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Licensed Practical Nurse LPN

Company: The Gardens at Aldersgate
Location: Topeka
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

As a Licensed Practical Nurse - you are responsible for staff assignment and provide overall supervision of resident care in accordance with established policies and procedures and as may be directed by the RN Supervisor, Director of Nurses or Administrator, to assure that the highest degree of quality resident care can be maintained at all times.QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or an approved Licensed Practical Nurse program with a current Licensed Practical Nurse licensure in the state in which practicing.
  • Possess leadership ability and the willingness to work with and supervise professional and nonprofessional personnel.
  • Ability to Read, write and speak the English language.GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -CLINICAL
    • Complete all Licensed Practical Nurse LPN -required record keeping forms/charts upon the resident's admission, discharge, transfer, etc. File in the resident's chart and or forward to the appropriate department.
    • Prepare administer medications as ordered by the physician.
    • Admit, transfer and discharge resident. Assist in arranging transportation and packing as necessary.
    • Administer professional services such as: catheterization, tube feeding, suction, applying and changing dressings bandages, packs, colostomy and drainage bags, taking blood, sputum, and urine specimens, end of life care, etc., as established by the facility's policies and procedures.SUPERVISION
      • As a Licensed Practical Nurse LPN -you will work with the facility's consultants as necessary and implement recommended changes as directed by the RN Supervisor of the Director of Nurses.
      • Investigate complaints and grievances and make necessary oral and written reports to the RN Supervisor or Director of Nurses.
      • Give and receive nursing reports upon reporting in and ending shift duty hours.
      • Check all residents daily to assure that prescribed treatment is being properly administered by nursing personnel/assistants and to evaluate their physical and emotional status. -
      • Keep the RN Supervisor informed about the status of residents, staff and related matters.CONSUMER SERVICE
        • Presents professional image to consumers through dress, behavior and speech.
        • Adheres to Company standards for resolving consumer concerns.
        • Ensures that all resident rights are protected. -BENEFITS
          • 401K
          • Annual evaluations
          • Dental insurance
          • Disability insurance
          • Electronic documentation
          • Employee appreciation events
          • Health insurance
          • Life insurance
          • Paid time off
          • Vision insurance

Keywords: The Gardens at Aldersgate, Topeka , Licensed Practical Nurse LPN, Healthcare , Topeka, Kansas

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