and directives.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

  • Standards of Geriatric Nursing Practice, care needs of the geriatric population, team nursing, effects of aging process on ADL management and medical care needs.

  • Federal, State and Agency laws governing general nursing practice.

Ability to:

  • Perform quality nursing assessments, perform basic nursing procedures to include but not limited to wound care management, Foley Catheter management, pain assessment and interventions, medication management and pharmacological impact on the resident.

  • Work effectively on an interdisciplinary team.

  • Perform basic nursing care within the scope of practice.

  • Effectively perform assessments that result in proper interventions.

  • Communicate both verbally and in writing to members of the team including the medical provider.

LICENSES / CERTIFICATION

  • Possesses a license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Arizona.

  • Possess a valid fingerprint clearance card or an application to be submitted within twenty days of hire to the Department of Public Safety.

  • Possess a current CPR Card.

SELECTED PREFERENCE

  • Must have patience, tact and a maturity level with which to interact with people at various levels mental functioning. Assure that all residents are treated fairly with kindness, dignity and respect.

BENEFITS:

The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Sick leave

  • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

  • Health and dental insurance

  • Retirement plan

  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

CONTACT US:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact ADOA Recruitment at [email protected] or at (602) 542-5482 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting Karen Brown at [email protected] . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


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