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Licensed Practical Nurse (HC) 4, 8, & 12 hour shifts
BRADENTON FL 34208
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-88389033

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  Job posted:   Mon Apr 16, 2018
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Licensed Practical Nurse (HC) 4, 8, & 12 hour shifts
Provide direct nursing care to the residents and supervise day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants in accordance with state and federal standards.
Comply with all applicable rules, policies, standards, and guidelines related to employment with Westminster Services and its communities.
1. Supervise CNA's as the Charge Nurse; ensure that CNA's are following physician orders.
2. Implement resident care based on physician orders. Evaluate care and communicate with doctors for updates of orders (PRN). Complete admission documentation in ECS.
3. Assist with the evaluation of residents for medical needs/changes. Assist with planning resident care based on physician orders. Enter physician orders into ECS.
4. Ensure that residents are receiving their medication based on doctor's orders/complete medication pass.
5. Maintain the medication cart including audit procedures for PRN medication and controlled medicines as defined by the nursing standards.
6. Perform skin evaluations and skin treatment as required by skin treatment protocols. Monitor blood glucose, temperature, and blood pressure.
7. Assist patients/residents with Activities of Daily Living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, transferring, ambulating, toileting, and other resident needs.
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job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the assignments and responsibilities assigned to any employee; nor are such assignments restricted to those precisely listed in this description. This job description may change from time to time as the needs of the organization change.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:


Education: Must be currently licensed in the State of Florida as a License Practical Nurse. Must be CPR Certified. Experience and Basic Knowledge: One year of long term care desirable. Med/Surg, Home Health experience helpful. Also experience working with the handicapped, developmentally disabled, or older adults preferred.

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