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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Long Term Care

Company: Equiliem
Location: Shrewsbury
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Schedule Notes:

40 hours per week

Night Shift: 11:00 PM - 7:30 AM

Every other weekend mandatory

Holidays required as scheduled

Job Summary:

As part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver patient-centered nursing and rehabilitation services to patients.

Provides the highest level of service to all patient's, families, and visitors to ensure satisfaction. Responsible for ensuring all assigned residents receive all medications, treatments, and nursing care as ordered.

Completes all required documentation as per state/federal guidelines.

Essential Generic Job Functions:

Supervises CNAs on the unit, follows the nursing care plan, utilizes nursing diagnosis for patients in cooperation with the supervisor and nursing personnel on the unit.

Follows plan of care for residents.

Consistently, accurately, and independently prioritizes and completes routine assignments within guidelines and schedules.

Recognizes psychosocial needs, their possible effects on behavior on intervenes to provide emotional support.

Maintains accurate informative records on all patients in the unit.

Identifies and reports all real or potential problems regarding the development or administration of patient care.

Records, reports, and interprets patient responses to treatment and care to appropriate members of the inter-disciplinary team.

Identifies any changes in patient conditions/needs and report to Supervisor.

Demonstrates team approach to problem solving through frequent communication and collaboration on complex issues to provide appropriate care.

Maintains all equipment as per facility policy and uses equipment consistent with equipment specifications.

Identifies patient needs and treatment opportunities, providing services to meet those needs on an on-going basis.

Maintains professional competence and keeps current with Occupational Health trends through participation in continuing education, in-service programs, professional staff sessions and training of nursing personnel.

Fosters good relationships and communications with all Team Members, patients, family/significant others and visitors.

Assists with new Team Member orientation and provide key experiences to prepare Team Member for independent performance of essential job functions.

Education Requirement:

High School Diploma or equivalent and completion of an approved LPN program.

Required Certification/Licenses:

NJ LPN License

BLS (AHA)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Must be a NJ Licensed LPN with minimum of 6 months prior experience working in a longterm care and subacute rehabilitation facility.

Must have experience in skilled nursing facility, subacute (short term) patient population - post surgery, hip replacement, motor vehicle accidents, stroke and a variety of other conditions.

Prior work experience with geriatric and disabled populations.

Keywords: Equiliem, Brick , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Long Term Care, Healthcare , Shrewsbury, New Jersey

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