Staff Nurse - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Best benefits in the industry! Competitive package offered including 16 PTO days, and other new benefi - Lima, Pennsylvania - NurseRecruiter.com

Permanent Nursing Job in
Lima , Pennsylvania, 19037

  • Employer: Fair Acres Geriatric Center
  • Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Specialty: Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care
  • Compensation: 20.00+/hr

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Staff Nurse is a Licensed Practical Nurse
(LPN) whose primary responsibility is to provide quality care for
the residents under the direction of the Unit Manager and/or the Nursing
Supervisor.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Is confident and flexible in their ability to practice nursing on any unit throughout the facility
Delivers safe and therapeutic nursing care using the Nursing Process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act, DOH Regulations, State Regulations and the policies and procedures of Fair Acres.
Supports the goals and objectives of the Nursing Department and Administration of Fair Acres.
Assures effective organization of assignments by establishing priorities and setting goals.
Assists the resident with activities of daily living.
Assists in meeting the resident's psychosocial needs.
Observes and reports appropriately all significant symptoms, reactions, and changes in resident’s condition.
Records pertinent information and assures the continuity of accurate and timely documentation to facilitate communication among services.
Performs nursing functions, such as:
Administration of medications and treatments
Performs therapeutic procedures
Maintains standard precautions.
Provides end of life care.
Participates and supervises the TAPS program.
Assists with rehabilitative nursing techniques to restore and/or maintain resident independence.
Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in providing quality care
Identifies specific and general resident care issues take steps toward resolution and maintain communication with the Unit Manager and/or Nursing Supervisor
Promotes and models a cooperative team effort among staff and peers.
Keeps Unit Manager and/or Nursing Supervisor informed of the resident, family, visitor, and employee concerns and issues.
Meets with staff under the direction of the Unit Manager and/or Supervisor
Maintains and ensures resident and staff confidentiality
Plans individualized resident care and participate in interdisciplinary conferences to discuss goals and activities of residents.
Participates on committees as requested.
Participates in Staff Development programs as mandated by Fair Acres and seeks additional self-enrichment and professional growth through continuing education.
Maintains a clean, safe and orderly environment
Supervises proper use of equipment and supplies, and notifies the appropriate department when maintenance is required or education is needed by staff.
Assumes other duties as deemed necessary by the Unit Manager and/or Nursing Supervisor

Location

Lima, Pennsylvania , 19037

Employment Type

Permanent

Compensation

20.00+/hr

Employer

Fair Acres Geriatric Center

Date Posted

Jan 12th, 2018

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