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LPN 3N - Days - Fulltime 5 shifts per week

Location: Rochester
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Job Description:

Description:JOB SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for resident care activities under the direction of a Professional Registered Nurse.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assure supervision of residents at all times.
  • Provide encouragement of residents in performing activities of daily living and assign appropriate staff to meet the care needs of the residents as needed.
  • Monitor physical, emotional, social and cognitive functioning levels of residents.
  • Work with team to arrange transfer to another care level if needed.
  • Keep the physician and families updated on changes in the resident status and ensure the physician instructions regarding care are met.
  • Assist the resident care director r in reviewing all medical information.
  • Review all DOH 3122s to ensure accuracy.
  • Keep resident care director updated on medication changes when needed.
  • Assess each resident's health and functional abilities.
  • Communicate with residents and families regarding health status.
  • Work with residents' primary physicians to coordinate care needs and medical orders.
  • Maintain all resident nursing records as required.
  • Maintain resident confidentiality.
  • Assign and direct all resident care in absence of resident care coordinator.
  • Develop schedule for all nursing staff to ensure staffing coverage at all times.
  • Supervise resident care assistants to ensure accurate medication administration & care needs are met for residents.
  • Assume responsibility for proper storage of all medications not kept by the residents.
  • Maintain Optimus eMAR & task list per MD orders, DOH 3122, FA & ISP
  • Phone in refills for residents on med-assist program and notify resident's family if they pick up refills.
  • Monitor Optimus exception reports to ensure proper medication administration.
  • Assist resident care director with discipline of RCAs as needed.
  • Complete monthly medication review with residents who self-manage medications.
  • Provide resident teaching re: medication and medical equipment as needed.
  • Communicate all pertinent information to other staff.
  • May be assigned on-call duty on a rotational basis to handle resident and program emergencies as needed.
  • Conduct in-service training for resident care assistants as needed & offer continuous Optimus training & support to RCAs.
  • Assist resident care coordinator with in-service training as needed.
  • Ensure that resident care assistants follow policies and procedures.
  • Participate in quality assurance process.
  • Conduct audits regarding nursing program as needed.. Requirements:QUALIFICATIONS: Effective written and verbal communication skills. Must have effective social and communication skills, need to be flexible and willing to adapt to change. Ability to interact courteously and tactfully with staff, residents, family members, visitors, vendors, and the general public. Adult CPR Certified.EDUCATION: Current NY state practical nurse licensure.EXPERIENCE: Minimum one year clinical experience, preferably in gerontology.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Performing duties of this job requires lifting, bending, walking and standing. Must be able to occasionally lift loads of 50 pounds without assistance and the ability to sit, talk, and hear is required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Keywords: EPISCOPAL CHURCH HOME, Rochester , LPN 3N - Days - Fulltime 5 shifts per week, Healthcare , Rochester, New York

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