Licenced Practical Nurse (LPN) - Tues. - Sat.
Company: Ridges At Peoria, LLC
Posted on: May 3, 2021
the quality of life of our residents by creating a sustainable,
nurturing and professional environment through caring, personalized
primary purpose of this position is to provide high quality,
holistic nursing care in accordance with nursing practice standards
and health care regulations which govern the practice of
professional nursing. Lead or direct licensed and non-professional
staff in the delivery of direct resident care and support
Job Functions Duties and Responsibilities
the daily nursing functions in accordance with current rules,
regulations, and guidelines that govern the long term care
that all nursing personnel assigned to you comply with the written
policies and procedures including the safety program.
transfer, and discharge residents with documentation regarding care
and service provided.
in the orientation of new residents/family members to the
rounds with health care provider.
nursing personnel qualifications according to the resident's care
plan, wishes, and health care provider orders.
daily clinical and environmental rounds to evaluate resident care
being provided and report significant events.
- Meet and
resolve issues with residents and/or family members. Report
significant issues to the supervisor.
in facility surveys (inspections) as requested by
- May be
responsible for clinical programs as directed, e.g. dementia, wound
care, quality assurance, infection control, admissions.
an initial assessment and develop interim care plan.
review, and transcribe the care plan that identifies the goals,
problems, approaches, and revisions based on nursing needs and new
health care provider orders.
with health care provider to review treatment plans, complete
orders, progress notes, etc., in accordance with established
the resident's medical record for specific treatments, medication
orders, diets, labs etc., as for implementation and follow
and arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services, as ordered by
the health care provider, and in accordance with our established
the department's policies and procedures to personnel, residents,
with written (24 hour report) and oral reports/recommendations
concerning any changes in resident condition and other activities
of your shift to nursing management.
- Fill out
and complete accident/incidents involving residents or staff and
submit to Director of Nursing.
and file assessments and all other medical record documentation as
required to provide care services.
resident and family information for care conferences or other
all discrepancies noted concerning physician's orders, diet change,
charting error, etc., to the supervisor.
clinically accurate documentation according to policy.
the resident medical documentation and progress notes from the
interdisciplinary team to determine if the care plan is being
followed. Report any concerns to your supervisor.
nursing personnel of new admissions and the resident's care needs.
Ensure that rooms are ready for new admissions. Greet newly
admitted residents upon admission.
the resident's attending health care practitioner and family when
there is a change in the resident's condition.
- Meet with
your assigned support personnel (Housekeeping, Dining Services,
Nursing Assistants, etc.) to plan the shift's services, programs,
and activities and monitor tasks are completed as
services with other members of the disciplinary team (Housekeeping,
Dining Services, Nursing, etc.) to ensure that the resident's total
regimen of care is maintained.
- Assist in
arranging transportation for residents and other third party
and administer medications ordered by the health care
that an adequate supply of floor stock medications, supplies, and
equipment is on hand to meet the nursing needs of the residents.
Report needs to the supervisor.
medication administration record for completeness of information,
accuracy in the transcription of the health care provider's order.
Report concerns to your supervisor.
of drugs and narcotics as required, and in accordance with
with adjusting the staffing needs of the nursing service department
necessary to meet the total nursing needs of the
- Assist to
develop work assignments, schedule duty hours, and assist and
supervise nursing staff to ensure that all personnel are performing
their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing
- Assist in
staff development. Formally and informally monitor performance of
personnel and ensure adjustments/corrections are made by using
coaching, counseling, and discipline methods.
- Work with
the Director of Nursing to resolve staff performance issues
including those that may lead to termination.
complaints and grievances, complete investigations, and work with
the Director of Nursing for a plan of action and
in the planning, conducting and scheduling of timely in service and
orientation training classes that meet state and federal
and Sanitation Functions
and make available protective equipment for staff.
nursing service work areas (i.e., nurses' stations, medicine
preparation rooms, etc.), resident rooms, and treatment areas in a
clean and sanitary manner.
to the Director of Nursing the equipment and supply needs of the
nursing department. Ensure that a stock level of medications,
medical supplies, equipment, etc., is maintained on the premise at
all times to adequately meet the needs of the
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow
instructions, and accept constructive criticism. Must be able to
deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors,
government agencies/personnel, and the general public. Must be able
to work with ill, disabled, elderly, and emotionally upset people
within the facility. Must be able to speak, write and understand
English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication
with supervisors, employees, residents, and families.
have experience in nursing in a long-term care facility or similar
possess a current and active license to practice as an LPN/LVN in
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