Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Long Term Care

$28.00 - $32.00 hourly
  • Nurse Earth
  • Timonium, Lutherville-Timonium, MD, USA
  • Jul 30, 2020
Full time Clinical

Job Description

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LPN with 1+ Year LTC Experience
M-F (7A-3P, 3P-11P, or 11P-7A) OR Weekend Doubles available
Geriatric Care Patient type

 

We provide 24-hour skilled nursing services for elderly residents and people with a chronic condition or a prolonged illness. Our staff is devoted to the creation of a comforting environment and is focused on helping each person achieve their highest level of independence and vitality.

 

Position Responsibilities:


LPN consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans


Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously) and records prescribed medications.


Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse


Patient assessment and records patient care data information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms


Assists patients with activities of daily living while maintaining feelings of independence and self-esteem


Familiarity and management of:Cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary, hematological, musculoskeletal, endocrine,Neurological, psychiatric/psychosocial, integumentary, sensory and pain problems


Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient.


Facilitates older adults’ active participation in all aspects of their own health care


Involves, educates, and when appropriate, supervises family/significant others in implementing best practices for older adults


Attends to quality end-of-life care for older adults and their support system


Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

 

Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Current nursing license, in good standing with the State licensing board
Minimum of one (1) year LTC experience required
Minimum of (1) year Geriatric experience preferred
Federal-, State- and GHR-required credentials current and on file
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

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