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LPN - Priority Life Care

Date Posted: Sep 24, 2020
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Job Detail

  • Location:
    Monroeville, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    1 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
    Certification
  • Apply Before:
    Dec 24, 2020

Job Description

The primary purpose of the LPN is to provide direct and individualized nursing care to residents.  The LPN works as part of the nursing team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.

 

 

Essential job functions include the following:

 

  • Provides direct resident care and treatments, including, but not limited to:
  • Prepares, administers and records medications in accordance with facility policy
  • Monitors and records temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas or douches, catheterizations, etc.
    • Sterilizes equipment and supplies as needed
    • Collects samples such as blood, urine and sputum, and performs routine laboratory tests on samples
    • Prepares residents for medical treatments, examinations and tests, explaining the procedures and their purpose
  • Administers prescribed emergency care
  • Answers residents’ call-lights and determines how to assist them as needed
  • Assess residents’ conditions and vitals to determine and/or modify resident treatment plans
    • Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in residents’ conditions
    • Provides input for the development of individualized care plans and implements accordingly
  • Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records
  • Record residents' medical information and vital signs
  • Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned residents
    • May be required to be “on-call” periodically or as specifically needed by facility
  • Understands and reviews the facility’s Healthcare Clinical Policies and Procedures and Safety Guidelines
  • Reports any issues or problems that may arise to the Director of Nursing and/or Administrator
  • Complies with state, federal, and all other applicable health care and safety standards
  • Assists families and other visitors as needed
  • Attends/completes required in-services and other required meetings
  • Performs other duties as directed

 

Must be licensed in the applicable state as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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Company Overview

Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States of America

At Priority Life Care, we believe everyone deserves dignity, compassion, and respect. Our communities are built around that belief. With an intentional focus on healthy choices and an active lifestyle, we encourage independence, individuality, and... Read More

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