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Licensed Practical Nurse | LPN

Company: Cogir
Location: Citrus Heights
Posted on: October 17, 2020

Job Description:

Licensed Practical Nurse | LPN

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of all nursing care prescribed and provided to the resident.

Benefits offered Example:

Paid time off

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance for full-time employees

Retirement plan options 401k

FT/PT and on call shifts available

Paid HCA Training

Free parking, meals, and a great team!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Provides services in accordance with nurse practice act and state/federal nursing center regulations.

Participates in pre-admissions assessments for potential residents.

Participates in all staff development programs to expand and develop abilities.

Maintains compliance to all personnel policies, established community policies and procedures.

Understands and implements the Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness Plan and evacuation procedures of the community during drills and emergencies.

Performs admission and periodic reviews on residents for functional and mental abilities.

Dependable and able to meet schedule requirements (attendance and punctuality) with no restrictions.

Reviews/revises assessments and care plans at admission, periodically per regulation, and at change in resident physical or psychosocial condition.

Assists residents in scheduling medical, dental and laboratory appointments.

Assists physician with resident examinations, as needed.

Reviews and transcribes physician's orders.

Administers and documents medications in accordance to the five rights: right medication, right route, right resident, right time, and right dose.

Provides medical treatments as ordered by physician.

Monitors resident restorative nursing programs.

Supervises and monitors medications for residents who self-administer.

Observes residents and reports condition changes to physicians, health care proxies, and supervisors.

Supports and maintains harmonious relations and communicates with family, visitors and all members of the Healthcare Team.

Understands the resident’s Advance Directives and follows his/her wishes.

Assists resident with meeting their nutritional/hydration needs and documents on the Nursing record appropriately.

Monitors meal-time and nourishments, assists with trays, and helps feed residents.

Maintains a safe, clean, orderly, homelike environment for residents.

Monitors and answers resident’s sensor system call lights promptly.

Responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care provided on the shift.

Promotes and participates in the education of staff, team member, resident and family.

Interacts with residents, guests and staff in an atmosphere of hospitality.

Maintains confidentiality of residents’ private health information.

Responds to emergency calls from Independent Living per community policy.

Participates in risk management and quality assurance programs for entire community.

Dependable and able to meet schedule requirements (attendance and punctuality). Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist with assignment making for team members and follow-up to ensure high standards of care and documentation of such care. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include assisting with interviewing, hiring, and training team members; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining team members. Department Director in assigned department maintains ultimate authority regarding all employment decisions concerning Care Partners and Medication Aides.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

Bachelors Degree in Health Care or related field from an accredited college preferred, may require education to obtain state nursing license (LVN/LPN or RN) per State Regulations,

A minimum of three year’s relevant experience.

Basic typing skills along with a working knowledge of personal computing and word processing software are required, preferably in a Microsoft Windows environment.

About Cogir:

COGIR Management USA delivered the Happy Living brand by listening attentively to the needs of American seniors, their families, and our employees.

Every Happy Living community is a unique and dynamic place, shaped by the residents themselves and led by an empowered on-site executive team. We promote local leadership so decisions are made on-site, quickly, and in the best interests of the community.  We are proud of our teams.

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