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Staff Nurse LPN

Company: Spring Hills of Matawan
Location: Matawan
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to render professional nursing care to residents; to follow facility policies and procedures to implement treatment orders; to assess resident treatment needs and take appropriate action; and to maintain residents' medical records. -Essential Functions: -

  • Attend work as scheduled and follow company's call-off procedures
  • Follow established standards of nursing practices in accordance with National Standards of Practice and the State Practice Act to implement facility policies and procedures.
  • Supervise and evaluate all direct resident care provided and initiate appropriate action as necessary.
  • Obtain report from nurse being relieved and record sufficient information to implement appropriate follow-up action as necessary relating to the residents' treatment needs.
  • Obtain report from nurse being relieved and record sufficient information related to medication administration to implement accurate changes to medication orders.
  • Conduct resident rounds as assigned and report problems to the Nursing Supervisor or Director of Nursing Service, and take necessary follow-up action.
  • Administer medications to residents in an accurate, timely manner.
  • Monitor residents for effectiveness of drug therapy and occurrence of adverse effects.
  • Document resident care related to medication administration, related monitoring, effectiveness of drug therapy and occurrence of adverse effects.
  • Notify physician, when necessary, of changes in residents' conditions, weight, medication errors, medication not available, abnormal laboratory/
  • X-ray results and any other unusual observations.
  • Document physician notification and follow up action(s) per facility policy.
  • Complete all documentation related to the resident's medication administration.
  • Follow comprehensive care plans related to medication administration based on each resident's needs and his/her comprehensive assessment as assigned.
  • Identify safety hazards and initiate corrective action. -
  • Assume responsibility for compliance with federal, State and local regulations within the assigned unit. -
  • Verify accuracy of narcotic count, check emergency kit and exchange keys.
  • Order, receive and store medications accurately and appropriately.
  • Identify special nursing problems and emergency situations quickly and initiate immediate "life-saving" measures in the absence of a physician.
  • Supervise and evaluate the implementation of Residents' Rights.
  • Participate in facility educational programs including, but not limited to, orientation, in service and nursing education, Provide clinical supervision to nursing assistants and monitor for completion of assigned duties.
  • Instruct nursing assistants in proper, preventative safety measures and use of adaptive equipment to meet residents' needs.
  • Use and supervise the use of equipment and supplies efficiently and in a cost-effective manner.
  • Counsel supervised staff and recommend disciplinary action to Director of Nursing Service.
  • Compile information for facility committees as instructed.
  • Administer treatments according to the physician's order and accurately record treatments administered and weekly progress notes.
  • Be responsible for the safety of residents under his/her supervision.
  • Document resident care provided and resident's response or lack of response to treatment provided.
  • Assess and report changes in resident's condition including development of decubitus to physician, Charge Nurse, Nursing Supervisor, Director of Nursing Service and take follow up action as necessary.
  • Assess each resident's skin condition weekly, and as necessary, including stage, size (measurements), sites, depth, color, drainage and odor of each condition.
  • Assist with admission/transfer and discharge of residents as necessary and as assigned by the Director of Nursing Service.
  • Complete admission/transfer and discharge documentation.
  • Perform basic nursing skills.
  • Obtain physicians' orders and any revisions for treatments as necessary.
  • Assess resident needs and initiate development of individualized care plans.
  • Review and update resident care plans as necessary and as assigned.
  • Provide direct resident care, in addition to treatment, as necessary.
  • Give daily instruction to Nursing Assistants regarding care related to treatment.
  • Assume Quality Assurance duties as assigned.
  • Provide Charge Nurse coming on duty with concise, accurate report.
  • Consistently work cooperatively with residents, nursing personnel, physicians, families, consultant personnel, community agencies and ancillary personnel.
  • Establish a therapeutic relationship with the resident and family.
  • Keep the resident and family informed about nursing care provided.
  • Listen to resident, family or physician complaints and initiate corrective action and report special problems to his/her supervisor.
  • Render immediate assistance to any resident in need.
  • Supervise the answering of resident call lights.
  • Follow facility Residents' Rights policies.
  • Adhere to Corporate Compliance Program Code of Conduct and policies and procedures. -
  • Attend Corporate Compliance Program inservicing as required.
  • Comply with facility policies and procedures against discrimination and sexual harassment.
  • Protect the privacy of resident Protected Health Information.
  • Protect the confidentiality and security of all resident and facility information. -Non-Essential Functions: -
    • Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings.
    • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.
    • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward all associates, customers, vendors, clients.
    • Adheres to all policies and procedures of Spring Hills PASL, LLC.
    • Performs other duties as assigned. -Experience and Education: Current and valid New Jersey L.P.N. License with no present or prior restrictions and/or suspensions, and have not had any other professional license suspension and/or been revoked from practice. A minimum of one (1) years of nursing experience, preferably in geriatrics. Physical Requirements: Standing (1/3-2/3), walking (1/3-2/3), using hands to finger, handle or feel (over 2/3), reach with hands and arms (over 2/3), climb and balance (under 1/3), stoop, kneel (under 1/3), talk or hear (over 2/3), taste or smell (under 1/3). Lifting up to 10 pounds (1/3 - 2/3), Up to 25 pounds (under 1/3); Up to 50 pounds (under 1/3); up to 100 pounds (under 1/3), more than 100 pounds (none) -

Keywords: Spring Hills of Matawan, New York , Staff Nurse LPN, Healthcare , Matawan, New York

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