LPN - Education Reimbursement, Sign-on, Free I-pad, Mileage paid - Columbia, Missouri - NurseRecruiter.com

Permanent Nursing Job in
Columbia , Missouri, 65201

  • Employer: Americare
  • Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Specialty: Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care

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Benefit: This position will have the ability to pick from a few different schedules. You may prefer picking up an extra shift or to only work nights? Let us work with you to accommodate the best schedule. You may be at a job you enjoy, but you never know what opportunities exist without exploring.

• SIGN ON BONUS • Mileage Reimbursement • Dental • Vision • 401K • PTO • Vacation • Education Reimbursement- loan forgiveness

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Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill, injured, convalescent, and handicapped persons in the long term care or assisted living setting. Takes and records resident vital signs. Dresses wounds, gives enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages. Applies compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles. Observes resident and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge. Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intermuscular injection, and notes time and amount on the resident chart. Assembles and uses such equipment as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen suppliers. Collects samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from residents for testing and performs routine laboratory tests on samples. Sterilizes equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave. Prepares or examines food trays for prescribed diet and feeds residents. Records food and fluid intake and output. Bathes, dresses, and assist residents in walking and turning. Cleans rooms, makes beds, and answers resident call lights. Washes and dresses bodies of deceased persons. Must pass state board examination and be licensed. May inventory and requisition supplies. Documentation capability with accuracy and understanding of facility, state and federal regulations and policies and procedures. May start and monitor IV’s with appropriate accreditation and licensure. Critical Functions: Render or assign resident care according to the needs of the residents under the direction of the supervisor and or director of nursing. Maintain a home like, person centered care environment for all residents. Effectively supervise all staff responsible for resident care. As an interdisciplinary team member and supervising others to meet the physical, psychological, and social needs of the resident. Training and Experience: Graduate of an approved school of nursing. Maintains current state registration and ongoing education. Ability to develop and effectively manage facility personnel. Skill in identifying problems and planning solutions. Initiative and good judgment. A sincere desire to work with the aged and those with a limited capacity for self care. Capacity to grasp new theories and principles and implement these. Ability to maintain a good working relationship with all levels of personnel, residents and families, as well as community contacts and volunteers

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Location

Columbia, Missouri , 65201

Employment Type

Permanent

Employer

Americare

Date Posted

Sep 11th, 2017

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