Nurse - Lpn/Lvn

Brookdale Senior Living Bonita Springs , FL 34134

Posted 1 week ago

Overview

Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company.

Here you'll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there's a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.

Responsibilities

Administers quality, skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in the home and in accordance with physician orders and the Plan of Care under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Director, Professional Services. Performs all functions in a professional and ethical manner and collaborates with other members of the health care team to ensure the provision of quality patient care.

Under the direction of a RN, provides patient care and identifies the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs of patients. Verifies Plan of Care prior to each visit and provides care according to the physician's orders, assessment data, established standards and guidelines and documents accordingly.

Incorporates short and long term goals as established by the Plan of Care into nursing care, as evidenced by documentation in the nursing notes. Performs an ongoing assessment during each visit and documents data in patient medical records. Communicates significant findings, problems, or changes in the patient's condition to the supervising RN and/or Director of Professional Services and the physician and documents all findings, communications and appropriate interventions.

Documents nursing interventions including patient response. Assesses patient/caregiver's knowledge of disease process, treatment regimen and/or medication administration. Provides basic and specialized teaching as ordered in the Plan of Care and based on the patient's needs.

Identifies and recommends other disciplines needed for quality care of the patient. Performs with current standards of practice and with the agency's policies and procedures. Ensures that all nursing notes, supply logs/visit logs are accurate and turned into the office according to agency policy.

Prioritizes patients' schedules based on patient needs and provides services in an efficient, timely manner to all assigned patients. Demonstrates effective time management skills by completing patient assignments and documentation within projected time frames and arrives to appointments on schedule. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures and responds appropriately.

Demonstrates commitment, professional growth and competency. Attends scheduled meetings, in-services, workshops, etc.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Qualifications

Education and ExperienceGraduate of an accredited LPN/LVN program. Minimum of one year experience as an LPN/LVN in a clinical care setting. Home care experience preferred.

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsMust be licensed as an LPN/LVN in good standing in the state(s) where he/she will be providing services. Meets all additional requirements for hire including state specific requirements.

Valid driver's license with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or Organization requirements and is in good working order. Current BCLS prior to delivering patient care.

Management/Decision MakingUses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally.

Knowledge and SkillsHas a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process.

Has working knowledge of the organization. Expresses verbal and written communication in a clear, positive and cooperative manner. Promotes agency philosophy, mission statement and administrative policies to ensure quality of care.

Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality with regard to patient, staff and agency information. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Ability to prioritize and plan work activities.

Demonstrates an interest in working with a senior population. Ability to establish an effective working relationship with all departments and the community. Excellent organizational and follow-through skills.

Demonstrates attention to detail. Must be able follow written and verbal instructions in English effectively.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing

  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors

  • Walking

  • Sitting

  • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.

  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel

  • On-Call on an as needed basis

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections

  • Climb or balance

  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents

  • Talk or hear

  • Taste or smell

  • Exposure to latex

  • Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds

  • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens

  • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards

  • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment

  • Requires Travel: Frequently

  • Vision

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.



icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Registered Nurse

Florida Cancer Specialists, P.L.

Posted 2 months ago

VIEW JOBS 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-05-30T00:00 Founded in 1984, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute is the largest independent medical oncology/hematology practice in the United States. With over 200 physicians, based in 100+ locations across Florida, we are committed to providing world-class cancer care in community-based settings close to home. Our 3000+ team members enjoy: * Work/Life balance – many locations have no weekend and/or night shift hours * Competitive compensation * Comprehensive benefits package including: * Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance * Paid time off * Holiday pay * Tuition reimbursement * CEU hours * 401(k) with company match Our clinic in Bonita Springs, Fl. is searching for a Registered Nurse to join our team! Clinic schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00a-5:00p) DESCRIPTION The RN assists physician in the care and teaching of patients. Florida Cancer Specialists will consider either an RN or an RN that is OCN Certified for this position. REQUIREMENTS * Registered Nurse, licensed in the State of Florida, with experience in IV therapy. * The ability to assess patient needs and condition. * Strong critical thinking skills, as well as the ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. * Current BLS certifications. * Fluency in the English language with excellent oral and written communication skills. * Valid Florida drivers license for travel to clinics. * Experience with hematology/oncology patients in a clinic or hospital is preferred. Florida Cancer Specialists, P.L. Bonita Springs FL

Nurse - Lpn/Lvn

Brookdale Senior Living