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LPN 3PM-11PM FT

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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