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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - ALF - Full Time

Company: Noland Health Services
Location: Pell City
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Summary of Duties

Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN will be responsible for providing direct care to residents as needed in accordance with care plan, policies and procedures, and nursing standards of care.

Essential Job Functions

  • Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required and inform staff.
  • Check residents on a regular basis to observe and evaluate physical and emotional status.
  • Direct Nursing/Resident Care Assistants in the performance of their responsibility and report any concerns to the Resident Care Coordinator.
  • Document according to policies and procedures and regulations.
  • Chart nurse's notes in an informative, descriptive, and legible manner that reflects the care provided to the resident and the resident's responses to care and intervention.
  • Report all discrepancies, problems, and issues regarding resident care to the Resident Care Coordinator.
  • Transcribe and/or check physician orders to ensure orders have been executed.
  • Administer and document medication administration per physician's orders.
  • Complete assessments on all assigned residents on each shift.
  • Report residents' condition and shift occurrences to oncoming staff.
  • Communicate with physicians, residents, families and nursing staff all pertinent information, clinical data regarding residents' condition, and possible change in condition.
  • Provide direct care to residents as needed in accordance with the care plan, policies and procedures, and nursing standards of care.
  • Perform other duties including special projects, as assigned.

Education and Experience

Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN by the State of Alabama. One (1) year experience in a health care facility preferred. Must possess CPR certification within thirty (30) days of employment.

Physical Requirements for Essential Job Functions

  • Must be able to move about intermittently throughout the workday.
  • Must be able to reach, bend, and/or stoop intermittently throughout the work day.
  • Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
  • Must be able to push, pull, or move a minimum of 100 pounds utilizing proper body mechanics and assistance.
  • Must be able to walk/stand 75% of the day.
  • Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.

Nurse Nursing Licensed Practical Nurse LPN

Positions: 7a-7p

Keywords: Noland Health Services, Birmingham , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - ALF - Full Time, Other , Pell City, Alabama

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