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LPN PRN ALL SHIFTS

Department: Nursing
Location: Oxford, FL

LPN 

 

Mission Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care 

 

Competitive Pay 

 

Job Summary   

 

        Provides care to residents in accordance with physician orders, recognized standards of practice and established company policies and procedures.

 

Essential Functions 

 

        Assists in maintaining a physical, social and psychological environment in the best interests of residents. Ensures resident rights are maintained at all times. 

        Monitors residents within state licensure regulations; supervises and directs nursing assistants where allowed by state licensure regulations.

        Assists in writing care plans based on resident needs and change of condition. 

        Obtains and administers medication and treatments as prescribed by physician.

        Documents and reviews medication and treatment sheets for accuracy and compliance with physician orders, professional standards, federal and state regulations and company policy.

        Monitors responses to care treatment plans. Possesses knowledge of medication interactions and notifies Nursing Supervisor or designee of any issues.

        Adheres to company systems, processes and procedures.

        Counts controlled substances with off going nurse or designee; secures and corrects reconciliation of controlled substances during shift.

        Ensures cleanliness and organization of medicine supply room and security of discontinued medicine in accordance with federal and state regulations and company policy.

        Assists with discharge process relevant to medication and treatment orders.

        Possesses knowledge of OSHA regulations, infection control standards, and emergency procedures.

        Follows policies and procedures to ensure resident safety.

        Documents all pertinent information regarding nursing care, care plans and observation of resident overall condition.

        Attends training to maintain skill level and remain current in emerging healthcare trends.  

 

Education and Experience 

 

        Education as required to obtain state nursing license (LPN) and/or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.   Certifications, Licenses, and other Special Requirements LPN  license. Basic CPR/first aid training. Fire safety training.

 

Working Conditions 

 

        Standing

        Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors.

        Walking

        Sitting

        Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.

        Use hands and fingers to handle or feel

        On-Call on an as needed basis

        Reach with hands and arms

        Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections

        Climb or balance

        Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

        Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents

        Talk or hear

        Taste or smell

        Exposure to latex

        Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens 

        Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards

        Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment. 

        The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

        The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

        The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. 

        Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

 

 

Knowledge and Skills 

 

        Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability.

        Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process.

        Has a working knowledge of the organization.

        Familiarity with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and e-mail (Microsoft Outlook or Exchange, preferred).

        Basic typing skills are essential.

        Ability to maintain resident confidentiality.      

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

 

         The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and toxic caustic chemicals.

        The environment is characteristic of a facility in which healthcare is provided to the frail elderly.

        The noise level is usually moderate.

 

Condition of Employment and/or Continued Employment 

It is the policy of the Company to maintain a drug-free workplace as a condition of employment and/or continued employment.  All employees and job applicants must abide by the terms of this policy.

 

 

 

 

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